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Oud Wood

Discussion in 'Oud Wood' started by AbasFrag, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    Assalamo aleykom / Hello all :)

    I hope you are having a great oudilicoius day.

    My question is: What is the best wood you have tried heating?

    I'm mostly intrested of the different regions/jungles they are from :)
     
  2. jalil

    jalil Oud bully

    Without an hesitation its Hudhayl wood from ASO

    Its a hindi wood and its rose head note is out of this world
     
  3. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    Sounds like a must try akhi @jalil :eek:
     
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  4. Abdullah

    Abdullah Junior Member

    too many to single out. depends what mood im in and how im feeling. sometimes even the weather.
    kyara, hindi, sri lankan, viet, hanaian, sasora (some chunks i have), list goes on and on. it would be like picking out only one oud to use forever and ever!!! :eek::eek::eek:
     
  5. jalil

    jalil Oud bully

    @Abasfrag I dont know if its a must...but you have to try ;)
     
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  6. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    @Abdullah didn't know there could be so much difference between wood :eek:
     
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  7. Abdullah

    Abdullah Junior Member

    i think everyone will have their own personal favourites. if you smell/burn enough good quality wood, the differences will be very very clear.
     
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  8. Habz786

    Habz786 Resident Artisan & Forum Co-Founder

    I really enjoy woods from all over as long as they are on low heat. I do love burmese, vietnamese and sri lankan they are unique and smell wonderful
     
  9. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    I've only tried Vietnamese from the ones you mentioned @Habz786

    I would love to try sri Lanka and Burmese. ......
     
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  10. JohnH

    JohnH True Ouddict

    If you PM me your details I'll send you a little bit of Sri Lankan walla patta to try :)
     
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  11. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    :eek:

    Thank you so much !!!! I really appreciate it.
     
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  12. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Difficult to decide :(
    Mon Koh brings out delicate notes, but it's also nice to walk into a room and know that someone's been fumigating:)
     
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  13. Habz786

    Habz786 Resident Artisan & Forum Co-Founder

    PM me i will send you some burmese to try
     
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  14. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    JazaakAllahu kheir brother thank you soooo much!..... I've never seen any generosity on any forum close to this one.

    Makes me wonder: is it that oud makes people generous or is it that ouddicts are generous by the same nature that makes them ouddicts?
     
  15. GN?

    GN? Junior Member

    My favorite woods tend to be gyrinops.
     
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  16. Santal Claus

    Santal Claus Oud Fanatic

    I'd say my favorite is Vietnamese, but when I burn something else I immediately become a fanboy of that. They are all so wonderful. I also like gyrinops. I have some that smells somewhat like sweetgrass when burnt. Walla patta is pretty unusual and cool. I detect a clove-like note in it sometimes.
     
  17. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

    Now I have to focus more on wood than oil for a while :')

    I really want to see the difference between different wood from different regions
     
  18. Abdullah

    Abdullah Junior Member

    its really easy. once you burn enough quality wood. you'll start to notice the subtle differences
     
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  19. kooolaid79

    kooolaid79 Junior Member

    Could I get in line to try a sample of Sri Lankan wood? Never tried any before. ✌️
     
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  20. kooolaid79

    kooolaid79 Junior Member

    I am interested in trying Burmese wood also if you could spare some change I mean some small leftover.:)
     

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