What is The Best Vertical Pellet Smokers
Pit Boss Grills 77550 5.5 Pellet Smoker, 1548 sq. in Cooking Space
Want to smoke a lot of food at a time? Then perhaps consider buying the Pit Boss Grills 77550 5.5 pellet smoker.
The highlight of this pellet smoker is its 1,830 square inches of total cooking area in 5 cooking racks. Not only is this thing high-capacity, but its cooking racks should serve you for a long time thanks to the porcelain enameling.
Besides, you have more food & rack layout options with the 5 racks.
- Durable cooking racks
- Makes monitoring the cooking process easy
- High cooking capacity
- Versatile thanks to the 5 racks
- Bulky and heavy
PIT BOSS PB5000SP PG5000SP Wood Pellet Smoker, Black
The Pit Boss 5-Series Vertical Smoker offers a powerful cooking experience that’s built for a true outdoorsman. Real-hardwood pellet delivers flavor that is perfect for smoking fish, game, jerky, and more. With the 5 Series Vertical Smoker, you can smoke, roast, bake, barbecue, and braise – all on one machine. Cooking temps range as low as 150°F to as hot and fast as 420°F.
The dial-in digital control board works hand-in-hand with Pit Boss meat probes so you can monitor meat doneness and adjust cooking temperatures without ever opening the smoker door. Premium features of the 5-Series Vertical Smoker include a more than 1,700 sq.in of cooking capacity, five adjustable cooking racks, heavy-gauge stainless steel construction, 55 lb. hopper capacity, large pellet view window, and four locking caster wheels.
- Pit Boss 5-Series Vertical Smoker
- 1,721 sq.in of cooking capacity
- Five adjustable cooking racks
- One Pit Boss Meat Probe included
- All-natural hardwood pellet fuel
- 150°F to 420°F temperature range
- Great for smoking, roasting, baking, braising, and barbecuing
Louisiana Grills Vertical Pellet Smoker
Louisiana Grills are also owned by Dansons, Inc. and headquartered in Alberta, Canada.
The Louisiana Grills Vertical Pellet Smoker offers various useful features, including a large cooking capacity in a durable body.
The brand has constructed this smoker with a black powder-coated heavy-gauge steel body for rust-resistance and durability. Along with this, the smoker includes porcelain-enameled cooking grates, which are both sturdy and easy to clean after every cook.
Moreover, the grill has a large viewing window on the front that minimizes the need for opening the doors to check on your food. The double-walled insulation, meanwhile, prevents the smoke from escaping and maintains a precise temperature control.
With four sturdy locking caster wheels, you can move the smoker from your store to the backyard with ease too.
The cabinet-style pellet smoker comes with six robust cooking grates that offer a massive total of 2059 square inches of cooking capacity. Therefore, you can quickly cook for a large crowd using just one appliance.
The Louisiana Grills Pellet Smoker comes with a large 60-pound pellet hopper, which can last for up to 35 hours of continuous cooking. Thus, you will not have to worry about refilling the container throughout your cooking.
The pellet smoker offers a temperature range from 100° to 420°F, with almost 40000 BTU of heat to cook tender meat every time. With digital temperature control, you can put in your desired temperature and let the smoker do the work for you.
Besides this, the dual meat probes measure the internal temperature accurately and display it on the LED screen on the smoker.
- Precise dual meat probes
- Large temperature range
- Massive hopper capacity
- Durable construction
- Large cooking capacity
- Locking caster wheels for portability
- Difficult to take out grease pan from the smoker
- No sausage hanging rack
Weber 14-inch Smokey Mountain Cooker, Charcoal Smoker
Another smoker from Weber which made its way to the top 10 is the 711001 Smokey Mountain Cooker. A lot cuter and compact compared to the 22″ version. The lid has been reinforced porcelain-enamel finish. Adding charcoal and wood chips to the smoker with its built-in door.
Unlike other vertical-pellet smokers, this type of grill/smoker doesn’t have many digital features. But this small built equipment is not to be underestimated since it could still deliver quality food though it might require a bit of babysitting due to overheating issues.
Works the same like its 22″ version. The right grilling equipment to use with our kids during camping, swimming and use it to enjoy a salmon or chicken with a bottle of wine. Maximize the use of the tool by lining up the meat or fish in a way that would fit the grill perfectly. Sometimes, it’s not the size that matters but how you use it.
