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Original poster
Mar 29, 2014
Ont. Canada
Smoking for the first time on sat we have a webber 22.5 smokey mountain doing 2 hole chickens. We are doing a brine over night can't wait but scared :( there's always pizza
Thank you all for the info here, this is a fantastic site wish us luck:)
Welcome to SMF!  Glad you're here.  Hope you found some ideas you liked before your first smoke.  Chicken picks up smoke pretty easy so just about anything is good.  My favorite is hickory.

Chicken on a WSM 22.5", easy peasy!  Great smoker!  Chickens do well on the WSM with either a filled or a dry water pan.  I prefer dry for a crispier skin but you are either well into or done with the smoke by the time you read this.  If you have an questions after the smoke ask away!

Once again, welcome!
Welcome from Canada.


I think you will like it here, it is a great place to learn to smoke. If you want to make some friends, post pictures of your smoke. We love Qview (pictures).

Welcome, nice to have ya ! You'll do just fine on the chickens, WSM's are great smokers.... I have an 18.5 myself ! Ask if ya have questions and we'll help ya out the best we can.... be sure and post some pics !

Hello and welcome to SMF from East Texas,  Chicken is pretty forgiving, hard to screw up.

Post some pictures

Gary S

Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.


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