- Joined Sep 28, 2015
So I moved on from my WSM and just bought a MES 30, 135S to be exact, based on my research here it may be a hybrid unit? Regardless, I've done 2 smokes both came out looking great and juicy but had a not so great smoke profile. I used apple wood, dry chips, the first time on Salmon and it came out heavy and and harsh in some areas. Soaked the chips with split chicken breast the 2nd time and it just had an off taste. I'm wondering if that's because of the lack of airflow in the unit or the need for an Amnps, maybe both? The smoke seemed somewhat stagnant, would leaving the wood chip loader cracked help?