I'm in the process of brining a few whole chickens in just a simple sugar/salt brine. I've smoked a few birds now and I think I've got the smoke/wood/brine down pretty well. THe only thing that keeps throwing me for a loop is the rub.
I want something that has a lot of flavor to it. My first rub was very mild, the second one was a bit stronger but lacked that "bbq" taste. I'm looking for a good rub that's heavy in stuff like paprika to give it that dark brown look and strong bbq taste. Anyone have any favorite rubs they would care to point me to? I bought Jeff's rub for ribs which I'll be using tomorrow, but I don't think I want to put that on the chicken and ribs as I'd like them to have unique tastes.