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Surely you know somebody who loves outdoor cooking who deserves a gift for the holidays, birthday, anniversary, or just for being wonderful. There he is, right in the mirror! Here are our selections of best ideas, all Platinum or Gold Medalists, listed by price.

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Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

maverick PT55 thermometer

A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

Click here for more info on the Maverick PT-55 Waterproof Instant-Read Thermometer Review shown above. It may be the best value in a thermometer out there

If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

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The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

Click here for our article on this breakthrough tool

Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet's Dual Tube Burners

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The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King's proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

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The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

the good one grill

The Good-One Open Range is a charcoal grill with an offset smoke chamber attached. It is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. The grill sits low in front and doubles as a firebox for the smoke chamber which is spliced on above and behind so it can work like a horizontal offset smoker only better. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

Griddle And Deep Fryer All In One

The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all. Plus it has a built in cutting board, garbage bag holder, and paper towel holder. An additional work table on the left side provides plenty of counter space.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers in the hardware stores because temperature control is so much easier. Best of all, it is only 9 delivered to your door!

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The Swiss Army Knife Of Thermometers


The smart folks at ThermoWorks have finally done it: The Swiss Army Knife of thermometers, two in one. Start with the industry standard food thermometer, the Thermapen MK4, (Platinum Medal winner) truly instant (2 to 3 seconds) precise (+ or – 0.7°F). Then they built in an infrared thermometer ideal for measuring the temps of pizza stones, griddles, and frying pans (also great for finding leaks around doors and windows in your house).

Click here to read our test results and comprehensive review and why it won our Platinum Medal.

Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater


Char-Broil's Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you're off to the party! Char-Broil's TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

NK-22-Ck Grill

Their NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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G&F Suede Welder's Gloves

Heat Resistant Gloves With Extra Long Sleeves Hold The Hot Stuff

If you're using oven mitts at the grill, it's time to trade up. Say hello to these suede welder's gloves. They're heat resistant enough to handle hot grill grates, and flexible enough to handle tongs. The extra long sleeves even let you reach deep into the firebox to move hot logs without getting burned. Our Fave.

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GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

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GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, keep small foods from committing suicide, kill hotspots, are easier to clean, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily removed and moved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke to whatever is above. Every gas grill needs them.

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kareubequ bbq smoker

Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.

Click here for our review of this superb smoker

Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

masterbuilt gas smoker

The First Propane Smoker With A Thermostat Makes This Baby Foolproof

Set ThermoTemp's dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin'.

Click here to read our detailed review

Professional Steakhouse Knife Set

masterbuilt gas smoker

Our founder, Meathead, wanted the same steak knives used by steakhouses such as Peter Luger, Smith & Wollensky, Morton's, Kobe Club, Palm, and many others. So he located the manufacturer and had them stamp our name on some. They boast pointed, temper-ground, serrated, high-carbon stainless-steel, half-tang blades with excellent cutting edge ability. The beefy hardwood handle provides a comfortable grip secured by three hefty rivets. He has machine washed his more than 100 times. They have never rusted and they stay shiny without polishing. Please note that we do not make, sell, or distribute these knives, they just engrave them with our name.

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PK 360 grill

Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it's easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado. Beautifully designed and completely portable. Meathead says it is his preferrred grill.

Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

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Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

fireboard bbq thermometer

With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.

Click here to read our detailed review

Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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  • Top | #1

    Smoking Whiskey?

    Anyone every smoke their drink? I have a WSM and am interested if anyone has use it to try and make an overly complex drink


  • Top | #2
    I have not done this, but you could try it using a smoking tube in your cooker.


    • Top | #3
      I do this regularly, but without my smoker or an overpriced box ;-)


      • Top | #4
        Kind of hard to get it rolled isn't it?


        • ComfortablyNumb
          ComfortablyNumb commented
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          No need to roll if you use a bong. Come to think of it, you could put the whiskey in the bong to infuse it, just have to come up with something to put in the bowl....

