These Grills Will Make Your Summer BBQ Sizzle


Summer fun is in full swing and chances are that means that you’re in store for a bevy of beach days, parties and barbecue over the next few months. And if you’re playing host – or hostess – for any of these soirees, you need to be fully loaded to ensure maximum fun. That means providing the best games, food and drinks around – and to do this, you’ll need the best equipment, like grills. We compiled a list of some of the best grills available to make your barbecue the talk of the town.

Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill

Weber is one of the most trusted names in the grill biz and this standard, cost-effective grill is great for someone on a budget who still wants to cook up great-tasting meats and veggies. It’s also rust-resistant, which means this grill is an investment that will hold up for parties for at least a couple of summers.

Lodge L410 Pre-Seasoned Sportsman’s Charcoal Grill

If beach parties and picnics are in your future this summer, than a portable grill is probably the smartest purchase for your grilling needs.

Weber Spirit Gas Grill

If you prefer a gas grill over the charcoal variety – and money isn’t really an issue for you – the Weber Spirit Gas Grill is the way to go. Good Housekeeping ranked it one of their top overall performers among all grills, pointing out its even cooking, stainless steel rod cooking grates and extra features, like a side burner. It’s also durable and dependable, and comes with a 10-year warranty.

Huntington 2-Burner

If you prefer gas over charcoal, but money is an issue for you, this Huntington grill is a good bet for you. It doesn’t come with many bells and whistles, but it’s been named one of the best, low-cost gas grills on the market. Don’t consider this grill an investment – it will get the job done, but probably won’t last beyond a year or two.

Big Green Egg

This smoker is ideal if you’re looking to cook a lot of dense meat – it’s big enough to cook a 20-pound turkey. It’s really pricey and you need to search for a local dealer through the company’s website – you can’t purchase them online – but if you’re looking for the crem de la crem of smokers.

Weber Smokey Joe portable grill 

Yet another Weber grill – seeing a pattern here? – this affordable, portable charcoal grill is great for cookouts or camping trips, and comes with a 10-year warranty. So, once you get through the hot summer months, you can drag the grill along with you on fall football tailgates.