At Phatt Matt's, my usual place, they ask what sauce you want and have a list. They give those ice cream sample spoons if you ask for a taste. It actually helps folks decide. I really dislike public sample bowls or folks squeezing sauce onto their fingers.
I'm feeling bearish, and I'm packing a Wusthof Grand Brisket slicer from MABA
"perhaps...but then again...maybe not..."