There are noticeable differences between cooking in an electrical smoker and doing so in a gas smoker. First, electrical smokers are very easy to use and do not require constant monitoring. It’s suitable for those who do not have enough smoking experience as they can correctly set the right temperature for what they are cooking. On the other hand, gas smokers are more difficult to use and require you to regularly monitor the smoker to get the right temperature and heat levels for the meat. The timer in the electric smoker helps you keep the proper timing of the food as the smoker produces constant and sufficient heat throughout the smoking process.
With the electrical smoker, there is a constant supply of heat, which effectively and evenly smokes the meat. Also, using electricity is much safer and tidier than gas smokers. Most electricity smokers are designed with durable steel which remains shiny and cleans even after use. With an electric smoker, you don’t have to worry about constant cleaning and maintenance since the fire does not burn on propane.
When it comes to flavor, gas smokers are slightly better than electric smokers. Although some electric smokers make use of pellets to increase the smoke flavor of the meat, the level of flavor you get from a gas smoker is much higher.
In terms of cost, electric smokers are cheaper to operate. You will certainly spend more on gas than using an electric smoker. Overall, electric smokers are far better than gas smokers because they give everybody (both experienced and inexperienced smokers) equal opportunity to smoke their food to their own desire. With an electric smoker, you don’t have to worry about burning your food or bringing it out too early.