Originally Posted by Vision
Those are good briquettes, but they're meant for food service so they're big, long burning with a more moderate temperature IMO. A full chimney does not go very far since a lot of space is wasted with the large size. They also spark a little if memory is correct. Don't remember much about the smell.
Yeah, you're right about the moderate temp and spark. But, they have changed the shape and the briquettes are now smaller so you get a more dense pack in the chimney.