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Globaltic Charcoal

Hey, 

I currently use green olive premium professional and someone recommended Globaltic. Does anyone have any experience of this?

thx
paul

Answers

  • Canugghead
    Canugghead Posts: 11,305
    Welcome aboard. Never heard of this brand, google tells me it's British, looks good.  Paging our buddies @Eoin @CPFC1905 @Stormbringer .
    canuckland
  • Eoin
    Eoin Posts: 4,304
    I've got some at the moment.  It's pretty good and clean burning. Dense wood, so it works well for a slow cook. I also use Alderline, which is super clean burning and lights quickly, but is less dense. Good for cooks where you want to light up and get the food on quickly. I'm going to keep both in the shed.
  • CPFC1905
    CPFC1905 Posts: 1,842
    @Canugghead

    I used it once, elsewhere, and it worked well and I like the smell.  So I tried to order some and got messed about by the company.  As a result I went over to Alderline and it's great.  Just received 150 litres for £50 delivered.  They don't use kg for some reason, but "one 50L bag has around 6-7 kilos which is equivalent in size to many other charcoal 12 kilo bags" they say.  
    So I have paid either more than £2 per kg or £1.50 per kg, depending on how you use their maths. 


    I was using an online supplier;  Ever burning charcoal - but now I realise it caused bit of a taste and was a little uneven to cook with.   

    Green Olive is good, I used to live near their base but it's pricey - as is Oxford. And I had a disappointing spell this Summer when caught short and had to buy a bag that came in a green bag.
    Other girls may try to take me away 
    But you know, it's by your side I will stay
  • Langner91
    Langner91 Posts: 2,120
    Charcoal by the litre?  And everyone wonders why the US can't get onboard with the metric system!

    Welcome and I hope you will show some of the cooks from your egg!
    Clinton, Iowa
  • Eoin
    Eoin Posts: 4,304
    Langner91 said:
    Charcoal by the litre?  And everyone wonders why the US can't get onboard with the metric system!

    Welcome and I hope you will show some of the cooks from your egg!
    The bag is the same size as you'd expect, but it is lighter, so the price is 'premium'.  It burns fast and hot and very clean, so the only taste you get is what you add as smoking wood.

  • Canugghead
    Canugghead Posts: 11,305
    @Eoin @CPFC1905 Thanks for the great info. I paged you guys for OP's benefit assuming he's in your neck of the woods. I'm in Canada.
    canuckland
  • Eoin
    Eoin Posts: 4,304
    @Eoin @CPFC1905 Thanks for the great info. I paged you guys for OP's benefit assuming he's in your neck of the woods. I'm in Canada.
    We noticed the name 😉