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Editor's Pick

Easy-to-read door thermometer from 50 to 550 degrees. The racks are made of heavy gauge steel and have a removable porcelain base tray for easy clean-up. The racks can be adjusted by twisting the knob on each side, which makes them perfect for smoking. They also come with a safety lock. Notably, there is no matchless snap ignition system in India.

Value for Money

  • 4.6 cu. ft. cooking capacity
  • Five porcelain-coated cooking shelves, or 16.6 ft² in the cooking zone.
  • Forced convection cooktop with automatic on/off.
  • 50+ lb rear loading hopper with pellet purge system.
  • Temperature range: 150 – 450 F.

Honorable Mention

Cuisinart Vertical 18″ charcoal smoker has a built-in thermometer to control the temperature. The oven’s internal temperature can be controlled by turning the fan on and off. It comes with a stainless steel water bowl and a screwdriver for easy access to the cooking area. The cooker is powered by a 110V power supply, which allows it to heat up quickly. Notably, the vertical grill was launched in 2015.

Best Vertical Smoker

Top 10 Best Vertical Smoker

1

Cuisinart COS-118 Vertical 18″ Charcoal Smoker

1,375 ratings | 2 offers | 1,375 Reviews
Price: $154.99$369.6
Why we chose it
  • Latching base
  • Porcelain enamel water bowl. Dimensions- 22 L x 24 W x 43 H inches
  • Top and bottom vents provide a dual air vent system
  • Two 18″ stainless steel racks provide 510 square inches of cooking space
Cuisinart COS-118 Vertical 18" Charcoal Smoker: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Accuracy4.7
Easy to clean4.6
Sturdiness4.5
Easy to use3.9
Easy to assemble3.9
Temperature Control3.5
2

