Best pick in terms of quality and features. Charcoal baskets are great for cooking with direct or indirect heat. The ash cleaning and venting systems are top rate.
Kettle is so deep, you’ll have a hard time trying to sear meat. Number of features make assembly difficult.
High quality for a low cost. The smaller size makes it simple to store. Great to camp with. Easy to assemble and clean.
Too small for most families. Some units ship with missing parts, most noticeably screws.
Cooks great, looks great, and it lasts forever. Stands out for its sturdy construction and its easy assembly. This grill is noted for its superior heat distribution control.
Lacks an ash collector under the kettle. Can get a bit tippy when loaded up with charcoal.
We love how this option burns very hot with about a third of the charcoal you’re used to using. The cooking grate minimizes flare-ups. A sturdy grill that is easy to assemble and use.
Food is so close to the charcoal that this grill can be difficult to use for anything other than searing. Cooking grate can be hard to clean.
Gets high marks for how it cooks. Assembles easily and holds up well over time. The shape allows for the use of less charcoal.
Lid rack is weak and can’t hold a lot of weight. Built with really thin steel. Assembly directions leave a bit to be desired.
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