Do I need two charcoal chimneys?

But even a basic 22-inch Weber can accommodate two chimneys at once, and together, they can provide just the right amount of coals for a proper fire. So if you already own a chimney, go buy another. And if you don’t own one at all, well then, make it a double.

How many charcoals should I use?

HOW MUCH CHARCOAL SHOULD I USE? When working with charcoal, the basic rule is the more coal you use, the hotter your fire. A good rule of thumb is about 30 briquettes for smaller or portable grills and 50 to 75 briquettes for larger barrel and Kettleman grills. You’ll need more charcoal on cold, windy or rainy days.

Is it OK to reuse charcoal?

Can You Reuse Your Charcoal? The short answer is yes. You can and should reuse your charcoal, and save your money. Being able to reuse charcoal is a nice advantage of using a charcoal smoker over other types of grill.

How much charcoal do you need to smoke a brisket?

In a grill, plan on 30 to 45 minutes per pound. If you’re using a smoker, you’ll need one chimney-full of charcoal, or about 85 standard-size briquettes. Use oak for its mild flavor and slow burn. It is also fine to use a combination of hardwoods, such as oak, hickory and pecan.


Videos

How To Light Charcoal Without Fluid or Chimney – YouTube

Tips For Using a Charcoal Chimney Starter – YouTube

The Chimney of Insanity XL from BBQ Dragon – YouTube


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