Reverse/Charcoal Burn

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by raybones, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. I have read about jeff totally falling in love with his new WSM but I wonder about getting the initial burn off flavor on my food when you do the long smoke and you load up the smoker with bricketts and put hot coals on top of the pile, they slowly ignite the other coals over the next several hours. Don't get me wrong I love the idea of not having to mess with the coals for several hours and he stated it keeps a nice temp. but i'm sure that can't taste that good can it?
     
  2. danielh

    danielh Meat Mopper

    Use all natural lump or briquettes and theres nothing to worry about.
     
  3. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    There's no after taste from the coals burning. I use Stumps briquettes or lump and have never had a problem.
     
  4. Ok Thanks!
     
  5. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Raybones, morning....   Don't use the self lighting charcoal.....  It has bad flavors.....   Dave
     

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