Shagbark Hickory....

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by jones54, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. jones54

    jones54 Newbie

    Anyone here ever use shagbark hickory for smoking, grilling...If so, what you think about it?
     
  2. smokeamotive

    smokeamotive Smoking Fanatic

    Shadbark Hickory is fine for smoking. Has almost identical flavor to regular hickory.
     
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  4. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Interesting.  I thought hickory was hickory no matter what variety
     
  5. animal

    animal Newbie

    All the hickory trees have the same flavor to me.
     
  6. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Shagbark hickory is fine for smoking.
     
  7. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  8. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    The tree may be different, but the flavour will be very similar.
     
  9. Shagbark is wonderful stuff, I think Swamp is a bit better.
    They're the only two I have to choose from on my place, both are in short supply, but thank God there's more Swamp because I need the Shagbark for the nuts.
    Tons of Cherry and Maple.


    ~Martin
     

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