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Old Smokey Electric Smoker Review

Old Smokey Electric Smoker
Old Smokey Electric Smoker

Old Smokey Electric Smoker

Derrick Riches

Construction Quality
Temperature Control
Smoke Production
Versatility
Capacity

Specifications

  • 1250 Watt (120 volts) electric heating element
  • Variable heat control from 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) down
  • Top load design like a large stockpot
  • Fireproof, heat-resistant handles
  • Made in the USA by Old Smokey

Full Review – Old Smokey Electric Smoker

PROS

  • Inexpensive
  • Simple to Operate

CONS

  • Small Capacity
  • Limited Temperature Control

Old Smokey has been making smokers since the 1930s and has been one of Texas’s most popular brands ever since. This electric version is a heavily tested unit and has proven to be highly durable and easy to use. The simple design makes it easy to use and lets you produce great barbecue without a lot of fuel or effort and at a little over $150USD, this is one of the least expensive smokers on the market.

This unit is little more than a large stockpot in design with a 1250-watt heat element in the base. Above the element is a smoke plate for your wood chips to produce smoke. Above that is a drip pan. This is not a vertical water smoker and there is no need for a water pan. The drip pan simply makes cleaning up easier. Above this drip pan are two cooking grates that will hold plenty of food (cooking grates are about 15 inches in diameter). The lid fits tight on the top and holds in heat and smoke.

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Recipes

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