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Old 10-01-2007, 09:59 PM   #1
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Cool What is the Best Store Bought Brisket Rub?

I was shocked to realize that so many brethren either compete with store bought rubs, or a semi doctored rub when reading that recent thread. So I would like to know what store bought rub everyone thinks is the best for brisket in its un-doctored format? I have played with making my own but if there is a magic brisket dust out there I am more than willing to try that approach.

If someone wants to throw in a good variety of the top suggestions we can maybe even get wild and make a poll out of the choices.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:55 PM   #2
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The consensus will very likely be very diverse.
I have used the variations of Texas BBQ rub over the years and also some of the blends from Obie Q, not to mention Willy B's.
In a pinch or if the larder is low, home made works pretty well too, not to mention just basic salt and pepper.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:57 PM   #3
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Hard to beat Head Country.
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Old 10-01-2007, 11:16 PM   #4
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Montreal Steak Seasoning (and the Sam's clone, Canadian Steak Seasoning)

BTW, they've never heard of either in Montreal
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Old 10-01-2007, 11:30 PM   #5
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I like Gordons grub rub, or Bills season all. if i have neither which is rare ill hit it with salt pepper garlic powder
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Old 10-01-2007, 11:50 PM   #6
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I'll put my vote in for Texas BBQ Rub although I can't honestly say that I've tried a whole lot of commercially available rubs.
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Old 10-02-2007, 12:03 AM   #7
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Texas BBQ Rub is good as well as any of the Dizzy Pig Rubs...
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Old 10-02-2007, 12:30 AM   #8
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Damn, you had to put "store bought" in the question......Well this should be an interesting thread, just from the huge variety of rubs out there. For reference, I am pretty simple when it comes to beef rubs. Salt, pepper and granulated garlic is all I really need. Also, I like to make my own rubs. I have some Canadian rub recipes that I like.

Back to your question ..... I like Rudy's rub, it is very peppery. To it, I like to add sea salt. Thillin recently turned me on to some Kreuz rub, basically a mixture of salt and pepper + ??? I have not tried it yet. I have store bought Montreal (Canadian) rub on hand, and Chris sent me a beta sample of Dizzy Pig "Raising The Steaks" which has a Canadian Flair. I like all of them. DP stuff is very, very fresh. A big plus.
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Old 10-02-2007, 01:44 PM   #9
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I like Texas BBQ Rub, Harlie's, Head Country, Spicewines Heifer.

my nickles worth Oh and on chicken Yard Bird Rub
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Old 10-02-2007, 02:22 PM   #10
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I like to use Head Country and I doctor alittle with coffee, but I only use this on the Brisket and Butts, I use another blend for ribs....
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Old 10-02-2007, 02:34 PM   #11
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I like the Dizzy Pig Cowlick and Raising the Steaks on Brisket as a rub.

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Old 10-02-2007, 03:31 PM   #12
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Simple,

HomeBBQ.com!!!!!!

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Old 10-02-2007, 03:37 PM   #13
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Quote:
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Simple,

HomeBBQ.com!!!!!!

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Old 10-02-2007, 04:03 PM   #14
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Head Country and Home BBQ.com both great rubs. I have also used Texas BBQ Rub.
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Old 10-02-2007, 04:10 PM   #15
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I use Happy Holla. Ed Roith's rub. If you are familiar with KCBS you are familiar with Ed.
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