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Trying a new lump charcoal

Anyone tried "Nature-Glo" hardwood lump made by Royal Oak?  I'm usually a Wicked user, but my guy was out.
Thanks

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  • LoggerLogger Posts: 230
    Looks like a good one to try out if Wicked Good is not available.
    See here...

    http://www.nakedwhiz.com/lumpdatabase/lumpbag43.htm


    OKC area  XL - Medium
  • scooter759scooter759 Posts: 242
    I've heard it's really good, but can't find it here in MN.
    Extra Large, Large & Medium eggs, Weber Summit gasser, Weber Q. Mankato, MN
  • Ah, forgot to check naked whiz.  Thanks.  Will give it a go on some baby backs tomorrow.


  • Hi Everyone:

    I was watching a video and this guy mentioned there was a lump charcoal that doesn't impart any flavor to the food. I didn't catch the type of wood/name. My family doesn't like any smoky taste when I'm making bird....thought I would get some (if it exists) when I do Thanksgiving turkey.

    Cheers,

    Alex
  • aomsen2 said:
    Hi Everyone:

    I was watching a video and this guy mentioned there was a lump charcoal that doesn't impart any flavor to the food. I didn't catch the type of wood/name. My family doesn't like any smoky taste when I'm making bird....thought I would get some (if it exists) when I do Thanksgiving turkey.

    Cheers,

    Alex


    It's not necessarily a certain brand, but more the carbon content of the charcoal.  The higher the carbon content, the less wood that's left in the charcoal.  Less wood = less smoke.

    If you get a charcoal that is under-carbonized, or if full of molding/floor scrap, it's going to smoke like crazy......and not that's necessarily the flavor(s) of smoke you want.  If that happens with a mesquite based charcoal, you could ruin that turkey.

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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,043
    aomsen2 said:
    Hi Everyone:

    I was watching a video and this guy mentioned there was a lump charcoal that doesn't impart any flavor to the food. I didn't catch the type of wood/name. My family doesn't like any smoky taste when I'm making bird....thought I would get some (if it exists) when I do Thanksgiving turkey.

    Cheers,

    Alex
    Wicked Good is the least 'smoke flavored' I've used.  If you don't add wood chips/chunks, you will get almost no smoke flavor.
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