The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.


Forum Portal Recipes Smoke Signals Magazine Welocme Merchandise Associations Purchase Subscription Brethren Banners
Go Back   The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS. > Discussion Area > Q-talk

Notices

Q-talk *ON TOPIC ONLY* QUALITY ON TOPIC discussion of Backyard BBQ, grilling, Equipment and just outdoor cookin' in general, hints, tips, tricks & techniques, success, failures... but stay on topic. And watch for that hijacking.


Reply
Thread Tools
Unread 04-20-2013, 11:13 PM   #1
mbshop
Babbling Farker
 
Join Date: 06-24-07
Location: visalia, ca
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default new charcoal ?

was at home depot today and noticed a new looking bag of charcoal briq.
the bag is labled "embers". when i looked at the bag closely its labled royal oak. $5.99 for a 16 lb bag. not bad. bought a bag and hope to try it soon.
__________________
george
spam, can't live without it
mbshop is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-20-2013, 11:35 PM   #2
Pyle's BBQ
Babbling Farker
 
Pyle's BBQ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-25-06
Location: Des Moines, IA
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

I'll check my HD and see what they have.
__________________
Bryan,
Team: Pyle's BBQ; Yoder YS640; Good-One "Trail Boss" 60T; Homemade rig; 22" Weber Kettle w/rotisserie ring; Big A$$ Rotisserie; BGE-Small; Weber Kettle Gold, Weber OTS, New Braunfels offset smoker.

Saddles BBQ Bistro

Μολν λαβέ
Pyle's BBQ is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-20-2013, 11:57 PM   #3
Mark Warren
is one Smokin' Farker

 
Mark Warren's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-16-13
Location: here
Downloads: 1
Uploads: 1
Default

I get Lazzari MESQUITE LUMP CHARCOAL : RESTAURANT GRADE 40 pound bag for $13.95 year round at Cash&Carry a Restaurant Food Supply Chain that is also open to the public.

http://www.lazzari.com/food-mesquite-lump-charcoal.html

https://www.smartfoodservice.com/

It is amazing to cook with and Cheap!
Mark Warren is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 12:15 AM   #4
mbshop
Babbling Farker
 
Join Date: 06-24-07
Location: visalia, ca
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

my smart and final, same store, no longer carries lazzari. now they carry best of the west which is junk. i asked about lazzari and just got shrugs.
but again, i'm talking single bag briquettes and no lump.
__________________
george
spam, can't live without it
mbshop is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 05:23 AM   #5
cliffcarter
Full Fledged Farker
 
Join Date: 02-21-11
Location: Old Town, Maine
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

What size are the pieces?
cliffcarter is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 06:32 AM   #6
pbj
Full Fledged Farker

 
pbj's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-03-12
Location: Hopkins, MN
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Embers was a charcoal company bought out by Royal Oak in 1999.
__________________
Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely.
Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my first brisket? You betcha.

Chargriller Pro w/SFB 3 generic digital thermometers
Maverick 732
UDS
pbj is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 07:10 AM   #7
captndan
is One Chatty Farker
 
Join Date: 06-29-11
Location: Greeneville TN
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

What the heck is 'restaurant grade'?
captndan is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 07:19 AM   #8
Shinka
On the road to being a farker
 
Shinka's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02-06-11
Location: New Jersey
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by captndan View Post
What the heck is 'restaurant grade'?
Usually larger bags and larger pieces. I use Royal Oak commercial briqs and that is what they are. Works great in large stick burners
__________________
Meadow Creek TS120 w/insulated fire box & BBQ42
Shinka is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 07:27 AM   #9
code3rrt
is Blowin Smoke!

 
Join Date: 08-09-12
Location: Spokane Valley, Washington
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Good info, I'll have to check my local cash and carry.

KC
__________________
KC
Weber Performer with rotisserie ring, 22.5OTS, Maverick 732, Weber Smokey Joe,PBC Smokenator/Hoovergrill, variety of microbrews, Gin and tonic, variety of lighters.
code3rrt is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 05:20 PM   #10
mbshop
Babbling Farker
 
Join Date: 06-24-07
Location: visalia, ca
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

well i know little to nothing. just that i saw a new to me product at hd.
i use little lump, ro stuff, but mostly briq so i don't know that much about lump.
i do have a three year old bag of lazzari oak lump that i still havn't tried.
around the west coast lazzari is a much liked product.
__________________
george
spam, can't live without it
mbshop is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 04-21-2013, 06:45 PM   #11
mbshop
Babbling Farker
 
Join Date: 06-24-07
Location: visalia, ca
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

opened the bag and it looks like the new grooved ro briq. just i a differant labled bag just for hd. good price though.
__________________
george
spam, can't live without it
mbshop is offline   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Loading



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise v2.6.0 Beta 4 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
2003 -2012 © BBQ-Brethren Inc. All rights reserved. All Content and Flaming Pig Logo are registered and protected under U.S and International Copyright and Trademarks. Content Within this Website Is Property of BBQ Brethren Inc. Reproduction or alteration is strictly prohibited.
no new posts