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This Grill Offers an Entirely New Take on Charcoal Grilling

The Spark Grill aims to be the answer to all your qualms with charcoal grilling, and it does so in a design-conscious package.


If Murphy’s law were to apply to one thing only, it’d be charcoal grilling. Whether it be lighting the coals or getting the grill to the right temperature (and keeping it there), it’s often a difficult beast to tackle for novice grilles. The minds behind Spark, a new grill that offers charcoal grilling with the precision of an oven, wants to change that.

The Spark Grill makes use of patented blocks of wood and charcoal the brand calls “Briqs.” Spark Briqs are essentially large, compressed discs of charcoal. They load into a slot on the front of the grill, which ignites them electrically. The grill’s temperature is managed by an internal system and controlled by a nob that allows for temperatures from 200 to 905 degrees. This system is new to the charcoal grill space, a category dominated by grilling purists. If it’s as effective as it claims, it may be a stepping stone for grillers who would’ve gone with gas. Because of the novelty of the product, buyers will be locked into consistent Briq purchases through Spark, harkening to wood pellet grill companies insisting on their owners using grill-specific pellets. Users can also download an app that will keep track of the grill’s temperature and give alerts for when food is cooked.

The Spark Grill will go for $799, and you can sign up for the waitlist now.

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Tyler Chin is Gear Patrol’s Associate Staff Writer.
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