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Brinkmann Trailmaster 57″ Vertical Smoker Review

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Brinkmann Trailmaster 57" Vertical Smoker

On October 8, 2015, Brinkmann filed for Chapter 11 under the US bankruptcy code. 

The Brinkmann Trailmaster 57″ Vertical Smoker is one of the few Vertical Offsets on the market. We advise readers to avoid purchasing cheap horizontal barrel offsets, but this inexpensive vertical smoker mitigates the basic design flaw of horizontal offsets: heat travels upward not sideways. The vertical smokebox allows heat and smoke to go where they naturally want to go: up and out the chimney.

With five round cooking grates plus hooks at the top for hanging sausage or ribs, Brinkmann’s Vertical Smoker has beaucoup BBQ capacity. The main door runs from top to bottom for easy access to all of the above.  A water pan suspended in a round support at the smokebox bottom can be replenished through a small door in the back so you can keep the main door shut and retain heat. The firebox includes a cooking grate for grilling and a lid with a built-in warming shelf. There is one damper on the firebox and another on the chimney. Stay cool coiled handles are featured on the firebox lid and main door. Large Oklahoma Joe style wheels and a small grease cup under the smokebox are included.

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Product Information:

  • Model:
    Brinkmann Trailmaster 57" Vertical Smoker
  • Item Price :
    299.00
    *Price Subject To Change
  • Made in USA:
    no
  • Review Method:
    Researched it from Afar
    We have researched this product from afar by gathering info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources, with our BS meters on high.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Smoker, Combination Grill and Smoker
    Grill, Smoker, Combination Grill and Smoker
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal, Logs
    Charcoal, Logs
  • Primary Capacity:
    1390 square inches
    Large (about 68 burgers)

Manufacturer:

2/24/2021

Published On: 8/9/2013

  • Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester - Max Good is AmazingRibs.com's Vice President of Product Reviews & Keeper of the Flame and is the world's only full-time reviewer of outdoor cooking equipment including smokers, grills, pizza ovens, griddles, and more.

 

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