Rated 3.9 out of 5Â by 60
Rated 5 out of 5Â by JD70 Very nice!
Smokes exactly like I'd hoped it would! Have had the dual function grill for several years but had only used it as a charcoal grill (with the gas side being a convenient shelf for supplies while cooking.) After replacing the grill due to storm damage we decided to add the smoker. Just incredible tasting meat off of it! I've used a charcoal base with hickory chunks on round steak (that came out tasting exactly like brisket both times), whole chicken, flat iron steaks, and beef ribs. There is some discoloration (from smoking) on the smoke stacks of the charcoal side but I've found that washes off easily. So far I've only noticed the smoke discoloration on the firebox too.
Love the looks of 3 barrels side by side on my patio.
One bit of advice on the install- don't rush it. Make sure you have the lower bracket installed correctly before doing the set screws on the box to save the time of redoing it.
Another word of advice, get the Brinkmann suggested cover Brinkmann Model # 812-9097-S. Ours was always covered prior to adding the firebox but went thru a couple rain storms without a cover and got pretty wet inside.
June 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Logics Should come standard
I use it as the sole heat source when smoking (Jerk pork/chicken, chicken, ribs, shrimp, steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, you name it) in the main compartment and only use real wood or real charred wood.
It has held up fantastically. I occasionally cook side items in it while smoking such as my roasted corn (which adds great flavour to the meat).
I have not had any of the problems of which others have spoken. my paint is fine, my handle is fine.
I keep my gas side kosher for fish, (I have many kosher relatives and friends including Jews, Muslims, SDA and Rastafarians), and other kosher/parve items.
August 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by alleycat best offset smoker
The fire box was very easy to assemble and is a great accessory to my grill. We really enjoy it and use it 3 to 4 times a week.
July 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by AF2BoeingBlue Wonderful add-on to the Brinkmann propane/charcoal dual grill!
I bought this to give one more dynamic layer of functionality to my dual propane/charcoal grill I had recently purchased at HD. Used it for the first time on a 13 lb turkey the other day, and it produced both a more enjoyable "active" smoking experience for me and a wonderful turkey after ~ 7 hours of smoking. While you can use the charcoal bay to smoke meats, I think the off-set firebox produces a more flavorful meat and an easier means to maintain a lower temp/slower smoking process. My Brinkmann now can do it all!
July 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5Â by littleditka58 Works perfect with the Dual Function Brinkmann
If you own the Brinkmann Dual Function Charcoal/Gas grill, this is a must buy accessory. Assembly is quick and easy. I have used it three times now and have been very satisfied with its performance. Other reviews have mention problems with the paint, but I have experienced no cracking or peeling of the finish. I love to grill, and this smoker makes the Brinkmann Dual Function grill the best grill I have ever owned.
March 12, 2013