        • Troutman
          Troutman commented
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          Why I consider that to be bloody genius

      • Top | #5
        I think a true "smoked" whiskey or such would be made from a mash that consists at least partially of a smoked grain of some sort. For example, for breweries one such ingredient is smoked malted barley, used in producing smoked beer profiles.


      • Top | #6
        Make smoked ice. https://amazingribs.com/tested-recip...amps-cocktails


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          • Top | #8
            Yeah, I like to smoke whiskey, tequila, and cocktails in general.

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            • Spinaker
              Spinaker commented
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              I figured!

              Let us know what you pickup. I have always been curious about these. Attjack

            • Mr. Bones
              Mr. Bones commented
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              Yup Spinaker I was waitin with bated breath, too!

              Take my word fer it: his Smoked Buffalo Trace is (was) most excellent!!!!

              Attjack am I correct that in pic 2 yer smokin th Demitri / TJ mixture?

              Tryin to learn; that smoked BT was a real game changer, seekin to engage in this sort of unruly, delicious behaviour!

            • Attjack
              Attjack commented
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              Mr. Bones I think that smoked buffalo was the oldest anyone I know has ever tasted. Mine never lasts long. But if that works maybe should try setting a bottle aside once in awhile.

          • Top | #9
            This i have never seen or heard of..


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              Spinaker I'm currently looking at these ones.

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            • Top | #11
              I'm not smoking, but am drinking whiskey right now! Bottoms up!


              • Mr. Bones
                Mr. Bones commented
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                Ya can always try th smoked ice cubes first...
                Zero investment, tasty...
                I cain't imagine ya not likin th results of smoke-infused whiskey, either way.

            • Top | #12
              I've never smoked my own but might try it sometime. The smokiest whiskey I've ever had was from Balcones Distillery in Waco, Tx - their Brimstone. The grains are smoked with local scrub oak. You either like it or hate it. I like it but it is similar to licking the inside of a BBQ pit.


              • Nuke em
                Nuke em commented
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                Nuttin wrong with licking a bbq pits the critters wanna do it all the time

            • Top | #13
              I made a smoked porter one time. I had a 55 pound sack of smoked malt, and I like porters and stouts, and I like BBQ, so makes sense, right?. It ended up being one of the few kegs of beer I’ve ever dumped out down the driveway. Even 15% of the grain bill as smoked malt resulted in a beer that had so many phenolic compounds that rather than smoke, it tasted like that aroma you get when you sniff a plastic bandaid. Horrible. I gave the rest of the smoked malt to a guy who was supposed to turn it into scotch. I was going to make a peanut butter porter too one time, until I tasted a horrible commercial example from a brewery in Birmingham. Now I keep stuff like that out of my beers....


              • Mr. Bones
                Mr. Bones commented
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                I appreciate yer sharin th benefit of yer experiences...
                Might keep me from doin similar...
                Always here to learn!

              • 58limited
                58limited commented
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                With smoked beers less is definitely more. Most of my 5 gallon recipes only call for about 1/4 - 1/2 lb of the smoked malt Rausch malt) - 1/2 lb is really a lot. Most professionals that I've talked with advise avoiding the peat-smoked malt altogether. Note - I brew extract with specialty grains.

              • jfmorris
                jfmorris commented
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                58limited I brew all grain, and this was 3 pounds of smoked malt in about a 14 pound grain bill, so way way too high a percentage. It was a learning experience, if nothing else! I just found the recipe in BeerSmith and my notes say "Most horrible beer ever. Smoked malt resulted in plastic bandaid taste. PHENOLIC! Dumped keg down the drain." Live and learn, eh?

            • Top | #14
              Milk Street magazine had an article about this. I remember the method was to light the end of a cinnamon stick, put it on a plate then place the glass on top. Can't remember how long though.

              Or you could just drink Laphroaig scotch, tastes like liquid smoke.


              • Mr. Bones
                Mr. Bones commented
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                Might be worth a try...
                We usedta freeze whiskey glasses, then very gently shotgun em full....
                Tip em back slowly, enjoy.
                Kinda still makes more sense than th cinnamon stick, actually!

            • Top | #15
              Using your WSM I would think it would get too warm and vaporize the alcohol. Cold smoke only.