Barbecue Wood Chip Chart

BARBECUE WOOD CHIP FLAVORS - 15 - Grill Smoker Flavors

 

Wood Chip Types

Uses of Wood Chips

Characteristics- Rating

ALDER BBQ Barbecue-BBQ WOOD CHIPS

Fish and poultry. It is known for smoking salmon GREAT LIGHT BBQ WOOD

Light and delicate with a slight hint of sweetness #1 on fatty fish even better mixed with apple wood chips

BBQ Barbecue-BBQ APPLE WOOD CHIPS

Beef, poultry and good for salmon, trout & fatty type fish

Sweet but denser, fruity smoked flavor. A great mixing wood also great by itself #2 all around

CHERRY BBQ WOOD CHIPS

I great mixing wood. Great to use to finish off beef like Ribs ( last 45 minutes) One of Sams Shared Secrets

Mild and woody fruity smoke flavor One of the best mixing woods and a super great finishinf wood # 1 finish off wood chips and mixing wood

GRAPE BBQ Barbecue-BBQ WOOD CHIPS

Chicken , garlic, escargots great mixing wood flavor with apple

Aaromatic sweet berry different flavor #1 alone wood chips for that unique really hard to find

HICKORY BBQ WOOD CHIPS THREE MAJOR KINDS OF HICKORY WOOD CHIPS

All meats, especially pork and ribs.

Bold and robust . The most common wood used. Strength varies based on type of hickory

MAPLE BBQ WOOD CHIPS

cheese, vegetables and small game gret to mix with hickory and apple for steaks

Mild flavor, somewhat sweet flavor.A unque flavot Great mixing wood

MESQUITE BBQ WOOD CHIPS

Most meats, especially beef - BURNS HOT

Bold earthy flavor. Be careful with this one you must burn down to charcoal or your food maybe bitter I rate this one 14 of 15

Fruit wood is much better. However a good advanced mixing wood #2 for mixing wood

MULBERRY BBQ wood chips

Particularly ham and chicken.Berry

The smell is sweet and reminds of berry floating in the air a great different gourmet taste #2 taste on specific recipes

OAK BBQ wood chips

Red meat, pork, and fish

One of the most popular wood chips in some parts of the country many restrauants use this wood as it is available I rate OAK wood chips #10

PEACH BBQ wood chips

A great wood spice to try with different type recipes

Sweet a real different wood. AN A+ I really like this one #1 Great mixing wood #! Hard to find sometimes

BBQ WOOD CHIPS PERSIMMON

Red Meats

Strong but tasty piney flavor Great as a mosquito repellant when smoking. Ok some peole really like this as there local wood #12 out of 15

BBQ WOOD CHIPS PEAR

Poultry, game birds and pork.

Somewhat sweet flavor.Right next to apple siminlar to apple. Does the samething as apple.

BARCECUE WOOD CHIPS PECAN

Great for Most meats - All around top dog with hickory BBQ Barbecue-BBQ wood chips

Similar to hickory ( really a mild history in fact the same scientific tree name) but not as strong as shag bark hickory #1 all around wood use the same as hichory great milder mixing wood that the hictory wood chips

BBQ Barbecue-BBQ PLUM WOOD CHIPS

Most meats and fish

The flavor is milder and sweeter than apple wood great mixing wood #1

WALNUT BBQ Barbecue-BBQ WOOD CHIPS

Red meats and game.

Heavy smoke flavor, usually mixed with lighter woods like pecan or apple. Can be bitter if used alone.#15 to strong

 

 
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