Dyna-Glo DGO1890BDC-D Wide Body Vertical Offset Charcoal Smoker

4,447 ratings | 4 offers | 4,447 Reviews
Price: $344.95$638
Why we chose it
  • Porcelain-enameled steel charcoal chamber is designed to keep briquettes stacked tightly for improved burn efficiency.
  • Vertical design lends itself to naturally rising heat, achieving greater efficiency and improved smoke flavor. Offset design keeps direct heat away from the food, allowing for slow cooking.
  • Built-in, stainless steel thermometer. Smoke Zone indicates ideal temperature for infusing smoke flavor and an easy-to-read gauge helps you achieve perfectly smoked foods.
  • Dimensions: 21 43.3 50.2 in
  • Charcoal and ash management system with charcoal chamber, grate and sliding, removable steel ash pan. Designed to handle large amounts of ash for hours of maintenance-free cooking
  • Smoke stack features an adjustable flue for additional flavor and temperature control.
  • Six height-adjustable cooking grates accommodate various sizes of food, giving 1890 square inches of total cooking space with 25-pounds capacity per grate.
Dyna-Glo DGO1890BDC-D Wide Body Vertical Offset Charcoal Smoker: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Easy to assemble4.4
Easy to use4.3
Temperature Control3.8
3
Why we chose it
  • Unique Smoky Flavor Maker: Its three laryer design allows it to fully smoke the food inside with its top vent and thermometer to use, you can adjust the fire at the same time control the furnace temperature making the food taste better. You won t want to miss it as a smoked meat lover.
  • More Function: You can use it as a heater with only one layer when you feel cold in the outdoor. Depending on how you use it, the food inside can be smoked, grilled or double-smoked, which give your food a wider choice of textures. There’s always a taste you like.
  • Special Design: Special vertical structure allows the food to barbecue more fully. At the same time, it allows food to be cooked more quickly, no more long waits. This vertical oven takes up very little floor space, so you can put more stuff on the floor, so you can walk around easier and don’t have to go around a long horizontal grill every time. When you put the lid on, you don’t have to worry about getting burned by the oil.
  • Quality Protection: Build-in thermometer with detailed temperature scale and adjustable air supply on lid for greater temperature control.Porcelain-enameled water pan and charcoal pan can provide you the stable use. The whole body of our grill has electrophoretic coating, make it can withstand temperatures of 1000 degrees.The heat resistant bakelite handles make transport, basting and cooking a breeze.
  • Larger Space: The vertical meat smoker has 3 layer for you roast more meat at once time. It’s total grilling area is 390 Sq, suitable for party barbecue. You can enjoy this with your family and friends.
Kerrogee Vertical Enamel Charcoal Smoker, Detachable 3 Layer multi-function BBQ Grill, Perfect Choice for Outdoor Cooking, Unique Smoky Flavor Maker: image
76%
customers recommend this product
3.8/ 5
Top Pick
4
Why we chose it
  • Cooking tips, ideas, and recipes included
  • Easy to read door thermometer from 50 to 550 degrees
  • Two adjustable smoking racks, One jerky smoking rack, Water pan, Heavy gauge steel wood chip tray, Removable porcelain base tray for easy clean up
  • Convenient matchless snap-ignition, Protected burner drum for maximum heat control
  • Three adjustable damper valves one on top and one on each side
Camp Chef Smoke Vault, 18" Vertical Smoker, Dimensions 18 in. x 16 in. x 44 in.: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Easy to assemble4.6
Easy to use4.5
Temperature Control4.1
5
Why we chose it
  • Easy to Operate : This is a multi-function oven that combines charcoal roasting and smoking. You just add the burning wood chips to the charcoal basin to make it produce more smoke. Then close the door and you could get delicious smoked food in a few hours. Look, sometimes cooking is that simple!
  • Intuitively Temperature Regulation : There’s an easy-to-read thermometer on the door that can help you monitor the internal temperature during the barbecue process. Meanwhile, both sides of the charcoal smoker have four vents and you can adjust the firepower and control the smoking effect by opening or closing the vents.
  • Large Cooking Capacity : Our smoker is equipped with two grill nettings to provide you with plenty of cooking space. The grille is detachable and can easily meet your different barbecue needs. You can use grill netting to roast fish, meat, vegetables, or even a whole chicken. It’s an ideal choice for your outdoor barbecue.
  • Temperature Resistant Iron Structure : The overall frame is made of high temperature resistant spray-painted carbon steel. The chromium plated grills and brackets have a good thermal conductivity and shorten cooking time. Each door has a spring-shaped handle, which could effectively insulate the hot.
  • Convenient Double Door Design : Unlike other smokers only have one door, our smoker owns double door design. When you want to check the food or add the wood, you just need to open one door, which reduces the contact between charcoal and air, thus greatly improving the safety of barbecue and ensuring keep the food flavor.
Giantex Outdoor Smoker with Double Doors, 2 Detachable Grill Netting Smoking Racks, Charcoal Pan & Water Pan, 4 Air Vents, Thermometer, Vertical Charcoal Smoker for Barbecue Camping Backyard Grill: image
82%
customers recommend this product
4.1/ 5
Easy to assemble4.6
Easy to use4.6
Value for money3.4
Temperature Control3
6
Why we chose it
  • Multi-Funtional The portable smoker can be disassembled into parts, and quick to assemble for use in party, seaside barbecue, camping,backyard and more. smoker also can be used as a fire pit, a small charcoal grill, a single layer smoker, a bbq grill and a smoker at the same time.
  • Spacious Cooking Space This vertical smoker features 2 cooking racks with 390 square inches cooking surface, accommodate large pieces of ribs, meat , vegetables at a time.The BBQ grill is tall enough to hang large turkeys, chickens ,etc. And the grill is easy to clean.
  • 2 Access Doors Vertical Charcoal Smoker is equipped with 2 access doors to check the condition of the food and add charcoal in time. And the main body of BBQ smoker is treated with high temperature paint, which has good heat resistance. Package List: 1 charcoal pan, 1 water/drip pan, 2 grill nets and 1 Charcoal net.
  • Multi-Layered Smoker The smoker is divided into three layers, 3 layers design is easy to assemble and use, you can take them apart to transport or clean easily.In cold weather the bottom of grill can be used as a fire pit, and the adjustable barrel grill is ideal for steaming, grilling, baking or roasting. With two different heights, it can be a BBQ roaster or a smoker according to your needs.
  • Thermometer & Adjustable Air Vent The BBQ grill built in thermometer and the adjustable air outlet on the top, while maintaining a steady temperature inside the smoker and control the air flow to maintain a steady temperature for better cooking .Removable ash pan make ashes disposal easy and efficient. Heavy duty steel body construction for durability and long life. With the custom-fit premium grill cover can protect your smoker very well.
Timechee Vertical Charcoal BBQ Smoker, 3-in-1 Heavy-Duty Round Steel BBQ Grill Mountain Smokey Built in Thermometer, 2 Cooking Rack for Outdoor Picnic, Camping (Black): image
72%
customers recommend this product
3.6/ 5
7
Why we chose it
    Pit Boss 5-Series Vertical Pellet Smoker Smoke Steel BBQ Tube (4.6 cu ft): image
    72%
    customers recommend this product
    3.6/ 5
    8
    Why we chose it
    • WATER RESISTANT FABRIC: Durable 600 Denier Nylon Fabric. Cover measures 21″ x 17″ x 47″
    • 785 SQUARE INCHES OF INTERIOR: The spacious 785 square inch interior means there is plenty of room to smoke a variety of meats along with several trays of vegetables. The vertical footprint makes it a perfect size for patios and barbecue kitchens.
    • VELCRO STRAPS: durable velcro straps for a secure fit
    • TOTAL TEMPERATURE AND SMOKE CONTROL AND BUILT-IN THERMOMETER: An adjustable gas supply gives control over the amount of heat. Optimal smoker access through two doors and a rear vent can be opened or closed to control the amount of heat and smoke exiting the oven. Features easy-to-read thermometer on the front door for accessible monitoring of the internal temperature.
    • FOUR 14 x 14-INCH REMOVABLE STAINLESS STEEL SHELVES: Four stainless steel racks can be easily removed for smoking whole birds or large cuts of meat. Racks are dishwasher safe, making cleanup easy.
    Cuisinart Grill Bundle - Vertical Propane Smoker, 36" & Vertical Propane Smoker Cover: image
    94%
    customers recommend this product
    4.7/ 5
    9

