Father’s Day is quickly approaching and for many people they always struggle with what to get dad. He’s a hard guy to shop for and never likes what you buy him anyway. So, with that in mind, why not shop for a new grill? It’s something he can always use and it’s definitely something that he should adore. Now comes the hard part because there are just so many on the market though, so it’s a difficult choice which one to choose. Always go for quality when choosing a new grill, especially if it is for a gift. Start at the top, Weber has been around for a while and they are consistently putting out a great product no matter the year. If you know everything you need to know about grills and Weber grills specifically, you will no doubt choose the best one for dad.
First of all, let’s look at what exactly the Weber Q Gas Grills are. Weber has been a huge name in grills since they hit the market, and they always have a high quality product. With the Q series, the idea is to have a compact, easy to use grill with one or two burners that are portable and use gas. These grills are often fun colors and have unique characteristics like a very rounded lid and electric ignitions. These grills were recently updated and restyled for 2014 so when you find the one for dad, be aware that it will be top of the line, and brand new. There will be no way that he will not fall in love with it upon first sight. Plus, Weber Q gas grills series are so easy to use, he will never have to worry about having trouble starting his grill and getting his food cooked.
Now that you know you want to get one of these grills for your dad, just what one is the best? They are all similar but they each have different qualities about them that will ultimately be what you have to look at. If your dad likes a portable grill, then this is a great choice that you can customize with his favorite color, or perhaps his favorite sports teams’ color. The Weber Q1200 is the way to go then. This particularly cool little grill comes in eight different colors including titanium and green. The Q1200 uses a small liquid propane tank that comes sold separately.
There is one burner with a 189 square inch cooking space that is under porcelain-enameled cast-iron cooking grates. The body of this very handy grill is made of cast aluminum. It comes fully assembled out of the box, so dad doesn’t even need to put it together when he opens his gift. With its small size, it can fit on any table top or garage floor and can basically be used year round. If he loves to go to games and watch his team live, he can take his matching portable grill and show off to the other entire population of dad’s at the tailgating parties.
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If you want to get dad something a little less flashy and portable and a little more stable, do not worry, the Weber Q series has just what you want. Instead of a small portable grill, get him the Q3200. This liquid propane grill has the same rounded lid as the other Q series models, but this one comes on a stand. With two burners and almost 400 square inches of cooking space, it is twice the size of the Q1200 and perfect for dad’s backyard. It is even equipped with a handle light that you can use if you are cooking in foggy or darker conditions.
This is handy for dad if he wants to cook a steak in the middle of the night. The Q3200 also comes with and electronic ignition and side tables that can fold down to conserve space. While it may not be portable, this grill makes a statement when sitting on the deck or porch of your dad’s house. One difference between this grill and the Q1200 is that this beautiful grill only comes in one color as opposed to eight different ones, but something tells me that dad will not mind either way.
Another great portable grill for dad that is a little bigger than the Q1200 is the Q2200. This grill comes in one color, so you have no choices to customize this one. But, unlike the Q1200, this grill comes with almost 300 square inches of cooking space, making it a little more useful for a party.
This little grill also comes with side tables attached that can fold down so it will save space while being stored. The Q220 has the same aluminum body as the other two and also comes with an electric ignition. It also uses a propane tank that is sold separately, but that is no trouble to find. He can put this one in the garage to use during the winter, or if he is a big camper or fisher, he can take it out with him on his next trip to help cook all of his food at the end of the day. All of his buddies will be jealous that they don’t have a portable high quality grill.
Finding your father a gift this year for Father’s Day should not be difficult. If you look into any of the Weber Q Gas Grills Series, you will find a great gift that is well made, long-lasting, and fun to use. Whether you want to get him the best portable gas grill, tabletop gas grills or a grill that he can keep on his deck in the backyard, you will easily find the right grill for him if you look at any of the grills in this series. Get dad a gift that he can enjoy for years to come while sharing the delicious food he made on it, with you. You will not be disappointed when you see how happy he is with this wonderful gift.
I am a grill freak! It's hard to pick my favorite thing to grill, but if I had to choose... it is still a tie between pork ribs and a juicy beef burger. I am currently grilling on a Weber S210(I live in a small space) but my dream grill is definitely a summit. Those things are bad ass. Anyways I would love to hear from you, leave a comment or question below!