Meadow Creek Reverse Flow Tank Smokers Put the "Style" Into Southern Style Barbecue

Show you mean business with a Meadow Creek tank smoker.

For buttery-smooth function, stable temperatures, and giving you that air of barbecue authority, nothing beats a Meadow Creek reverse-flow tank smoker. We’ve seen pitmasters turn into raving fanatics after experiencing this perfectly-tuned fusion of traditional offset cooking and pioneering design. 

Like all fine handmade goods, you’ll feel the Meadow Creek difference from the first touch. Rounded tank ends optimize airflow, heavy doors with positive-lock latches keep your cook chamber tight, sliding stainless steel grates make access easy and never rust, and smooth welds make everything look good. 

Pick from a long list of upgrades to make your tank smoker your own. Upgrade to an insulated firebox and save fuel. Add rib racks or stainless steel workshelves. Add the wildly popular BBQ42 chicken flipper to the front of your smoker trailer. And that’s just the start. Outdoor cooking will never be the same.

See videos of "Big Black", the customized TS250 Trailer

Big Black is a TS250 tank smoker trailer, decked out with the optional BBQ42 Chicken Cooker, Insulated Firebox, Charcoal Slide-Out Basket, Stainless Steel Exterior Shelves, Trim Package, and Live Smoke in Warming Box.

What is a reverse flow smoker?

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"I cooked 4 pork butts, 8 racks of St. Louis style ribs, and a case of whole chicken legs. They turned out the best I've ever made, no exaggeration! These cookers make a seasoned professional out of an amateur."

Jim, JD's Smoky Pit BBQ

"The TS250 and BBQ42 chicken cooker make cooking so easy, it’s nearly set it and forget it. It cooks like a dream with the tastiest chicken anywhere."

—Mark Stalvey, Gaffney, SC, Cherokee Pit

Not ready for a reverse flow smoker? We build other styles of BBQ smokers too!

Reverse Flow Tank Smokers in Action

Tomahawk Steaks, Beef Short Ribs, and More

Featuring a TS250 Tank Smoker equipped with optional upgrades.

Grilling and Smoking a Variety of Foods 

Featuring a TS250 Tank Smoker equipped with optional upgrades.

Cooking for Hundreds

Featuring a TS250 Tank Smoker equipped with optional upgrades.

Ribs, Sausage, and Chicken

Featuring a TS250 Tank Smoker equipped with optional upgrades.

Need Help Choosing Your Dream Smoker?

Contact a Meadow Creek dealer for a quote and advice in choosing the model and upgrades that are right for you.

Reverse Flow Smoker Airflow

Heat is produced in the firebox at the side, flows beneath the sealed drip pan to the opposite end, enters the smoking chamber, then returns toward the firebox and exits the stack.

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Why you should consider a Meadow Creek Reverse Flow Tank Smoker...

A common problem with cheap offset smokers is inconsistent temperature—it can be a real battle maintaining the fire for long cooks. Our reverse flow charcoal/wood fired smokers make it a breeze to crank out amazing barbecue while still giving you the fun of poking coals.

  • If you like managing a live fire, they are fun to use—even on longer cooks.
  • You can deck out one of our reverse flow smokers with lots of cool options, including insulated firebox, stainless steel workshelves, and a mounted chicken cooker. What's more, we promise to make it exactly how you ordered it.
  • We put our whole heart into producing top quality. You really need to see the workmanship in real life to fully appreciate it, but everything from the heavy steel doors to the positive-lock latches to the smooth welds, sliding stainless steel grates, and rounded tank ends designed for optimal airflow comes from a passion to give you the best value for your dollar.
  • The trailer models look great behind your pickup truck or SUV and come with a a 2” ball hitch and safety chains, heavy-duty wheel jack, rubber torsion axles, road tires, and DOT-compliant flush-mount LED lights, reflector strips, and VIN plate.

Usage Summary: If you want to cook with indirect heat, but occasionally cold smoke cheese and cook over direct heat choose a Meadow Creek Tank Smoker with an optional Charcoal Grill Pan.

Difference in Models: Available in charcoal/wood fired models. The TS120, TS250, and TS500 models each come built on a highway trailer. The other models are made to move around by hand, but you can order any model mounted on a custom trailer. Sizes range from smaller backyard models to the 500-gallon TS500. Browse the product listings above for photos, features, measurements, and add-ons for each model.

Stories of a Reverse Flow Tank Smoker in Use

Smoked Ribs Wow Crowds at the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon
Pulled Pork Smoked on a Meadow Creek TS70P Reverse Flow Smoker
Why Every Backyard Caterer Eventually Needs a BBQ Smoker on a Trailer
Whole Pig: PR60T Pig Roaster vs TS250 Tank Smoker

Need Help Choosing?

The Meadow Creek Buyer Guide will help you define your goals and choose a smoker or grill with confidence.