This variety pack contains 24 each of apple, alder, mesquite, hickory and maple for a variety of flavors. Alder and maple: these two flavors are commonly used for smoking seafood, hams and bacon. Apple: light, sweet, delicate and fruity flavored smoke, which is perfect for pork and poultry and also great with beef, lamb and assorted. Hickory: a distinctive taste mostly used when smoking beef and pork. Mesquite: strong smoke, but sweeter than hickory; great with beef, pork, game, water fowl and nuts.