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Weber 60020 The Ranch Charcoal Kettle

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #6 in Charcoal Grills

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Pros: Large grilling surface, easy to set up different heat zones

Cons: Not as easy to clean as my other Weber grills, no lid holder

I have 4 Weber grills and this is my "go to" option when grilling for a crowd. I have grilled complete meals on it including; Steaks, asparagus, corn, potatoes, mushrooms and kept it hot to throw some grilled peaches and bananas/raspberries with a caramel rum sauce for desert. Holidays are easier allowing room for the Turkey and plenty of sides

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Pros: Plenty of room, easy to add charcoal for long smokes

Cons: Hard to clean out ash, grates are heavy

I really love this thing.  I've used Webers for over 40 years and just got to the point where I needed more room when cooking for family (5 kids and 11 grand kids).  So I made the plunge.

 

The Ranch kettle is well made and has held up well.  I've owned it almost 2 years and though I don't cook on it every week (I work out of town) I have used it quite a bit.  I use it mainly for indirect cooking and I change sides every so often to alternate where the heat is on the charcoal grate.  The grate is very heavy and is holding up well.

 

The grate for grilling is also very heavy and large, so its also not easy to handle (weaklings would have a problem).  The hinged ends make it easy to add charcoal and wood during a cook.

 

The dome is not quite high enough (I think) to smoke a large, whole turkey, but I learned how to "spatchcock" a turkey and it will handle one of any size that way.

 

I would definitely get one of these again.

Weber 60020 The Ranch Charcoal Kettle
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Description:

The Ranch is the Weber kettle on steroids. Do you need to feed a really big crowd? Originally designed for caterers and country club chefs, the Ranch Kettle is also perfect for company picnics, church gatherings, and family reunions. Grill multiple turkeys, roasts, chickens, or up to 19 Cornish hens on the Ranch Kettle. Rugged, yet easy to use, this 37-1/2-inch-diameter grill features a patented tuck-away lid that slides conveniently into its holder. Two weather-resistant thermoplastic handles remain cool to the touch when you move the lid. A hinged cooking grate gives you easy access to coals and a removable ash catcher assures easy cleanup. With the same solid construction of all Weber grills, the Ranch Kettle has locking casters that allow for easy movement and the porcelain-enameled coating to prevent rust.

Details:
DetailValue
Batteries Included0
BindingLawn & Patio
BrandWeber
EAN0077924024177
FeatureTriple nickel plated hinged cooking grate
Is Autographed0
Is Memorabilia0
Height42 inches
Length37.75 inches
Weight138 pounds
Width44.75 inches
LabelWeber
List Price$1,299.00
ManufacturerWeber
Model60020
MPN60020
Package Quantity1
Product GroupLawn & Patio
Product Type NameABIS_LAWN_AND_GARDEN
PublisherWeber
StudioWeber
TitleWeber 60020 The Ranch Charcoal Kettle
UPC077924024177
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