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Jack Daniels wood chips

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Post Thu May 27, 2004 1:05 pm
Fired medium-rare

Posts: 50
Location: Long Island
I was at the store the other day and saw them. I smelled the bag and the smell was very strong. The bag says they are made from the whiskey barrels. I was wondering if anyone has used them; what to cook them with, and how the meat comes out?

Post Thu May 27, 2004 1:35 pm

I have a habit of taking the time to smell my food before I eat it and the J.D. wood chips does impart a nice smokey taste/smell to the meat. No taste of J.D itself but I think you can achieve the same smokey flavor from other brands of woodchips and get more woodchips for the money. my 2 pennies.


Post Thu May 27, 2004 1:39 pm
Rump Roast rare

Posts: 40
Location: North Little Rock, AR
That was me. I thought I logged in. Sorry


Post Thu May 27, 2004 1:42 pm
Big D well done
well done

Posts: 616
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I like to use the JD woodchips occassionally.. as mentioned they normally are a little more pricey.

There are some good recipes for JD ribs and Chicken marindades and sauces on the web and I tend to save the woodchips when I use JD in a sauce or marindae (or if I am sitting down with a bottle or 2 with dinner ;) )

I like to keep all my food with a similar taste or a storng contrast,,, so JD smoke with a JD sauce goes well with my style of cooking

Post Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:51 am
starpacker medium-rare

Posts: 53
Location: southern Arizona
I have used the JD wood chips, and really like them. According to Federal law, they cannot re-use whiskey barrels, so there are craftsmen around Lynchburg who turn them into other things, like a bar that hangs on the wall, etc. Some barrels are chopped up and fed through a chipper, and packaged for use as fire spice.

Barbecuer's Delite has smoking pellets, made from the charcoal that filters the whiskey before it goes into the barrels. Wal-Mart carries this in their BBQ section, and here in AZ, it is $4.96 a bag (enough for 10 uses.) I don't know why, but this is the only item from BD's inventory Wally World carries. At one time, they carried almost all of BD's items, in small, trial packages. I intend to order BD's complete line.

Post Wed Jun 16, 2004 5:37 am
Rob96 rare

Posts: 16
Location: Allentown, PA
I like the chips. They add a unique flavor. I have used it with the beer can chicken, split breasts and london broil.

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