Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by dvuong, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. dvuong

    dvuong Smoke Blower

    Anyone every try a mix of Pitmaster's choice with Charcoal pellets?  Doing a smoke for a large party this weekend but haven't tried that mix yet. Sounds like it might be a good mix but also don't want to ruin the Q!
  2. smokin phil

    smokin phil Smoking Fanatic

    Try it when the experiment won't matter. Sounds like it could this weekend. Go with what you know. Experiment on a rack or two, or a butt or two when it won't matter as much. It'll probably be OK, but are you SURE?
  3. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    You may even wind up with a smoke ring.Charcoal and Wood.Good luck

  4. jdecker

    jdecker Newbie

    I use the Pit Masters Choice and Charcoal in my Electric smoker and I'm able to get a smoke ring, just not the type of smoke ring I get from my stick burner but none the less still a smoke ring though. I put my charcoal in a cast iron skillet that I drilled holes in the lid and place it on the element.
  5. dvuong

    dvuong Smoke Blower

    I would be using the charcoal pellets that Todd sells and not the briquettes.  Thinking about mixing in a 5-lb bag of the charcoal pellets with a 20-lb bag of Pitmasters choice. 
  6. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Try a small batch first see how they burn.

  7. floridasteve

    floridasteve Smoking Fanatic

    Watching with interest
  8. dvuong

    dvuong Smoke Blower

    I may try it with a spatchcocked chicken.  I don't have a whole lotta time and just got my new MES a few days ago. 
  9. dr k

    dr k Master of the Pit

    Absolutely!  Do what you know and like.  Then  experiment.  Too many people!    


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