Originally Posted by StokeMySmoke
Overly smokey to me says you're putting the meat on too soon after lighting the lump. You want to see blue faint smoke coming out before you put the meat on, not billowing white smoke. I have a Big Green Egg and I cook things like pretzels, cookies and bread and they have absolutely no smoke flavor at all.
That is a possibility, especially with the burgers as I am used to lighting/get to temp & throw em on. Will try & give it more time next go around, Thanks for the tip!.