If you are running charcoal - be sure its a dry source and not from a partial burnt portion.
If the charcoal isn't hot enough- try lump... burns hotter.
If you're working with wood - seasoned oak splits will answer your need.
Keep that flue open for the cleanest smoke and better flavor too.
Bacon should be capitalized as a pronoun for pork!
Lang 84 Deluxe Kitchen known as "The Glamazon"
Custom Klose Backyard Chef... of Snot, 22.5 WSM
Lang 60 Mobile - The Damsel II, Lang 48 Patio - The Damsel, and Bubba Keg Grill - RIP, and a BSKD