Best multi-purpose grill: Weber Q3200 Liquid Propane Grill

by Joost Nusselder | Last Updated:  May 31, 2022

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Weber Q3200 Liquid Propane Grill

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Weber is another famous brand that brings you a good quality product with this grill. It’s small and compact which means it doesn’t have some of the extra features that you’d expect from a regular sized grill.

But it does feature removable cooking grates which you can swap for a flat griddle. This increases the number of things that you can prepare on the grill, including steaks, burgers, roasts, bacon etc. You’ll have to purchase separate attachments if you want to widen your options further than that, like a vegetable basket and a grill pan.

The handle on this grill lights up at night so that it’s easier to see what you’re doing. The adjustable control valve allows you to decrease or increase temperatures according to your preferences.

Some of the features we like on this grill include stainless steel burners, cast iron cooking grates with high-quality porcelain coating, and a warming rack.

In addition to the generous cooking space, this grill offers lots of different storage options for you to keep your cooking tools and there’s a dedicated bracket to keep the 20 lb. LP tank.

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This propane grill very interesting alternative to standard gas grills. At first glance, it is simply a differently looking grill, but if you take a look inside you will understand that there are many more differences.

Weber Q3200 has an unorthodox configuration of burners that is completely different from a traditional gas grill. The main burner is rectangle-shaped and covers the outer part of the cook box whereas the secondary burner is located in the middle to provide extra heat.

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Thanks to such configuration, it can achieve the right cooking temperature very fast and offers high maximum temperature. The advantage is the ability to reach perfect conditions for grilling steaks for example (with beautiful sear marks) whereas the disadvantage is inability to create cold spots.

The entire construction of the grill was designed more for those with slightly limited spaces. Despite a big cooking area (393 square inches) it maintains a great balance between a typical portable grill and a big stationary one.

For this kind of price, the quality of workmanship is very good, you can expect it to be an investment for years to come.

The unorthodox yet solid and durable construction is pretty minimalistic when it comes to features. It’s a simple grill for those with limited space, for an apartment, small patio etc.

Pros

  • Compact and portable
  • Cooks evenly
  • Heats up quickly
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Features a large grilling surface

Cons

  • The ignition can be problematic to heat up in the beginning

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Lakeside Smokers is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with BBQ Smoking (& Japanese food!) at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.