By: Max Good
Barrel House Cooker makes an 18 inch diameter UDS (Ugly Drum Smoker) that very closely resembles Pit Barrel Cooker, a company we admire very much. Indeed, Pit Barrel took legal action against Barrel House.
The lawsuit was resolved on May 25, 2018 with the entry of a joint stipulation to dismiss the case. As a part of the settlement, Barrel House Cooker, LLC and its parent company M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. of Bakersfield, California agreed to make a financial payment and then future royalty payments under a licensing agreement. Subsequently, as part of debt forgiveness, the Glanville family (owners of Pit Barrel Cooker) agreed to take possession of Barrel House. The Glanvilles believe they can develop the Barrel House brand as a compliment to Pit Barrel, while keeping both labels separate and distinct.
The Barrel House Cooker Company, LLC manufactures modular and portable vertical charcoal cookers ideal for backyard cooking or to bring on the road for tailgating, camping, etc. First coming to market in 2015, the modular design allows the Barrel House Cooker to function as a traditional barrel cooker or a charcoal grill, and even a hibachi.
Published On: 1/19/2017 Last Modified: 2/26/2021
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