Well, I wanted a quick Turkey, beer butt chicken smoke, bird was 15lb's and chicks were 4lbs each. All I had on hand were briquettes, not lump. I am not very happy since I can not get the same heat like I can with lump and a shorter time, I was thinkin' 3-4 hours and now I am going on 6 hours (hungry). Butt for a slow and low meat I may stay w/Kingsford? Used apple chunks for the bird's. Brined the turkey over night in Tip's brine, no other spice on turkey. Did Montreal chicken spice and McCormick's herb seasoning's on the Beer butt chicken.