Char-Broil’s Digital Electric Smoker 725 is an insulated, Double walled, steel cabinet smoker with a couple neat features. It features a programmable digital controller with an integrated meat probe that displays cook temp and internal meat temp. If you wish, it will alert you when food is cooked to your desired doneness, then drop the cooking temp to hold it and stay warm until you’re ready to dine. Users can choose to cook for a set time (BAD), or to a designated internal meat temp (GOOD). Always cook by internal temp measured with an accurate digital thermometer, no two hunks of meat are exactly the same. Poking and guessing is the leading cause of under and overcooked meat. To learn more click here.
The door clamps shut. There are four removable cooking racks that can slide into several slots for adjustable height. They provide a total cook surface of 725 square inches. A large BBQ smoke box holds four cups of wood chips said to smoke for up to 6.5 hours at 225°. A water pan is also included and there is a convenient slide out grease tray at the bottom. Runs on a standard 120v outlet.
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725 square inches
Large(about 35 burgers)
Char-Broil is an innovator in the popular gas grill arena with clever designs, low to midrange prices, and excellent customer service. For several years they have focused on infrared cooking. Starting in 2012 all new IR models were dubbed “Tru-Infrared”. These grills are made with stainless steel tube burners that work in conjunction with a radiant surface to bring heat close to the food. The radiant surface shields food from direct flame and reduces hot dry convection heat rising from the burners.
As one of the biggest BBQ manufacturers in the world, Char-Broil offers a clear, low cost alternative to Weber and surpasses many other price driven manufacturers with their infrared gas grill design innovation and focused marketing. Also in 2012, Char-Broil introduced Saber, a new, very high quality line of gas grills that goes head to head with Weber’s Summit series in the premium grill space. They offer charcoal grills, smokers, fryers and a variety of accessories and tools.
Char-Broil is owned by The W.C. Bradley Company headquartered in Columbus, GA. Roots of W.C. Bradley go back before the Civil War to The Columbus Iron Works. The first Char-Broil grill was made and sold in the USA in 1948. Now all Char-Broil grills are manufactured in China and distributed around the globe.
Published On: 8/13/2015
Last Modified: 2/24/2021
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