Bradley Digital 4-Rack Electric Smoker Review

Nov 20, 2017 | Reviews

bradley digital 4-rack smoker

Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker

Our Rating:  
Briquettes 
Maximum Temperature
280 degrees Fahrenheit
Weight57.5 pounds
Internal Thermostat

 

Getting to Know the Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker

Smoked meat is a must-have for every barbecue lover, and there is nothing like doing it yourself. Though you can find cheap and easy substitutes for smoking, such as smoked water, smoked salt, or prepared barbecue sauces with a smokey flavor, nothing can replace the control you have over the taste of the meat if you smoke it yourself. You can choose the type of wood, the smoking time, as well as the temperature to get your meat precisely the way you want it. This smoker is an electric smoker, meaning the temperture is consistent with the briquettes. Not only that but smoking your meat does make you feel like the master of the grill.

This review will showcase a professional-level home smoker, the Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker. We will take a look at the underlying information, as well as the various functions and features it offers. Finally, we will give a list of pros and cons so that you can make your decision more easily.

The Basics

First, let us give an account of the basic information about this smoker. Firstly, it measures 14 x 14 x 31 inches in size, which is excellent for a home smoker. As the name suggests, it features four racks, which means you can fit a lot of meat in there all in one go. It also gives you more flexibility regarding the internal composition of the smoker. You can use as few or as many racks as you like, and arrange them any way you want to produce the best results for you.

The Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker is made of a sturdy and high-quality polished stainless steel. That means it should last you quite a long time because it is impervious to the juices that accumulate during the cooking process. With that being said, you need to clean your smoker regularly regardless.

Turning to the more important technical features, the Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker has two separate heating elements, one for the wood chips, and one for the oven, which makes it very versatile as well as efficient. Furthermore, it features a thermostat and a time control, which allows you just to let it go for as long as you like and it will do the rest. This smoker can run up to 8 hours uninterrupted, which provides excellent results.

Finally, the generator that attaches to the side of the smoker features a fully controllable digital interface, which makes setting your smoker up just the way you want it easier than ever. With all this in mind, let us consider the pros and cons.

The Pros and Cons

Though this smoker may sound quite impressive from what we’ve said so far, every product comes with a downside. Since we strive to give you all the relevant information about a product, we always provide a list of pros and cons. Here it is

Pros:

  • Longevity: The Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker is well-made and should last you years and years. That is due to the fact that it uses high-quality materials including stainless steel, in addition to the excellent internal insulation inside the oven itself.
  • Features: This smoker is chock-full of professional tier features. It has a thermostat which monitors the internal temperature, and it’s easy to use digital screen allows you to check the temperature at a glance. Furthermore, the timer feature allows you to go off and do something else while your meat is smoking, and the smoker will automatically shut down once it is finished.

Cons:

  • Price: We were only able to find two downsides to this smoker. Priced at around $375, it is quite steep for an enthusiastic home griller. That is not to say, however, that you don’t get your money’s worth, as the Bradley Digital 4-Rack Smoker provides excellent value for money. Unfortunately, with great value comes a high price.
  • Fuel Source: If this is your only smoker, this may not be an issue. The small briquettes you need to fuel the smoker you need to buy online and from them. In comparison to pellet smokers, you can purchase smoker pellets from your local home depot in some cases. Ensure you have back-stock of them, as it would stink to run out mid-smoking.

Billy StewartBilly Stewart

Founder of BarbequeSmoked.com

My dad is a true mans man, and has owned a number of grills. Ranging from gas to charcoal. Growing up with him allowed me to see what different types of rubs, spices, brines, etc went into making the best BBQ. Although my dad was a truck driver, and I had a degree in Information Technology I knew that I wanted to do something about grilling and our recipes.  That’s where Barbeque Smoked comes in.

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