Weber Genesis II BBQ Review & Comparison

Published : 29/04/2017 05:49:10
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Weber Genesis® II BBQ Review & Comparison

Weber Genesis II BBQ Review & Comparison

Considering a Weber Genesis II BBQ well make sure you take a good look at Napoleon range of gas bbqs, some Napoleon Gas Bbqs have a limited LIFETIME warranty! Such as the Napoleon Prestige BBQs and Napoleon Prestige Pro BBQs.  With the SIZZLE ZONE infrared burners from Napoleon®, you get these benefits plus convenient gas technology: each burner contains thousands of gas outlets that heat the ceramic surface until it starts to glow red. The resulting infrared rays don't just warm the ambient air; the heat penetrates directly and deeply into the food. It also creates a consistent thermal area that, compared with a charcoal fire, is much easier to control.

For the past 30 years, the Genesis® gas barbecue has become a name synonymous with quality, longevity, performance, innovation, and trust.  Now, Weber has taken those 30 years of experience and have developed something even better for 2017, the Weber Genesis II BBQ.

Barbecuing is more than what sears on the grate. It’s the experiences lived, memories created, and the friends and family brought together sharing the common love of good food. Available in two platforms; each ranging in size from two to six burners, the 2017 Genesis® II line accommodates every lifestyle. Whether you live in the big city with a small patio, or small town with a never-ending garden, we’ve got you covered.

Welcome, to Genesis II.  The Weber Genesis II line includes 8 unique models across two style platforms.  Each platform now comes in 4 different sizes ranging from a 2-burner to a 6-burner barbecues, matching the perfect grill to every life stage and every life style.

There are more choices, more options, exciting innovation, extended warranties, and so much more, proving once again, Weber is for life!

*** FREE Weber® iGrill™ 3 Bluetooth Thermometer (worth £89.99) with all Weber Genesis II LX bbqs for a limited time. ***
To receive the free gift you must enter the following code during checkout:- iGrillGenesis17

FREE Weber iGrill 3 Thermometer with Genesis II LX BBQs

Presenting The Genesis® II And Genesis® II LX Series Of Gas Bbqs

Take a look at the Weber Genesis II BBQ TV advert shown in the UK for 2017.

Each Genesis® II and Genesis® II LX barbecue is equipped with the same basic components and features; such as the GS4 high performance grilling system, iGrill 3 ready and Infinity Ignition.

The Genesis® II LX takes it up a notch, offering everything you need – and then some. This series includes additional upgraded features such as a side burner, High+ heat setting, and illuminated control knobs. The Genesis® II/LX is powered by the exclusive GS4 High Performance Grilling System.   GS4 is the core of all models. The engine behind the series. The power that creates superior results and makes life that much easier. So here’s to you, here’s to us, here’s to togetherness and amazing food!

Shop the Weber Genesis II Barbecue range

 

Weber Genesis II BBQ Features Diagram






Weber Genesis II E-410 GBS Black BBQ

Weber Genesis II logo

Weber Genesis II BBQ Features

When you experience the new Weber Genesis II and Genesis LX BBQ for the first time, you will be thrilled to realise that once again, Weber has developed the perfect tool for sophisticated barbecue fans. Its high performance, the excellent Weber quality, and especially the numerous innovations turn the Genesis II / LX into the epitome of top-class gas barbecuing.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Ignitor
Infinity Ignition
The Infinity Ignition is ensured to ignite every time. Backed by a generous warranty, you can rest assured that you’ll be up-and- barbecuing the first time, every time.



Weber Genesis II BBQ Burner Tubes
High Performance Burners
The unique, tapered shape delivers a consistent gas flow from front to back. This provides ultimate heat distribution, ensuring that food cooks evenly and consistently anywhere on the cooking grate.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Flavorizer Bars
Flavorizer Bars
The classic Weber® Flavorizer® bars are angled just right to catch drippings that smoke and sizzle, adding that irresistible smoky flavour we all know and love to your food. Any drippings not vaporised follow the slope and are funnelled away from the burners, down into the grease management system.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Grease Management
Grease Management System
The grease management system helps with the removal of grease while reducing the risk of flare-ups. Drippings that are not vaporised by the Flavorizer® bars are funnelled away from the burners into the disposable drip tray, located within the catch pan under the cookbox. Simply remove the catch pan and replace the drip tray as needed.


