Charcoal Companion Wood Chips Box: Best smoke box for a charcoal grill

by Joost Nusselder | Last Updated:  August 6, 2021

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Charcoal grills aren’t the only type of grill suitable for smoking. In fact, as many of us already know, you can smoke food in just about any type of grill if you have the right accessories, and you know what you’re doing.

When it comes to smoking on a gas grill, you won’t get the intense smoky flavor that comes with a charcoal smoker. But experts agree that the smoky flavor from a gas grill is still superior to the results from an electric grill.

So how do you make the most of your gas grill, and which smoker box should you get if you’re looking for fantastic flavor and easy clean-up? Also, which smoker box will enhance the smoke but reduce the risk of the wood chips bursting into flames?!

Best smoker box for large gas grills- Charcoal Companion Stainless Steel V-Shape

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If you’re looking for a quality, no-nonsense, easy-to-use smoker box for a charcoal grill, then this Charcoal Companion is the one for you. Not only is it super affordable, but it also does everything a smoker box should do superbly.

Also read: At What Temperature do Wood Chips Smoke? Guide to Getting it Right

Best smoker box for charcoal grills: Charcoal Companion Stainless Steel V-Shape

Best smoker box for large gas grills- Charcoal Companion Stainless Steel V-Shape

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If you’re looking for the perfect smoker box for your large grill, you can’t go wrong with Charcoal Companion Stainless V-shape Smoker Box.

This smoker box can perfectly fit right under your grill. It is lodged between the gas grill’s flame detector bars. It offers plenty of space for wood chips.

When correctly filled up, it can produce sufficient smoke for up to 4 hours. The smoker box features a hinged lid, making the lid easy to open.

Best smoker box for large gas grills- Charcoal Companion Stainless Steel V-Shape on the grill

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It is built with metal that has a non-stick coating. That means it is effortless to clean. Wash it by hand for the best results.


  • Size & construction: 4.21 x 13.78 x 2 inches; 1.29 Pounds. V-shape fits between flame deflector bars on gas grills for the most intense smoke flavor
  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Easy to refill: Hinged lid makes it easy to refill

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Whether you have a large gas grill or a compact one, there’s an ideal smoker box for your needs. Stretch your grilling skills and have some fun with a smoker box – you won’t regret it!

Also read: check out these best smoker tubes & boxes for any gas or charcoal grill

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.