Burns slower due to the size and less airflow amongst the pieces, and the temp is a bit lower. As the pieces are wedge shaped, you can lay them pretty close together, further reducing airflow amongst the pieces and extending burn time.
Interesting. Might have to make a few up and play with 'em. Seems they be difficult to use in a grill tho? But that would be an advantage in my WSM basket, perhaps.
I'm not a fan of unlit charcoal in my cookers, especially bricks...err beads
(I avoid them like the plague) but properly cooked out lump isn't too bad.
Are you guys making this? Be interested in seeing some pix of the operation if so.
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