I use Royal Oak lump in my WSM with great results. Never tried the briquettes mostly because of the use of binders to form them. I know plenty of folks use them and like them. Most say the Kingsford comp bags are better than the traditional blue bags FWIW.
Hi Thomas, a couple things. 3-2-1 is low and slow. The temp range for that process is around 225f. Most folks use 3-2-1 for spares and reduce it down for BB's to something like, 2-1.5-1 kinda depends on if you want fall of the bone ribs or ribs with a little tug.
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I agree with eman, there is no need for binders to smoke a burger unless your making meatloaf. I prefer to reverse sear them however. Put em in the smoker for 30 minutes or so to get a good smoke flavor then toss em on a nice hot grill. Yum!