I like the ranking:
(low to high)
Appearance, Smell, Tenderness, Taste.
In Houston they'll get discussion that if it doesn't smell like mesquite it must not be 'que :D Hickory, oak, and pecan need not apply!
Southern Brethren BBQ Competition Team
"It's all about getting paid!" - Myron Mixon
"I love being hated in my hometown!" - David Hair
KingFisher Gator Rotisserie cooker, WSM, Stainless 5 burner with IR gas grill, Turkey Fryer, Weber JD Commemorative grill, slightly used Bandera chamber for future use as a cold smoker, Masterbuilt 40" insulated ELECTRIC smoker