With several decades of experience in the charcoal game, Three Kings hookah charcoal is internationally recognized as one of the best, most popular quick lighting hookah coals in production today! Commonly found in hookah lounges, smoke shops, and homes all across the world, Three Kings quick lights provide convenient, fast-lighting hookah coal that needs nothing but an open flame to start—no special equipment required!
Three Kings Hookah Charcoal FAQ
With Three Kings offering 33mm and 40mm sizes available in both single rolls and full boxes, you can light up in no time. This is what makes Three Kings charcoal perfect for hookah smokers needing both convenience and performance. Looking for something a little more natural? They even offer their own line of Three Kings Coconut Charcoal that delivers the same great quality, minus the chemicals and accelerants. Learn what makes Three Kings charcoal one of the best brands of quick lighting hookah coals and natural coconut shell charcoal.
Where are Three Kings coals manufactured?
Three Kings charcoal is manufactured in Holland using a proprietary blend of high-quality ingredients. You can still purchase their full line of hookah charcoal in the United States at our online hookah store. Get free shipping on orders over $60 with 100 percent satisfaction guaranteed.
What makes Three Kings coconut coals different from their quick light coals?
The quick light Three Kings hookah charcoals (in the red box) feature a chemical accelerant and flammable coating that allows them to be lit using a small open flame. The Coconut Three Kings natural coconut coals (in the green box) do not have the chemical accelerant and must be lit using an electric coil stove or hookah charcoal burner. These coconut coals offer a cleaner burn and are made from natural coconut husks. They're best used for a longer hookah session. If you want to light up fast, you'll want to use quick-lighting hookah charcoal for efficient combustion. The dependability of the fast lighting hookah charcoal is what makes them popular amongst hookah smokers.
How do I light Three Kings coals?
For the Three Kings quick lighting coals (the red box), you'll only need a handheld lighter and a pair of metal tongs to get the job done.
- - Using your hookah tongs to hold each piece, hold the flame to the edge of the coal until it begins to spark.
- - Your Three Kings hookah charcoal will begin to self-light and will be done after two to three minutes, or until all sides are completely grayish orange.
For the Three Kings Coconut coals (the green box), you will need an electric coil burner or charcoal burner.
- - Place each piece of natural hookah charcoal directly on the coil and turn it onto the highest setting.
- - Flipping them halfway through, wait three to five minutes for them to fully light or until all sides are entirely grayish orange.
Each one is a great option for your bowl.
How many pieces of Three Kings hookah coal should I use on my hookah bowl?
Depending on the size of your bowl and your shisha of choice, we recommend using one to two pieces of Three Kings charcoal on your hookah bowl at one time. Need help managing your charcoal for better airflow? Check out our blog on hookah heat management here. Learn the best techniques for consistent quality without affecting the taste of your shisha tobacco.
How long does Three Kings charcoal last during a smoking session?
On average, Three Kings coals stay lit for approximately 45 minutes depending on several factors including how often you inhale and the overall level of airflow surrounding your hookah. This applies to both quick light hookah charcoal and natural hookah charcoals. Using a hookah charcoal wind cover or heat management device can provide a moderate increase in overall burn time if desired.