    PIT BOSS PBV3G1 Vertical Smoker, 3 Series, Red Hammertone

    940 ratings | 3 offers | 940 Reviews
    Price: $315$490
    Why we chose it
    • High temp door seal Power source type: gas powered Care instructions: hand wash
    • Includes 4 porcelain coated cooking grids
    • Large viewing window with professional heat indicator
    • Two rear rolling wheels
    • 12,500 BTU
    • 720 square inch cooking area
    • 100 F 320 F temperature range
    • Dual valve / dual stainless steel burner system
    • External wood chip and ash removal
    • Front access grease drawer
    PIT BOSS PBV3G1 Vertical Smoker, 3 Series, Red Hammertone: image
    92%
    customers recommend this product
    4.6/ 5
    10
    Why we chose it
    • LARGE COOKING AREA Our vertical smoker features 2 cooking racks with 390 square inches cooking surface, accommodate large pieces of meat or ribs, and tall enough for hanging large turkeys, chickens and so on.
    • THERMOMETER & ADJUSTABLE AIR VENT Built-in thermometer, temperature indicator with detailed scale and an adjustable air outlet on the top cover, which is easy to control the temperature, while maintaining a steady temperature inside the smoker for better cooking.
    • MULTI-LAYERED SMOKER Divided into 3 layers, the bottom can be used as a fire pit for cold weather, and the adjustable barrel smoker is ideal for steaming, grilling, baking braising and roasting. With 2 different heights, it can be a BBQ roaster or a smoker to meet your demand.
    • 2 ACCESS DOORS Our Vertical Charcoal Smoker has 2 access doors, one to check the condition of food flexibly, another one to add charcoal or wood in time. And it includes 1 charcoal pan, 1 water/drip pan, 2 grills and 1 Charcoal net.
    • PORTABLE & VERSATILE Our portable smoker can be disassembled easily into parts, then you can store them in the trunk of most cars, and quick to assemble for use in party, camping, seaside barbecue, beach, backyard and so on.
    Lovinouse Upgraded Vertical Charcoal Smoker, with Heat Control, 2 Cooking Rack, Smokey Mountain Round BBQ Grill for Outdoor Picnic, Camping: image
    74%
    customers recommend this product
    3.7/ 5
    Easy to assemble4
    Temperature Control3.3
    Top Pick
    Camp Chef Smoke Vault, 18' Vertical Smoker, Dimensions 18 in. x 16 in. x 44 in.
    Smoke Vault, a smoke-control system that allows you to control the internal temperature of your meat. The system uses three adjustable damper valves and a door thermometer to infuse the meat with a delicious flavor. The racks can be used for smoking different meats or vegetables. It also has a built-in fan to help circulate the air.
    Ranking the Brands
    Cuisinart: 20.00%
    Dyna-Glo: 10.00%
    Kerrogee: 10.00%
    Camp Chef: 10.00%
    Giantex: 10.00%
    Timechee: 10.00%
    : 10.00%
    PIT BOSS: 10.00%
    Lovinouse: 10.00%

