guava wood?

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Original poster
Nov 8, 2006
i just ordered some guava wood online froma hawaii. i did a search on the forums, not too much feedback, anybody have any experience w/ this?


SMF Events Planning Committee
Apr 17, 2006
Greenwood, MO
Hey valmario, I've been wondering about this. Did you get it? Did you put it to use yet? If so what did you think? What wood that you have used before was it most comparable too?


Master of the Pit
OTBS Member
Dec 19, 2005
Beautiful Grand Rapids Michigan
I had some one ask me the other day what can you talk about on a forum regarding meat smoking. I mentioned some of the topics and I was told ok so you have a list of wood but really what new info is there. Well here is a case and point I never thought of Guava wood let alone heard of it before.


Meat Mopper
Nov 15, 2010
Rural Nebraska
I ordered some too about a month and a half ago. Excellent wood! I particularly like it smoking chicken and turkey and in combination with other woods.  I've used it with apricot for poultry and pecan and almond cooking pork ribs. You can expect clean, seasoned wood from that suplier. Some of the chunks are pretty big though for me as I use smaller chunks but that's pretty much a non-issue. You're getting good quality wood. To me it just has a clean, smoky flavor with a tinge of tartness and light floral fragrance. It produces quite a bit of smoke on average not as much as an oak.
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