LEARN MORE ABOUT THE XXL vertical smoker


We've perfected the low and slow by adding in that flavorful hardwood taste you crave from your pellet grill. The XXL Pro Smoker comes with four standard smoking racks, three jerky racks, and one hanging rack with 12 sausage hooks. There's nothing this unit can't handle. Now equipped with our signature Smoke Box feature, you can expect the most smoke flavor out of this unit. If you're looking for more racks and more smoking flexibility this unit was built for you. If you plan on low and slow cooks without needing a high temperature option like our pellet grills, then meet the XXL.


XXL Pro Jerky Racks


XXL Pro Smoke Box

Smoke box

XXL Pro Ventilation

Down + out ventilation

Frequently Asked Questions

A vertical pellet smoker is a type of outdoor cooking equipment that combines the features of a vertical smoker and a pellet grill. As the name suggests, it is a vertical unit that uses wood pellets as fuel to smoke food. Just like a traditional vertical smoker, the vertical pellet smoker has a tall, cylindrical design that allows food to be cooked over low heat for long periods of time. The difference is that instead of using charcoal or wood, it uses wood pellets as fuel, which are fed into a hopper and then burned in a heating chamber. The heat and smoke produced by the burning pellets are used to smoke food, infusing it with smoky flavor. The use of wood pellets in a vertical pellet smoker offers several benefits, such as convenience, consistency, and more temperature control. Wood pellets are a more efficient and clean-burning fuel than charcoal or wood, and they can also be flavored to add a specific taste to the food. In conclusion, a vertical pellet smoker is a versatile outdoor cooking equipment that combines the best of both worlds, offering the traditional smoking method of a vertical smoker with the convenience and temperature control of a pellet grill.

There are several benefits to using wood pellets as fuel in outdoor cooking equipment such as pellet grills and vertical pellet smokers:

  1. Convenience: Wood pellets are easy to store and transport, and they don't require the same preparation as charcoal or wood. Simply pour them into the hopper and you're ready to cook.
  2. Consistency: Wood pellets are uniform in size and composition, which means that they burn consistently and produce a consistent amount of heat and smoke. This can help ensure consistent cooking results.
  3. Efficiency: Wood pellets are a clean-burning fuel that produce very little ash and minimal creosote buildup in the cooking chamber. This makes cleaning up after cooking easier and can help extend the life of your equipment.
  4. Flavor: Wood pellets are available in a variety of flavors, including hickory, mesquite, apple, and cherry, which allows you to add unique flavors to your food as it smokes.
  5. Temperature control: Many pellet grills and vertical pellet smokers come with automatic feeding systems and digital temperature control, which makes it easy to regulate the temperature for cooking.

In conclusion, burning wood pellets as fuel in outdoor cooking equipment offers several benefits, including convenience, consistency, efficiency, flavor, and temperature control.

A pellet smoker and a pellet grill are two types of outdoor cooking equipment that use wood pellets as fuel. However, they have some key differences. A pellet smoker is specifically designed for smoking food. It uses low heat and smoke to slowly cook and infuse food with smoky flavor. Pellet smokers typically have a tall, cylindrical design and are ideal for long, slow-cooking methods like brisket, ribs, and pulled pork. A pellet grill, on the other hand, is designed for both grilling and smoking. It uses wood pellets as fuel to produce heat and smoke, but it also has a traditional grill grates that allow for direct and indirect grilling. Pellet grills offer the convenience of cooking with wood pellets, as well as the versatility to cook a wide range of foods, from steaks and burgers to smoked meats and fish. In conclusion, a pellet smoker is best for slow-cooking methods that focus on infusing food with smoky flavor, while a pellet grill is better for traditional grilling and a wider range of cooking methods. The choice between a pellet smoker and a pellet grill depends on the type of cooking you prefer to do.

To get the most smoke flavor when cooking with a smoker or grill, there are several factors to consider:

  1. Fuel: Choose a fuel that produces a lot of smoke, such as wood or wood pellets. Avoid using fuels like propane or natural gas, which produce little to no smoke.
  2. Wood type: Different types of wood produce different flavors, so choose a wood that complements the type of food you're cooking. For example, hickory is great for pork, mesquite for beef, and apple for poultry.
  3. Smoke duration: The longer the food is exposed to smoke, the more flavor it will absorb. Try to smoke the food for at least several hours to get the maximum flavor.
  4. Smoke temperature: The temperature of the smoke is important, as too high of a temperature can cause the food to cook too quickly and not absorb enough smoke. Try to maintain a smoke temperature of 225-250°F for the best results.
  5. Smoke placement: The placement of the food in relation to the smoke source is important, as different parts of the food will absorb different amounts of smoke. Try to place the food as close to the smoke source as possible while still maintaining the proper temperature.
  6. Wood moisture: Wet or green wood will produce more smoke than dry wood, so try to use wood that has a moisture content of less than 20%.

In conclusion, to get the most smoke flavor when cooking with a smoker or grill, choose a fuel that produces a lot of smoke, use a wood type that complements the food, smoke the food for a long period of time, maintain a low smoke temperature, place the food close to the smoke source, and use dry wood.


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