Originally Posted by Sambooka
Can I offer up a little advise?
Try poking some tini tiny holes in between your pattern. Let the coals get a little more air instead of sitting on just aluminum with no holes. Just a suggestion. Try it and let me know?
+1 on this. I usually make my holes no more then 1/4" apart with a safety pin. More air flow = more smoke, but a tad less flavor.