    Comparison Table

    Сomparison: Cuisinart COS-118 Vertical 18" Charcoal Smoker: imageСomparison: Dyna-Glo DGO1890BDC-D Wide Body Vertical Offset Charcoal Smoker: imageСomparison: Kerrogee Vertical Enamel Charcoal Smoker, Detachable 3 Layer multi-function BBQ Grill, Perfect Choice for Outdoor Cooking, Unique Smoky Flavor Maker: imageСomparison: Camp Chef Smoke Vault, 18" Vertical Smoker, Dimensions 18 in. x 16 in. x 44 in.: imageСomparison: Giantex Outdoor Smoker with Double Doors, 2 Detachable Grill Netting Smoking Racks, Charcoal Pan & Water Pan, 4 Air Vents, Thermometer, Vertical Charcoal Smoker for Barbecue Camping Backyard Grill: imageСomparison: Timechee Vertical Charcoal BBQ Smoker, 3-in-1 Heavy-Duty Round Steel BBQ Grill Mountain Smokey Built in Thermometer, 2 Cooking Rack for Outdoor Picnic, Camping (Black): imageСomparison: Pit Boss 5-Series Vertical Pellet Smoker Smoke Steel BBQ Tube (4.6 cu ft): imageСomparison: Cuisinart Grill Bundle - Vertical Propane Smoker, 36" & Vertical Propane Smoker Cover: imageСomparison: PIT BOSS PBV3G1 Vertical Smoker, 3 Series, Red Hammertone: imageСomparison: Lovinouse Upgraded Vertical Charcoal Smoker, with Heat Control, 2 Cooking Rack, Smokey Mountain Round BBQ Grill for Outdoor Picnic, Camping: image
    Cuisinart COS-118 Vertical 18″ Charcoal SmokerDyna-Glo DGO1890BDC-D Wide Body Vertical Offset Charcoal SmokerKerrogee Vertical Enamel Charcoal Smoker, Detachable 3 Layer multi-function BBQ Grill, Perfect Choice for Outdoor Cooking, Unique Smoky Flavor MakerCamp Chef Smoke Vault, 18″ Vertical Smoker, Dimensions 18 in. x 16 in. x 44 in.Giantex Outdoor Smoker with Double Doors, 2 Detachable Grill Netting Smoking Racks, Charcoal Pan & Water Pan, 4 Air Vents, Thermometer, Vertical Charcoal Smoker for Barbecue Camping Backyard GrillTimechee Vertical Charcoal BBQ Smoker, 3-in-1 Heavy-Duty Round Steel BBQ Grill Mountain Smokey Built in Thermometer, 2 Cooking Rack for Outdoor Picnic, Camping (Black)Pit Boss 5-Series Vertical Pellet Smoker Smoke Steel BBQ Tube (4.6 cu ft)Cuisinart Grill Bundle – Vertical Propane Smoker, 36″ & Vertical Propane Smoker CoverPIT BOSS PBV3G1 Vertical Smoker, 3 Series, Red HammertoneLovinouse Upgraded Vertical Charcoal Smoker, with Heat Control, 2 Cooking Rack, Smokey Mountain Round BBQ Grill for Outdoor Picnic, Camping
    BrandCuisinartDyna-GloKerrogeeCamp ChefGiantexTimecheeCuisinartPIT BOSSLovinouse
    Power SourceCharcoalCharcoalCharcoalPropaneCharcoalCharcoalPropaneGas PoweredWood, Charcoal
    Color18″ CharcoalBlackBlackBlackBlackRed HammertoneBlack
    Item Weight37 pounds83 pounds24 pounds63.5 pounds33.5 pounds63 pounds30.6 pounds
    Item Dimensions LxWxH20.5 x 20.5 x 22.8 inches21 x 43.3 x 50.2 inches30.25 x 18.75 x 17 inches17 x 18.5 x 40 inches22 x 23 x 47 inches20 x 16 x 33 inches
    Fuel TypeCharcoalCharcoalCharcoalCharcoalCharcoalLiquefied Petroleum GasLiquefied Petroleum GasCharcoal
    Product Dimensions20.5 x 20.5 x 22.8 inches21 x 43.3 x 50.2 inches30.25 x 18.75 x 17 inches17 x 18.5 x 40 inches28.82 x 27.83 x 52.76 inches22 x 23 x 47 inches20 x 16 x 33 inches
    ManufacturerCuisinartGHP Group Inc.KerrogeeCamp ChefGiantexTimecheeThe Fulham GroupDansonsLovinouse
    Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoNoNo

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