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Brinkmann Professional Single Zone Charcoal Grill Review

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Brinkmann Professional Single Zone Charcoal Grill

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

The Brinkmann Professional Single Zone Charcoal Grill is a Home Depot exclusive for under 200 bucks. Standing nearly four feet tall and a little over five feet wide, it is powder black, features 2 side tables, has 576 square inches of main cooking surface and 202 on the warming rack. That’s enough main grill space for a large family dinner. It has some other good features. There are porcelain-coated cast-iron cooking grates, and the warming rack is porcelain-coated wire. There’s a cranking adjustable charcoal grate that is accessed through a front door. Adjustable charcoal racks mean better heat control and we are fond of them. Underneath is a storage cabinet, and inside it an ash catcher. Large vents are in the back of the lid, and a vent on each side has a front-facing slide with plastic knob. There’s a temperature gauge that you should ignore. Please get your own digital thermometer for accurate BBQ temp readings.

People who’ve bought it seem to like it, especially the large cooking space. It gets points for being easy to build, but common complaints are too many damaged parts before assembly and too many air gaps afterward. The ash catcher might be a little difficult, being recessed into the cabinet, but shouldn’t be much of a problem. The cover is extra, but you really should buy it: this isn’t tough enough to stand up to years of weather.

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Product Information:

  • Model:
    Professional Single Zone Charcoal Grill
  • Item Price :
    179.00
    *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
    Grill
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal
    Charcoal
  • Primary Capacity:
    576 square inches
    Mid-Size (about 28 burgers)

Manufacturer:

2/13/2021

Published On: 2/11/2013

  • 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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