Wood Flavors

Pairing Wood Pellets to Your Choice Meat

Wood   Flavor Meat of Choice
Apple* Strong Sweet, fruity smoke. Strongest of the fruit woods Beef, pork, ham, poultry, game
Black Walnut* Very Strong Intense smoke, slightly bitter like walnuts Beef, pork, game meat, venison
Cherry* Mild Sweet fruity smoke that gives a rosy tint to light meats Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game birds
Hickory* Strong Bacon-flavor, most commonly used and recognized smoke Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game
Mesquite* Strong Spicy, very distinctive smoke of Southwest cooking Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game
Mulberry Mild Sweet, tangy, blackberry smoke flavor Pork, ham, poultry, game birds
Oak* Mild Heavy smoke with no after-taste, gives foods a wonderful smoked color Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game
Orange* Mild Tangy citrus smoke – great with seafood, gives foods golden color Pork, poultry, fish, game birds, cheese
Pecan* Mild Similar to hickory but milder and sweeter with a nut after-taste Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game
Savory Herb Strong Zesty and robust flavors of Italian herbs Lamb, pork, poultry
Sassafras* Mild Musky, sweet smoke with a root beer after-taste Beef, pork, poultry, game birds
Sugar Maple* Mild Very mild, a sweet light smoke Pork, ham, poultry, cheese, game birds

* This wood flavor is also available blended with oak for use in any pellet-fired cooker. 20 lb. bags of Pellet Grill Fuel, sold 2 bags to a box.