Lion Premium Grills L90000 40" Natural Gas Grill (Detailed Honest Review)
Updated: Sep 17, 2020
Undoubtedly one of the best- built gas grills with rotisserie features and functions in the market is the Lion Premium Grills 90823. Paired with the sturdy build also comes a huge cooking surface and great cooking functions & experience.
With overall dimensions of 40 x 24.25 x 21.5 inches (width x depth x height), it boasts one of the largest cooking spaces ever with a total of 1030 square inches of cooking space which consists of the 802 square inch primary cooking/grilling area and the 228 square inch secondary cooking area.
To power that much cooking space, it’s fitted with 5 cast stainless steel burners which power 15,000 BTUs each, coming to a total up to 75,000 BTUs in the primary cooking/grilling area. For rotisserie, it has a 15,000 BTU rotisserie rear burner paired with a rotisserie motor that is capable of carrying up to 40 pounds!
The majority of its construction is made from 16-gauge 304 stainless steel which makes up for the solid and sturdy build. It does arrive with a few components to assemble such as the flavor bars, grills, and knobs. Do note that this is one of the heaviest gas grills with rotisserie out there with a weight of 200 pounds.
The cooking experience felt versatile overall. It does get extremely hot but it retains its heat well. With the included built-in thermometer, you can monitor temperatures redlining at 550 degrees. The included warming rack is also adjustable which can be made to fit in larger cuts of meat or birds.
Rotisserie-wise, you can comfortably fit in up to 40 pounds of meat here; it’s great for large turkeys, pork belly, or even 2 rotisserie chickens at the same time! The 15,000 BTU rear rotisserie burner gets the job done of evenly cooking the rotisserie chicken with crispy skin and tender meat in the inside!
The flat-top grill is great for sit fry vegetables, fish, hash brown potatoes, and shrimp! Grilling steaks came out perfectly with every piece of coming out evenly cooked with nice grill marks.
They also included two interior lights that are perfect when grilling outside at night or when cooking in dimly-lit areas.
ACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS INCLUDED
Out of the box, it contains the gas grill with burners, cooking grills, knobs, flavor bars, Rotisserie Spit Rod, Rotisserie Forks, and other stainless steel components.
The overall cleaning experience was subpar even with the stainless steel construction Users have claimed it to be quite hard to clean completely and so it’s recommended to occasionally run it to 700 degrees to clean the stubborn accumulations on the grates and deflectors.
It does include its own gas grill cover in black color which is a great addition when maintaining the gas grill in the long run. Plus its stainless steel construction, the formation of rust will be hard to come by with users claiming it to have no rust in 4 years of use.
Though it works fine as is, it’s recommended to upgrade into the ceramic flame tamers. This enables to better control the temperature and heat distribution throughout the entire cooking area.
The manufacturer, Lion, provides a lifetime warranty on the original purchaser on all stainless cast burners, stainless steel framing and housing, and stainless steel cooking grids. They also offer a 3-year warranty on stainless steel flame tamers and a 1-year warranty on all gas valves and other parts and components.
In a nutshell, this is a gas grill with rotisserie features and cooking features and functions that fit both experienced and beginner grillers packed in one of the best stainless steel construction with a great long warranty that would last you for years to come.