Coconut Shell Charcoal

Coconut Shell CharcoalThe Weber Coconut Shell Charcoal Briquettes are an excellent substitute for local coal. They are made from coconut shells. The briquettes burn longer and hotter compared to general coal. They are also smoke-free and spark-free. This makes them excellent for making barbecues within the comfort of your apartment.

Barbeque lovers usually deal with coal that burns out too quickly. The Weber Coconut Shell Charcoal is available in a 5Kg bag. The longevity of the coconut shell coal allows the 5kg bag to last you through 15 barbeques comfortably. Additionally, you no longer have to deal with extinguishes associated with local coal. These Weber briquettes will burn to ash once ignited.

How long does it last?

With coconut shell charcoal, you do not have to empty ash from the grill after every barbeque. Coconut shell is designed not to catch fire quickly. This property allows coconut shell charcoal to combust for up to five hours. It also burns with just the right amount of heat. It is practically impossible for these coals to make your grill too hot. They will, however, cook your chicken and steaks right

Burning pure Charcoal (Carbon), it completely smokeless. Conventional coal produces smoke because its not the purest. There are still many tiny bits of wood that remain embedded within the coal. The specks of wood are responsible for the smoke. Weber Coconut Shell Charcoal is void from such impurities. This is what makes their combustion to be so smoke-free.

Pure Charcoal (Carbon) burns without residue (ash). Ash is a byproduct of impurities in coal. Much like the smoke, ash is minimized by removing impurities. The relatively purer state of coconut shell coal reduces the amount of ash produced. Low ash production saves you the inconvenience of emptying your grill multiple times. It also makes the briquettes excellent for indoor use.

Weber Coconut Shell Charcoal is durable, smoke-free, produces less ash, the coal burns evenly and does not smother once ignited. The only con, however, is that igniting the briquettes can be quite a challenge. Also, some people find these briquettes very expensive.

Is it value for money?

Weber Coconut Shell Charcoal Briquettes are worth the price you pay for it. They give barbecue the much beloved smoky taste without producing irritating smoke. The length of time the 5Kg bag lasts is enough to mitigate the high purchase price.

While it’s not very easy to ignite the briquettes, the same property makes the briquettes burn evenly and for longer period of time. To ignite them easily, put a few coals on top of a gas burner for at least 10 minutes. Once they ignite, your worries are over. You can also use a fire starter or a lighter.

Coconut Shell CharcoalHere are couple of recommendations of grills you can buy in India:

Weber Smokey Joe Charcoal Grill

Prestige Barbeque Grill