Weber Genesis II BBQ iGrill 3 ready
iGrill 3 Ready
The newest barbecuing essential - the iGrill 3 digital Bluetooth thermometer monitors food from beginning to end, displaying the real- time temperature on your mobile device. Once you’ve downloaded the free Weber® iGrill app, connect the iGrill to Bluetooth, and run up to four thermometer probes from your barbecue to the food. (Sold separately).


Weber Genesis II BBQ Cast Iron Cooking Grates
Porcelain-Enamelled, Cast Iron Cooking Grates
The reversible cooking grates empower you to be even more creative with your dish. The thin side of the cooking grate is ideal for delicate food such as fish and shrimp, while the wider side creates a thick sear mark enhancing the flavour of your food.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Gourmet BBQ System
Gourmet BBQ System Cooking Grate
Remove the circular grate insert and transform your grill into a griddle, poultry roaster, pizza stone or any other of the many Gourmet BBQ System® inserts to choose from.



Open Cart Design
The sleek open-cart design provides additional room and accessibility of your barbecue tools.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Side Table Tool Hooks
Side Tables with Integrated Tool Hooks
Use the side tables to keep platters, seasonings, and tools within arm’s reach. Hang your essential barbecue tools on the hooks for easy access and organisation of your workspace. The side table folds down in models equipped with two and three burners.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Warming Rack
Tuck-Away Warming Rack
The Tuck-Away warming rack keeps food warm or toasts burger buns, as the main meal cooks below. The unique Tuck-Away feature allows you to fold it down when not in use, providing optimal cooking space and convenient storage.


Weber Genesis II BBQ Gas Storage
Easy Access Gas Tank Storage
Mounting the gas tank to the outside of the barbecue makes the tank easy to access and remove; while also increasing storage space in the cart.








Weber Genesis II LX S-440 GBS Stainless Steel BBQ

Weber Genesis II LX Logo
Weber Genesis II LX BBQ Features

As if the Genesis II series was not already enough -the Genesis II LX models have even more to offer. This luxury series boasts additional features and possibilities that satisfy even the most demanding barbecue requirements. It’s all about raising the bar in the world of backyard cuisine.

The Genesis II LX series has been developed and engineered on the basis of the results of Weber’s research - listening to the needs of consumers. And then taking it all a step further. Therefore each model is of course also equipped with a side burner, an upgraded tuck-away warming rack and a whole new powerful burner system.

Beyond the additional Weber Genesis LX BBQ features and strong GS4 grilling system, both Genesis series are characterised by new and improved features. these include being iGrill 3 compatible, an innovative tuck-away warming rack and the gourmet bbq system cooking grates.

Weber Genesis II LX Side Burner
Additional Side Burner
While you make a salad on the side table and the chops sear under the lid, you can make perfect use of the additional side burner. heat the your specially crafted BBQ sauce, boil the pasta or do an extra side dish on it. Help free up the kitchen hob!


Weber Genesis II Integrated Ignition
Integrated Ignition
All the Genesis LX models have been equipped with a special version of the electronic ignition system. Here a switch is built into each burner ensuring smooth ignition every time just by the turn of a knob.


Stainless Steel Flavorizer Bars
The classic Weber® Flavorizer® bars but made from stainless steel, there are angled just right to catch drippings that smoke and sizzle, adding that irresistible smoky flavour we all know and love to your food. Any drippings not vaporised follow the slope and are funnelled away from the burners, down into the grease management system..


Weber Genesis II LX Illuminated Control Knobs
Illumination
The handle has a handle light, so you can see the entire cooking area even when cooking at night and with the push of a button the control knobs light up to offer optimal control in the dark. So you never have to sacrifice convenience or usability due to the time of day. The control knob lights can even be switch on via your smart phone when using iGrill 3 with your Weber Genesis II LX bbq. (iGrill sold separately)


Weber Genesis II LX BBQ High + Plus
High+ - The ultimate control over the grate
With this setting you can sear meat where you want, when you want. All burners can be turned up to the highest setting for an added boost of heat anywhere on the cooking grate.  Making it perfect for searing food. Creating the delicious sear marks we all love - or for decreasing the preheat time of your cooking grates. Extra power and control over the entire cooking grate!


Weber Genesis II LX Warming Rack
Warming rack - and more
The warming rack is specially designed to accommodate the Weber Elevations line of accessories. When folded down, the rack acts as a tiered base for each of the Elevations accessories to be placed in. This increases the cooking capacity and efficiency by elevating everything above the cooking grate.



