Originally Posted by IamMadMan
I let the liberally rubbed butt sit covered in the fridge for about 12 hours, and then let it sit at room temp for 1 hour, and then apply another coat of rub before putting in the cooker.
I get both a great bark and a good smoke ring..
This is EXACTLY what I do for butts, having abandoned any prerub coating all together.
Thanks for all the comments, everyone!