Types of Austrlian Wood for Smoking

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Types of Austrlian Wood for Smoking

Post by gvendange » Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:46 pm

What are some Austrlian Woods that are good for smoking?


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Post by urbangriller » Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:12 pm

Not many Aussie woods have a destinctive flavour for smoking, I've heard Mallee Root is good? and up north in WA we grow (as a weed) Mesquite.

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Post by Smokey » Sat Jul 11, 2009 9:34 pm

My Butcher tells me that Beech is that they do there hams and bacon with.
He is going to get me some to do my own bacon and ham with.

Black wattle is very good so is Red gum, Sheoak, banksia, Macadamia (just tested),
Most of these are quite a strong smoke flavour unlike the fruit trees (Apple).
For a lighter smoke, you could try some of the ash eucalyptus. IE; Mountain ash, stringy bark, Tassy oak, Black but, beech.
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Post by Captain Cook » Sun Jul 12, 2009 12:23 am

Ti Tree - Melaluca is like hickory

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Re: Types of Austrlian Wood for Smoking

Post by sosman » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:13 pm

I am going to trim the bottle brush (calistemon?) out the front - anyone have any opinions on whether this is worth saving for smoking?
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Re: Types of Austrlian Wood for Smoking

Post by beachbums » Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:26 pm

sosman wrote:I am going to trim the bottle brush (calistemon?) out the front - anyone have any opinions on whether this is worth saving for smoking?
Not sur eif they're related but the Grevilleas bring some people out in a rash so amybe not good to use for smoking?

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Post by barls » Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:00 pm

Smokey Mick wrote:My Butcher tells me that Beech is that they do there hams and bacon with.
He is going to get me some to do my own bacon and ham with.

Black wattle is very good so is Red gum, Sheoak, banksia, Macadamia (just tested),
Most of these are quite a strong smoke flavour unlike the fruit trees (Apple).
For a lighter smoke, you could try some of the ash eucalyptus. IE; Mountain ash, stringy bark, Tassy oak, Black but, beech.
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cheers mate might give them a go and report back. did find red cedar nice to smoke with.

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Re: Types of Austrlian Wood for Smoking

Post by Vic C » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:24 pm

has anyone tried using Quandong (wild peach) -- any thoughts

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Re: Types of Austrlian Wood for Smoking

Post by Card Shark » Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:09 pm

Other established woods for smoking are Apple, Cherry and Pecan, and all are grown in Australia! Is anybody on here currently selling them?


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