Is there a taste difference between gas and charcoal grilling?

Many think that charcoal grills will give you a more 'grilled' flavor, but the flavor produced by both the gas and charcoal grill are quite similar. This is because the 'grilled' flavor is not produced by the smoke that comes from charcoal, but rather from vaporized fats and juices that drip down and burn up (either on the coals or by the gas heat source). If you're looking to produce a 'smoky' flavor, you will need to add smoke. You can do this by using damp wood chips or wood chunks in conjunction with a smoker box.

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Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

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