What is the best wood to smoke brisket with?

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What is the Best Wood for Smoking Brisket
  • Hickory. When smoked, hickory hardwood exudes a strong aroma that infuses a very rich, bacon like flavor into meat. ...
  • Mesquite. Texas Style Brisket aficionados prefer mesquite hardwood for its strong, almost spicy flavors. ...
  • Pecan. ...
  • Oak.
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