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Offline zueth

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What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« on: June 16, 2011, 09:51:12 am »
I have only used 6 hours of Hickory when smoking a pork Butt for pulled pork.  I have heard that Apple and Pecan can be good as well.

What does everybody use? and what have you found works the best for pulled pork?


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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2011, 09:56:02 am »
My go to wood for pork butt is Hickory with Pecan being my second choice.

Its the other way around when doing ribs.  ::)

Apple is good too just not as robust.

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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2011, 11:15:29 am »
I use Hickory, Oak, Pecan, Maple...
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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2011, 11:19:26 am »
Which in your opinions did you prefer, Hickory or Pecan?

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Re: Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2011, 11:31:08 am »
I use hickory wood on pork shoulder but use apple on ribs

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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2011, 12:00:01 pm »
Again hickory, my second is pecan..
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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2011, 12:20:25 pm »
My first choice is hickory.  My second choice is hickory. :)

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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2011, 12:28:23 pm »
hickory, oak, maple and a mixture of hickory, misquette and oak

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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2011, 12:29:47 pm »
Which in your opinions did you prefer, Hickory or Pecan?

For me it is Hickory, with a big hunk of pork like a butt I want a stronger smoke.

With all the other hunks of pork I like Pecan.

To me Pecan is a lighter flavor of Hickory.

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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2011, 01:16:14 pm »
I have used Hickory and Apple, alternating the pucks.  I have also used all Hickory and have not really noticed that much of a difference.

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Re: What wood to use with Pork Butt?
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2011, 01:32:44 am »
My first choice is hickory.  My second choice is hickory. :)

Ditto

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