View Full Version : Big green egg charcoal

08-26-2011, 01:56 AM
I just bought a big green egg (large). My question is regarding the bge charcoal. There charcoal is about 10 to 15 dollars per 20 pound bag more than other charcoals, is it worth it ? Do you reccommend it?

08-26-2011, 02:19 AM
nope, buy royal oak at walmart for 6.37 for 10 lbs. bge doesnt make charcoal, royal oak makes their charcoal, and slaps a bge label on it.

08-26-2011, 06:46 AM
Yup...same charcoal, different bag for an extra $10. I guess the green bags get petty pricey. Primo does the same with ther charcoal. It's all RO.

Dallas Dan
08-26-2011, 07:04 AM
X3 on the Royal Oak lump

08-26-2011, 09:38 PM
I think its the same thing other than Green Egg brand will not have as much small stuff as RO

08-26-2011, 09:43 PM
RO Comes in a Green bag also something about steakhouse on it works great.

08-26-2011, 11:06 PM
Yes, BGE is pretty much RO, which you can do better if you look around.

08-26-2011, 11:20 PM
I find RO sucks, BGE is ok, like wicked good lump or some other brands.... The BGE stuff is the best of the RO lot - plain old RO has small pieces and uncharred pieces in my opinion at least in the two times I bought it...

08-26-2011, 11:20 PM
PS - Check the naked whiz for ratings on charcoal....