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post oak

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by chris_harper, Dec 5, 2006.

  1. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    my mom and step-dad live out in the country. they have 8.5 acres of land (2 acres is a stock tank (pond to you northern folks). she told me she has mesquite, post oak, and other trees. i have seen a huge mesquite tree out there. i don't really know one tree from another, by looks, except for a few. i have two big pecan trees here in my yard. she told me i can have all i wanted, just to let her know and she will cut me some and bring it to me.

    my question is, has anyone ever used post oak?
  2. cheech

    cheech Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Not me, never heard of it
  3. bwsmith_2000

    bwsmith_2000 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Post Oak is an excellent wood for smoking. It's similar in flavor to the White Oak. Enjoy!
  4. zardnok

    zardnok Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Agreed that Post Oak is a good wood. I usually mix Post Oak or Red Oak with my Pecan when I am smoking. It burns long, hot, and clean.