mesquite or hickory?

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by goat4444, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. goat4444

    goat4444 Fire Starter

    Mesquite wood or hickory wood witch is better for chicken or pork,beef ec...
     
  2. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    my preference goes to hickory [​IMG]
     
  3. denver dave

    denver dave Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    It really comes down to what you like. However, I tend to use the sweeter woods on pork and chicken. (Peach, cherry, maple, hickory). I use mesquite on beef since it has a stronger flavor.
    Mixing woods is also a good solution. 60% peach and 40% mesquite is great on chicken. Mixing woods is easy for me since I'm a pellet smoker.[​IMG]
    Hickory has that traditional BBQ flavor.
     

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