The Pit Barrel® Concept is a revolutionary design that goes
Unlike traditional grills which cook food from a single, direct heat source, the cylindrical shape of the Pit Barrel® and “Hook-and-Hang” method place the food in the center of the action, heating the meat from all sides at once and producing consistently great-tasting, perfectly cooked food every time.
PIT BARREL® COOKER
"Hanging the meat vertically reduces the radiative heating contribution significantly, for the same reason turning your face away from the sun is cooling, or holding your palm perpendicular to the grill doesn’t feel so hot. Plus, dripping juices radiatively cool the bottom of the meat."
-- Dr. Greg Blonder, AmazingRibs.com Science Advisor
In addition to cooling the bottom of the meat, the dripping juices fall onto the hot coals, producing a smoke fog which fills the barrel and envelops the meat, infusing it with even more natural flavor. Of course, this is not to say that grilling on the included grate won’t yield equally impressive results. Similarly to hanging the meat, the greater distance between the heat source and the grate serves to reduce “hot spots” and cooks the meat more evenly on the bottom and the top.
Experience why our customers give Pit Barrel® consistently rave reviews and have made the PBC the #1 barrel cooker on the market.
Using your PBC
From lighting to troubleshooting, and maintenance, this is where you’ll find general tips and tricks to getting the most from your Pit Barrel.
The Pit Barrel
The Pit Barrel® features top-quality construction with durable steel and a porcelain enamel coating. The PBC smoker package includes all of the accessories to cook an enormous variety (and quantity!) of food.
Our unique vertical meat-hanging method puts the food in the center of the heat which allows for even set-it-and-forget-it cooking.
The PBC smoker package includes:
- 1 30 Gallon Steel Drum/Lid
- 8 Stainless Steel Hooks
- 2 Steel Hanging Rods
- 1 Charcoal Basket
- 1 Standard Grill Grate
- 1 Wooden Hook Remover
- 1 Three-point Barrel Stand