Charcoal: Briquette vs LumpBriquette Charcoal vs Lump Charcoal – When to use the right charcoal for smoking and grilling. When to use lump charcoal and when to use briquette charcoal. I like to use different charcoal for different grills. I also like to use different charcoal for smoking and when I am grilling. I talk about the differences in charcoal and charcoal tips. Malcom Reed Connect on Facebook Follow me on Twitter Subscribe to my YouTube Channel Find me on Google+ Follow me on Instagram Charcoal: Briquette vs Lump
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I feel like I waste charcoal/coal when smoking. I have an offset smoker and I think the temp might be harder to control. Still, for a long smoke, like for a brisket, what quantity of charcoal might a person expect to use?
Thanks – Tim
That all depends on your cooker, the temp outside, etc. You will burn more on an offset. But you also need to make sure the airflow is set correctly. https://howtobbqright.com/2017/05/24/smoker-temperature-control/
I’m a beginner for smoking meat. So I was wondering what do you recommend for decent charcoal smoker to start with?
I always suggest a UDS Smoker. You can build your own or use a kit from Big Poppa… or buy one. But either way they are great smokers for not that much money. https://howtobbqright.com/udssmoker/
Hi Malcom my name is Tim Harper. I started Competing in the Georgia barbecue association events last year. I did six or seven events and never placed last in any of them . So for the first time cooker I guess that was pretty good ; I guess my question is none of those guys are willing to help me with a flavor profile .I can understand that because I’m competing against them ;could you give me some advice on what to use for injection. Any help would be greatly appreciated !
You want balanced flavor with a little sweet and a little kiss of smoke.
Good Morning, Sir.
I am helping with smoking a whole hog for a Bachler party. This will be my first time. Looking for any tips.
P.S. Killer Hogs “The Rub” is is my go to rub for all my pork.