Lump charcoal can burn hotter and can be made with specific woods that impart desirable flavors on food.
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May 24, 2013 Does the kind of charcoal you use really make a difference when it comes to grilling up a tasty steak or other food on the grill? Yes — but deciding which one to use depends on what you're after. Both briquettes and lump charcoal — aka "natural" hardwood charcoal — have their advantages and disadvantages.
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