What makes a good barbecue?

Why do some barbecues keep cleaning up while others crash and burn? We delve into the guts of a top performer and a lower-scoring barbie to figure it out.

Since we first got our hands on them 4 years ago Weber’s barbies have consistently dominated our annual test, to the point where they now occupy the top 7 spots in our roundup. But why do some barbecues keep cleaning up while others crash and burn? We delve into the guts of a top performer and a lower-scoring barbie to sort the sizzle from the steak.

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