What would to use for CB?

Discussion in 'Smoking Bacon' started by westtnbum, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. westtnbum

    westtnbum Newbie

    Tn
    I have 4 lbs of loin in cure and wondering what wood do y'all use for smoke?
     
  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    I use cherry or pecan or a mix of them
     
  3. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I like Cherry, Apple, and Hickory for so many things.

    I think a lot of people like Cherry or Apple the most for  CB, but I like Hickory the best for so many things. I think it's because I am such a smoke hound, and Hickory seems to put a lot more smoke flavor on than most other woods (except Mesquite).

    Anyway, I think Cherry or Apple would be the more normal tasty wood for CB.

    Bearcarver
     
  4. daddyzaring

    daddyzaring Smoking Fanatic

    I think Oak, Sugar Maple, and either cherry or peach would be really good?
     
  5. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I like them all but hickory stands out.
     
  6. hemi

    hemi Smoking Fanatic

    I personaly like to use black walnut.I happen to have a lot of it and I think it gives the bacon a mild, mellow  smoke taste.  Hemi..[​IMG]
     

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