Originally Posted by hogsfan
I really depends on what your cooking and whether or not you use a 2 zone fire. It's funny how grill size perceptions vary by company. The Smokey Joe is considered tiny by most people but if it was a big green egg, it would be only slightly smaller than a medium. BGE makes 2 sizes smaller than that.
What's the proximity of the charcoal to grate in the BGE? In the SJ they're pretty close is any kind of indirect is really difficult.
OTOH, a tamale pot changed the equation entirely. For grilling a 22.5 is my first choice but I do a lot of small smokes and similar on the mini-WSM. Most recently it held the fourth eight pound chicken that I thought
would fit the top grate on my 22.5 WSM.