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Bamboo Lump Charcoal

There are plenty of good brands of lump charcoal on the market but I was wondering if any one tried Bamboo Lump Charcoal? I heard a brand called Hot Bambu is sold in Texas but I cannot find any reviews or pricing on it nor any other brands that are being sold.  I like the idea of it (sustainable, lighter than hardwood but just as dense (so theoretically you would be more for you money etc), but not sure if it would end up being like coconut charcoal -- which I have heard is rarely good. Hoping  @NakedWhiz gets a chance to review some.  If you have used bamboo lump please let me know what you think of it (brand, price and local would be helpful too). 

 

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  • egger aveegger ave Posts: 580
    according to their web site as of 2011 they have no retail outlets. I found their location in Austin. if I get a chance, I will check it out.
    1 Large BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 1 Minimax BGE, Original wife and 4 dogs living in the heart of BBQ country in Round Rock Texas. "Friends don't let friends cook with propane"
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  • BigGreenBBQBigGreenBBQ Posts: 109
    egger ave said:
    according to their web site as of 2011 they have no retail outlets. I found their location in Austin. if I get a chance, I will check it out.
    Thanks that would be great
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  • bambúbambú Posts: 2
    Hey all of you interested in an update from Hot Bambú. We faced a couple set backs but are back and sold out of product for this season. We are ramping production for next season and have launched a Kickstarter in support of bringing production up to answer demand. Please check it out, choose a great reward and pledge support:  http://bit.ly/hotbambu
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