Originally Posted by banaan
lets get more specific.
is the loss of flavour due to the smoke passing through cold water?
or is it due to the smoke being colder generally?
if the later is true, doesnt this mean chillers or other methods of cooling are useless and counter productive?
There is a lot of discussion on this subject in the forums actually. Regardless of the method the colder the smokes gets the more condensed the vapor becomes. The more condensed it becomes the less flavor will present it's self.