charcoal brand?

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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Smokeone » March 5th, 2013, 5:42 pm

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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by johnney » May 8th, 2013, 7:52 pm

Kingsford all the way! Nice slow burns for me.

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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by DUAYNE B » May 8th, 2013, 9:29 pm

Kingsford to start, wood for the cook, I know charcoal is cheaper, but I like to use the wood



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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Gizmo » May 9th, 2013, 5:12 am

It's a couple bucks higher but I've been real impressed with Kingsford "Hickory". :D


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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Clover Ridge Smokers » May 9th, 2013, 6:47 am

I've had be best luck with Royal Oak lump along with a little of the Kingsford blue. I've tried Cowboy a couple of times but get too many sparkles.


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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by SoloQue » May 9th, 2013, 7:15 am

Just tossing in my 2 cents. I start with half a bag of Kingsford laid out over my base logs. Fill the chimney to overflowing and fire that up. When I toss in the lit chimney I add whatever was left in the bag over the lit coals and add my other logs to get things going. I cook solely with wood after that but I have taken to keeping some homemade lump handy in case I miss judge the fire and things get too cool. That lump will revive my coal bed quicker than anything short of a can of diesel fuel, and the diesel just doesn't go with brisket.


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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Frank_Cox » May 9th, 2013, 10:35 am

haha, funny Solo...
I am getting ready to try some new Lump that is just now hitting the US. it is made in Europe I think. I will post pics and a review when I get it! :beer:


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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by The Czar » May 10th, 2013, 11:44 pm

And what is this new lump called O wise one?

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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Gizmo » May 11th, 2013, 6:55 am

I've heard about that European charcoal too. Isn't it called the Frankknowsaguy brand?


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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Smokeone » May 11th, 2013, 7:48 pm

I think Rick is onto something there.


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Re: charcoal brand?

Post by Mettle » May 12th, 2013, 12:58 pm

I'm going to drop the knowledge on you guys here. There are only three brands of charcoal.

Ozark Oak
B&B
Wicked Good.

That is all.



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