I've done shoulders with rub and shoulders without rub. I don't see much of a difference and I've never had anybody notice a difference that has eaten my Q. Either way I cook them, the hungry folks that eat them sure like the results. I do too.
[COLOR=red][B]Cookers and Grills[/B][/COLOR] [COLOR=blue]6' Reverse Flow Stick Burner[/COLOR]
Custom Brick Vertical Smoker
WiFi Black Stoker
Georgia Bulldog living in SoCal - [B]G[COLOR=black]o[/COLOR] you hairy [COLOR=red]Dawgs![/COLOR][/B]