The Best Meat Smokers of 2020 - The Ultimate Guide

by Jolly Green Products on February 18, 2020

The Best Meat Smokers of 2019 - The Ultimate Guide

Looking back on the year 2019, there were so many superb kitchen products that were released or redesigned - and so many successful, professionally built ones at that. That said, there are a few that deserve the title of “The Best of the Best” going into 2020. If you’re in the market for a meat smoker, you’re in the right place. Today, we’re giving you our Ultimate Guide to Meat Smokers for 2020

When looking for a BBQ smoker, there are a few things to consider. Is the machine easy to set up? Is it easy to clean? What's the temperature range? 

Do you want a gas smoker? Electric smoker? How about a digital electric smoker? 

Regardless of what type of meat or wood pellet variety you put into your smoker, this list is sure to have something for everyone. These machines are easy to use and maintain and the quality of the food they produce is out of this world. 

This list includes all kinds of smokers, from propane to pellet, charcoal to electric — like we said, something for everyone! 

Let’s dive in, shall we?

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1. Z Grills Wood Pellet Grill Smoker

First up, we have the Z Grills Wood Pellet Grill Smoker. It offers an eight-in-one grill that can smoke, roast, braise, bake, BBQ, sear, and char-grill. Using its Smart Smoke Technology, this grill’s electric feed system that maintains a stable temperature between 180ºF to 450ºF. Its digital controller keeps temperatures within 20 degrees F and makes adjusting it as easy as turning a dial. This grill has a huge grilling area — perfect for cookouts and parties! It uses 100% hardwood pellets when cooking to generate heat and smoke, easily infusing your food with a savory, smokey taste that takes you BBQ up a notch. What’s more, this model comes with a three-year warranty.


2. Char-Broil Offset Smoker

With 477 square feet in primary cooking space, porcelain-coated cooking grates, and a temperature gauge mounted in the lid, the Char-Broil Offset Smoker is another great BBQ smoker to have graced the top of all the best-of lists this year. It also has a firebox with a cleanout door and convenient side shelf as well as a 3-piece smoking chamber to eliminate air loss and maintain temperature. This model measures 54.3cm in width, 43.9 in height, and 22.7 in depth.


3. Dyna-Glo Charcoal Offset Smoker

This smoker comes with a durable porcelain-enameled steel wood chip box and a 15,000 BTU heavy-duty cast iron burner to really help you get that smoky flavor. Its electronic pulse ignition system makes sure you get the grill up and running quickly and the dual door design lets you add wood chips throughout the smoking process while minimizing heat loss. The machine’s heavy-duty steel body construction assures its durability and long life. This is more of a commercial smoker, so it may not be great for your home setting — but still, it’s an amazing product that deserves a spot on our top list.


4. Kamado Joe Ceramic Classic II Charcoal Grill

This sleekly designed charcoal grill deserves a spot on our list. It features a premium 18-inch ceramic grill with a cast iron cart and locking wheels that are professionally made and well built. Its two-tier Divide & Conquer Flexible Cooking System transforms the humble grill grate into a powerful part of your cooking arsenal. The revolutionary multi-level, half-moon design lets you cook different types of food at different temperatures—all at the same time. There’s also a top vent to control airflow and a patented airlift hinge and a well-designed mesh drawer and fiberglass gasket maximize your cooking experience. Other features and accessories include a stainless steel latch, stainless steel cooking Ggrates, built-in thermometer, finished folding HDPE side shelves and handle, grill gripper and ash tool.


5. Weber Original Kettle 22-Inch Charcoal Grill

Here’s a great product from Weber — one of the best grill-makers out there. This well-designed little grill packs quite the punch. The grilling surface holds up to 13 burgers so it’s great when grilling cuts of meat for large families or parties. This grill has a one-touch cleaning system for hassle-free ash cleanup and a porcelain-enameled lid and bowl to retain heat and won’t rust or peel. You can control the internal temperature using the dampers and the plated steel cooking grate is really durable, retains heat, and is super easy to clean.


6. Masterbuilt Thermotemp XL Propane Smoker, 40”

This Masterbuilt gas smoker is also making incredible waves. With a temperature sensor that maintains desired temperatures to control burning as well as safety valves, tank fuel level gauges, four chrome-coated smoking racks, and a heat diffuser, it’s clear that this smoker’s not playing around when it comes to professionalism. The front viewing window is also a super sweet feature. It’s definitely worth checking out!


7. La Rosticceria Cuisinart Vertical Charcoal Smoker

This bundle from Cuisinart includes the Cuisinart Vertical Charcoal Smoker which features 18 inches of solid stainless steel cooking grates and racks. With 512 square inches of cooking space, this smoker has enough room to grill your favorite meat or and can even be used when camping. The waterproof Nylon kettle cover fits over the entire grill and features Velcro straps for a secure fit.

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