kettle grill smoking in the winter.

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokingalways, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. Hello guys.

    I got myself a weber kettle and love smoking on it, but I have a few questions.
    First off I live in Northern Alberta, Canadian winters can get really cold. Is it possible to smoke meat in a cold climate if I can keep my kettle hot enough.
    It would be nice to smoke all year round.
    I'm going to try a thanks giving turkey this year, if anyone has some tips for me.
    Thanks guys.

    Clint From Edmonton
     
  2. knifebld

    knifebld Smoking Fanatic

    Hey Clint,

    Not sure how it will go, but I am with you on trying to...I can't imagine not smoking for over 5 months, and I live in Montreal where winters can be quite difficult too.

    I would not imagine that the cold would have a huge impact, might burn a little more fuel, but the wind could be a problem. My plan was to smoke in my non-heated shed with a tube attached to the top vent that runs outside...not sure how this will work out...but I'm gonna try! LOL

    Cheers.
     
  3. Hey I hope that works out for you, I'm going to try my best to keep smoking all winter.
    It's going to be learning experience but I'm up for the challenge.
    Cheers.
     
  4. Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
    About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
    and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
    We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions
    Post it and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is
    because their are so many different ways to make great Q...

    If you can keep up the temp you can cook in any climate.
    Happy smoken.
    David
     
  5. welshrarebit

    welshrarebit Master of the Pit

    I smoke in the winter! I find it's not much different from summer.,.

    Lucky I live Hawaii! ;)
     
  6. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  7. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey Clint

    Welcome to the Smoking forum. You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have. Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right. LOL. Don’t forget to post qviews.

    Gary
     
  8. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a finally cooling down East Texas. Lots of great people and tons of information.

    Gary
     

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