Weber Genesis II LX BBQ Enclosed Cart cabinet
Grill Cabinet - More storage capacity under the barbecue
The grill cabinet provides extra storage space for all of your essential grilling tools. Everything you need at your fingertips, when you need it.   The gas bottle is now located on the side of the barbecue, which makes it easier to replace.  At the same time, it leaves a generous storage space under the barbecue for all your favourite barbecue accessories.


Weber Genesis II LX BBQ Lid
Modern Design & Ergonomic Lid
Opening and closing the lid is now even more convenient and ergonomic thanks to the new lid.


Weber Genesis II LX BBQ Handle Lights
Handle Lights - Keep grilling when the sun sets
The handle lights on the Weber Genesis II LX BBQ let you keep cooking during the darker hours after the sun has set.  The powerful LED illuminates the entire cooking area of the grill so that you see the true color of your food. To save energy, the light will automatically turn off when the lid is closed.

All Genesis 2 bbqs are Built to last - Comes with a 10 year limited warranty
All Weber Genesis BBQs come with a limited warranty of up to 10 years. To ensure your Weber is covered, remember to register it.

When you register, Weber will send you a welcome pack with recipe cards, cooking tips and info on our range of accessories. So register as soon as its delivered to you and sit back, relax and start your new life with a Weber – the UK’s number one barbecue brand.


Weber Genesis II BBQ vs Weber Genesis II LX BBQ?

So I hear you asking... in a nutshell what is the difference between the Genesis II and the Genesis II LX.

  • Infinity Ignition on each burner - An internal switch on each burner control ensures that by turning the knob, the gas will ignite and start each burner with ease.
  • Stainless Steel Flavorizer Bars - Angled to catch drippings that smoke and sizzle, adding a smoky flavour to your food.   Stainless steel gives a much longer lifespan to the flavorizer bars.
  • Side Burner - Simmer sauce while the main course cooks under the lid.
  • Handle Lights - Illuminates the entire cooking area of the barbecue.
  • Illuminated Control Knobs - Knobs illuminate for night-time barbecuing.
  • Grill Cabinet - Provides extra storage space for all of your essential grilling tools.
  • Taller Stance - The LX models are taller standing at 122cm high with the lid closed compared to 114cm.



Which Genesis II BBQ? Genesis II BBQ Range
Which Weber Genesis 2 BBQ is right for you?

The following Weber Genesis II barbecue models are available, BBQs 2u sells the all at the best price including FREE tracked delivery on a day of your choice*:-

Weber® Genesis® II E-210™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II E-310™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II E-310™ GBS™ BBQ - Smoke Grey
Weber® Genesis® II E-410™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II E-410™ GBS™ BBQ - Smoke Grey
Weber® Genesis® II E-610™ GBS™ BBQ - Black

Genesis II LX BBQ Range:-

Weber® Genesis® II LX E-240™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II LX E-340™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II LX S-340™ GBS™ BBQ - Stainless Steel
Weber® Genesis® II LX E-440™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II LX S-440™ GBS™ BBQ - Stainless Steel
Weber® Genesis® II LX E-640™ GBS™ BBQ - Black
Weber® Genesis® II LX E-640™ GBS™ BBQ - Stainless Steel

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Weber Genesis II G4S Grilling System
What is the GS4 Grilling System?

The GS4 Grilling System Overview

Weber Genesis II GS4 Ignition System
The GS4 High Performance Grilling System sets a new standard in the world of barbecue cuisine, and lands the Genesis® II and Genesis® II LX series of gas barbecues in a class of their own.

This innovative grilling system is based on over 30 years of barbecuing experience, culinary expertise, and most importantly, avidly considering the wants and needs of the people who matter most – the barbecuing community.  As a result the new burners are tapered to provide consistent gas flow from front to back for even heat distribution.


Each component of GS4 was uniquely designed for ease-of-use and to provide an unequaled satisfaction to your backyard grilling experience. Promising burners that are ensured to ignite every time, smoke infused food that grills evenly and consistently regardless of where it’s placed on the cooking grate, and hassle free cleanup; you are able to focus on what it’s is all about – bringing people together around the grill.

The GS4 grilling system is composed of four key components: The Infinity Ignition, High Performance Burners, Flavorizer® Bars, and Grease Management System. These components ensure that every aspect of your barbecuing experience is easy and reliable; from the moment the burners are lit to the general maintenance of your grill. And together, create the strongest barbecue engine within every Genesis® II and Genesis® II LX bbq.

GS4 comes with an impressive 10 year warranty package.

