But with all the different wood that is mentioned here,
I would like to know what wood to use for different types of meat.
"Smoke always follows beauty "
That list is a wiki and in fact is a different copy of the smoking wood list originally posted on this site.
The original(created ca.1998) is here-
Thats a good list, and every bag of chips Ive looked at says what they 'recommend' they are used for. But thats not cast in stone at all. That said, Ive been using apple for everything so far. Did two batches of salmon past two days with apple, its awesome!! Did a whole chicken with apple, made a fattie with apple.
Birch is not very dense and tends to burn up quickly, not many over here use birch for fire wood much less cooking. Birch is usually made into match sticks or toothpicks.