Are you looking for the best smokers to purchase this year for your meat smoking needs? Here are tips on what to look for when buying a smoker.
Smokers are one of the greatest investments if you are a fan of smoking meats on a regular basis. They are well worth the cost in my opinion. I use my smoker on a regular basis and do plan to upgrade to a Traeger Smoker in the upcoming future. My favorite meats to smoke include brisket, ribs, chicken, and sausage.
When looking for a smoker, there are a few things you’ll want to consider. First, price and value are important. While some smokers will run on the pricier side, there are some smokers that are more affordable. If you are a beginner at smoking meats and just starting out with smoking meat, consider a more affordable option and get plenty of practice before considering an upgrade. Or, if you do prefer quality and want to invest in a good smoker from the start, that’s a great thing to consider, too.
Next, you’ll want to look for durability and performance of the grill. Because your smoker will most likely live outside for it’s lifetime, you’ll want to consider how well the smoker is made and how well it can stand up to the outdoor elements. You’ll want to invest in a good smoker grill cover to protect your investment.
There are also several different types of smokers out there. You can choose from the following depending on your preference:
If you aren’t sure what type of smoker you’d like to start out with, I would take time to read up on the different types of smokers so that you can make an informed decision. Sometimes it all comes down to personal preference – ease of use, size, weight, portability, design, functions, etc.
Out of all of the smokers I’ve looked into, I’ve compiled a list of the best smokers for you to check out if you are interested in purchasing your own smoker soon!
( I always recommend reading through all reviews for yourself before making your purchase!)
Weber 14-inch Smokey Mountain Cooker, Charcoal Smoker (consider the 18 inch smoker if you plan to cook a lot of meat for larger crowds)
Z GRILLS Wood Pellet Grill & Smoker 6 in 1 BBQ Grill Auto Temperature Control, 450 sq in Bronze
Char-Broil Bullet Charcoal Smoker, 16″ – a very affordable option!
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill – great portable option!
Whatever grill or smoker you choose to go with, I hope you have a lot of success with your smoking needs and enjoy plenty of great eats and treats!