Infinity Ignition – Fires up first time, every time

The Infinity Ignition is guaranteed to ignite every time. An internal switch on each burner control ensures that by turning the knob, the gas will ignite and start each burner with ease. Backed by a generous warranty, rest assured that you’ll be up-and-barbecuing the first time, every time.

High Performance Burners

The unique, tapered shape delivers a consistent gas flow from front to back. The burners provides ultimate heat distribution, ensuring that food cooks evenly and consistently anywhere on the cooking grate.

Flavorizer Bars

The classic Weber® Flavorizer® bars are angled just right to catch drippings that smoke and sizzle, adding that irresistible smoky flavour we all know and love to your food. Any drippings not vaporised follow the slope and are funneled away from the burners, down into the grease management system.

Grease Management System – Controls grease adds flavour

The grease management system helps with the removal of grease while reducing the risk of flare-ups. Drippings that are not vaporized by the Flavorizer® bars are funnelled away from the burners into the disposable drip tray, located within the catch pan under the cookbox. Simply remove the catch pan and replace the drip tray as needed.

 

Weber iGrill 3 for Genesis II bbqs
How does iGrill 3 work with a Genesis II BBQ?

The weber iGrill app - For the connected chef

Take the guesswork out of barbecuing and master the art of a medium-rare steak and become the culinary genius you aspire to be - no training necessary.

Thanks to an integrated frame in the side table, the Genesis II comes fully prepared for the newly developed iGrill 3 thermometer available here. This is the newest barbecuing essential - the iGrill 3 digital Bluetooth thermometer.

Each Genesis® II and Genesis® II LX grill is iGrill 3 Ready. You can install the iGrill 3 digital Bluetooth thermometer into the side table and simply download the Weber iGrill app on your mobile device, then sync it to your Genesis® II or Genesis® II LX. Connect up to four iGrill temperature probes and monitor your steak, chicken, or roasts all at one time.

Weber iGrill 3 Genesis iPhoneWeber Genesis 2 bbq igrill 3

Monitor your food - iGrill 3 food probes

Connect up to four temperature probes and monitor your steak, chicken, or roasts all at once. The iGrill 3 digital Bluetooth thermometer monitors the internal temperature of food from beginning to end, and will notify you once it has reached the perfect degree to serve.

Once you’re connected, the possibilities are virtually endless, and you’ll find out very quickly that Weber iGrill 3 is more than a cutting-edge thermometer.

 


Weber Genesis II Gourmet BBQ System 

Genesis II Gourmet BBQ System

Explore a plethora of cooking possibilities with the Weber® Gourmet BBQ System. The Genesis® II and Genesis® II LX series come equipped with a circular, removable insert within the main cooking grate. Remove the circular insert and transform your barbecue into a pizza stone, griddle, sear grate, poultry roaster, or any other of the many Gourmet BBQ System® options to choose from. The array of inserts truly opens up a new world of cooking possibilities, and opportunity to make food and dishes previously impossible to accomplish on the barbecue.

PIZZA STONE - Envision feasting on a gourmet pizza, made in a masonry oven, on a quaint patio in Naples. Now, imagine eating that same pizza in the comfort of your garden, whenever your heart desires.

POULTRY ROASTER - Prepare a crispy chicken yet moist in the centre, while vegetables simmer around the side. Or create crowd- pleasing Beer Can Chicken without the can.

GRIDDLE - Wake up in the morning, fire up your barbecue, and enjoy the fresh air and tranquility of your backgarden while preparing a mouthwatering breakfast on the griddle.

SEAR GRATE - Perfect the art and science of a flawlessly seared steak.

Weber Genesis II Recipe

The hearty satisfaction of BBQ Beef Stew.

 

 

What gas do I use with a Weber Genesis II BBQ?

You need to use Calor Patio Gas (propane) or similar.  The 13kgs gas bottles are ideal and are designed to be stored in the gas tank holder on the right of the Genesis barbecue. The regulator on Weber gas barbecues is a 27mm clip on version, which is very easy to use.

Weber Genesis Gas BBQ Patio Gas 5kg BottleWeber Genesis Gas BBQ Patio Gas 13kg Bottle

Weber Genesis II BBQ 10 year warranty
Warranty

Why are Weber BBQs so good? Weber pride themselves on two things :

1.  Making barbecues that last.
2.  Providing a lifetime of excellent customer service.

Weber offers a 10 year limited warranty on all Weber Genesis II Models.

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