Weber Original Kettle Premium 22 Charcoal Grill 14401001

Weber 14401001 Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill, 22-Inch

When you hear the name “Weber”, you are already assured of a great, high quality and long lasting product; and that is what you are going to get with the Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill 22”. When you have already experienced cooking with a Weber grill, you will know it’s a classic, but when you are looking into getting a grill for your backyard cooking, then your grilling experience will never be the same again once you tried this grill. Its classic circular shape that is known to create a convection grilling environment that makes sure to keep the heat on your food and not just on the coals. It has a large space and gives excellent ventilation from its easy to control dampers which allows you to control the heat easily and efficiently.  

Weber 14401001 Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill

This Weber 22 Premium Charcoal Grill is well built and takes on the classic kettle grill design. It looks simple yet features a lot. It has 363 square inches of cooking space that is enough to cook a simple meal, and up to 15 burger patties at a time for a party, or barbecue nights that can keep those tummies full while the whole gang are cheering for their favorite football team. It also has heavy duty, steel plated cooking grates that will last all the grilling you can do, and it has a hinged design at both sides of the grilling grates so that you can easily add your charcoal even while cooking.

Controlling the temperature of the Weber Original Kettle 22 Charcoal Grill is dead simple too, with its no-rust aluminum dampers that are easy to use, and helps you control the airflow by opening or closing the dampers and maintain the cooking temperature you want. It gives you excellent ventilation that allows you to grill or smoke depending on how open the ventilation is. You can also kill the fire when you totally close off the dampers to save remaining charcoal without a bucket of water pouring over it: then, your charcoals can be ready for the next grilling session. The accurate lid mounted temperature gauge is very helpful as well, so you can check if your grill is hot enough or ready for grilling.

Its porcelain-enameled bowl and lid gives it a sleek look as well as it’s easy to clean. Along with it is its One-Touch cleaning system that has a durable, three pronged, steel ash sweepers and a removable, high capacity aluminum ash catcher that makes cleaning easy at a turn of a handle, so no more stray embers and dirty dusting.

The Weber 22 inch Kettle Grill stands true to this despite having the same look, but still delivers great grilling experiences that is attested by many owners of this grill. Its compact size and durable all weather wheels make it easy to move from your front lawn, to your backyard, or maybe your poolside; wherever you want to grill, it can be easily moved there. And, it only takes up little space so you can have more room to move around.

But, with the little space it takes up, this Weber Premium 22 Charcoal Grill also has additional features like its glass reinforced nylon handles on either side with tool hooks so it can hold your tongs, clamp, or sauce basket right within arm’s reach, and they are heat resistant and long lasting. Its lid handle with heat shield will also save you from getting burned when you open or close your grill. Though its three legs look wobbly, its spring clip or push pin leg assembly makes set up and storage a breeze for this grill.

Besides having faith in the brand of the grill, its porcelain-enameled bowl and lid, together with its rust resistant aluminum dampers and ash catcher that can be easily removed, as well as its glass reinforced nylon handles, are sure to be sturdy and stand the test of time.

Pros

  • ​It has built-in thermometer for better monitoring of the temperature
  • ​One Touch cleaning system that has a removable, aluminum ash catcher, cleaning feels like a breeze
  • ​With lid mounted temperature gauge and easy control dampers for great temperature check and control

Cons

  • ​Three leg design is a bit unstable
  • ​A bit low, especially for tall people

The Weber Original Kettle 22 inch Charcoal Grill is truly a Weber classic that takes on the Weber quality. Its name already warrants quality and durability that took decades of improvement. It is user friendly as well since it is easy to set up, easy to use and it is easy to control the temperature, as well as it is easy to clean. This is a grill that can give first time charcoal grillers an amazing experience, and for long time charcoal grillers, a grill they would treasure for many years.

Though this grill looks low and the legs look wobbly, its functions and durability makes it stand above its competitors. The Weber Kettle Grill 22 inch is what you would be looking for when you want long lasting, user friendly and a good quality charcoal grill.

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