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Offline trophyelk6x6

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Vine Maple for smoking?
« on: March 26, 2019, 03:42:37 PM »
Never used it, keep hearing it's outstanding for smoking meats.  Anyone use it before?

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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2019, 04:12:25 PM »
I've used it and thought it worked well. Just remember to peel it when it's green because the bark really sticks when it's dry.

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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2019, 04:18:25 PM »
it's the best IMO. I never peel it, just scrape any moss off it. It will burn when wet and provide a relatively cool fire with a lot of smoke.
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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2019, 04:33:47 PM »
That’s all my dad used for doing salmon. Works well on fish. Never tried it with meats.

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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2019, 06:16:44 PM »
thanks for the reply's, headed up the Skokomish to get some. I dont want to cut any on my property LOL.  Actually I heard it was awesome for sausage and meats so I will try it. That an Alder is like so plentiful where I live I wanted to get some feedback.

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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2019, 08:13:53 AM »
After giving up on long bow projects, I smoked the rest.

It really smells good.  After reading about it, I burned it green like they said too.  I also skinned it with a machete (easy) before I chunked it.

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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2019, 02:08:07 PM »
I use it for charcoal smoker and pork ribs every year ,  really a crowd favorite.

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Re: Vine Maple for smoking?
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2019, 04:15:37 PM »
Vine maple is the best.  Close second is Hazelnut.  Both give great results green with the bark on. 

 


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