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Grill Mark Lump

Has anyone used Grill Mark Lump Charcoal? I found it on sale at our local Ace for $9.99 per 20 lb bag (I think its actually 17.8 lb bags or something odd). Wanted to hear some reviews before stocking up...


  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,444
    edited February 2013
    Google naked whiz. Go to the the lump charcoal database and type it in to see if NW has reviewed it. I have never heard if it
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • It is Royal Oak.


  • Thanks Chubbs. I checked Naked Whiz but did not see it. I read on another forum the same thing that ben4unc just posted...that it is cleverly disguised as Royal Oak.
  • The stuff is regularly priced at ACE (which I tend to think is slightly high on most items) at $17 per bag.  At $9.99/bag for Royal Oak...(again disguised as Grill Mark) I'll take my chances and will report back!

    On a side note, I've also found Cowboy lump at another Ace in central Indiana that is every day priced at $12.99 for a 20 lb bag.
  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,292
    I use both quite frequently, descent pieces in each bag the grill mark seems to get hotter faster than cowboy with a fairly neutral smell once clean burning. My ace always has the grill mark at 9.99 and cowboy at 14.99. Give the bags a quick flip upside down if you hear a lot of noise it means a lot of shake. For something I'm gonna burn I don't get too picky. I did pizza at 600 for about to hours threw on the dft and dropped it to 300 for about 10 hours after and still had half a load of grill mark. I don't mind it at all.
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