- Easily transportable
- Affordable price
- Compact and ideal for small cooking areas
- Smaller cooking capacity due to size
- Lid not attached
Weber 22-inch Smokey Mountain Cooker, Charcoal Smoker
Looking for a solid, long-lasting, and practical charcoal smoker? Then look no further than Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker. This product not only has the backing of a good brand name behind it but also has an impressive warranty too. It is designed specifically to ensure smoking is easy and enjoyable and that the meals produced are those that will have everyone craving for more.
Besides, the product has a hard-wearing porcelain-enameled steel body along with an elongated kettle body featuring high-quality dampers that ensures that both smoke and temperature control are easy to operate. It features a separate fuel door that can be used to add wood pellets and charcoal chips into the smoker while the stainless-steel racks can be loaded with meat.
Also, Weber is compatible with the brand’s meat probe (called iGrill 2), this sends accurate temperature readings to your mobile device to alert you when your meat is ready. The product is available in three different sizes. It is not just a solid smoker, it can double as a compact barbecue too, thereby giving you more value for your money.
- High-quality dampers ensure accurate smoke and temperature control
- It is compact
- It is durable with a 10-year warranty
- It has a small footprint
- Features no handy hook to place the lid
- Smoke leak from the door
Masterbuilt MB20070210 Analog Electric Smoker with 3 Smoking Racks, 30 inch, Black
The Masterbuilt MES Electric Smoker has three smoking racks, allowing you to prepare a full meal at one time. There is a dial that allows you to control the temperature settings, allowing for variable temperature control. With this feature, you can get your foods to the precise temperature that you need for a slow smoking.
The heating element allows for consistency in the temperature. There is a gauge on the outside of the unit that displays the smoker’s internal temperature. Use the adjustable air damper to have full control over the level of smoke that this smoker puts out.
Excess food drippings go into the grease tray, keeping this smoker clean and neat when you are using it. When it is time to remove ash, you can remove the wood chip tray so that it is easy to dump out. To ensure optimal flavor and moisture, take advantage of the removable water bowl.
- This smoker can fit into small spaces
- Foods come out tender and moist
- The damper is adjustable
- The temperature gauge could be more precise
Masterbuilt MB20074719 Bluetooth Digital Electric Smoker, 40 inch, Stainless Steel
Whether you’re a novice or backyard BBQ pro, anything can be mastered when given the right tools. With the 40-inch Digital Electric Smoker monitor your masterpiece using Bluetooth Smart technology and achieve perfect results with the built-in meat probe thermometer.
Dabble in flavor using a variety of wood chips in the patented side wood chip loading system. With four chrome-coated smoking racks, there is plenty of room to smoke up to 16 chickens, 4 turkeys, 8 racks of ribs, or 8 pork butts. Master the art of smoking with Masterbuilt.
- Four chrome-coated smoking racks
- Interior light illuminates food in low light when door is open
- Bluetooth Smart technology allows you to monitor and control your meat and smoker temperature from your smart device or digital control panel
- One meat probe thermometer included
- May take a little time to heat up appropriately
- Warranty terms of the product are a little complicated
ALEKO Vertical Offset BBQ Glass Door Gas Smoker with Temperature Gauge – Black
Smoke all of your favorite foods with ALEKO’s Vertical BBQ Glass Door Gas Smoker. An increasingly popular method of cooking, BBQ Smokers allow for longer food preservation, and impart a different flavor to meals.
Use it to smoke cheese, vegetables, meats, and more. Made from sturdy, rust-resistant iron, this smoker is designed with user experience in mind. The vertical design helps distribute the heat evenly throughout the cooking chamber, while also maximizing interior cooking space and minimizing exterior space. A large glass window, with interior lighting, provides an easy view into the smoker.
The offset design keeps direct heat away from the food for slow cooking purposes. The fuel door prevents smoke from escaping, and makes it easier to check food, add charcoal, and access the inner materials of the smoker. The included air vent allows for easy adjustment of the internal circulation, temperature, and smoke release.
The variable heat output dial is easy-to-read, and provides extra control for your cooking environment. The built-in thermometer provides convenience for checking the internal temperature. Four adjustable racks are included to enable maximum use of space. An included water pan prevents food from drying out. Wide-angled legs provide extra stability. Clean up is easy for simple maintenance.
Compact design fits on most patios, balconies and decks with ease. Makes for a great addition to any outdoor grill kitchen.
- Large Glass Door with interior lighting provides a full front window view of food. Four adjustable racks included to enable maximum use of space
- Vertical design lends itself to naturally rising heat; Achieves greater efficiency and improved smoke flavor. Offset design keeps direct heat away from the food, enabling slow cooking