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Got some Hardcore Carnivore Black

BrianGSDTexoma

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All this talk about Hardcore Carnivore Black had to go get some. Had the day off thanks to the denist, 2 crowns and a filling so went to Academy. Needed some more Grub Rub anyway. Also picked up the Hardcore Carnivore Meatchelada Chili Lime seasoning. Looking forward to trying!

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TNJAKE

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It's some delicious stuff. Her HC red rub is money also
 

schlotz

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Maybe it's just me (wouldn't be the 1st time) but somehow rubbing on charcoal dust/bits seems unhealthy???
 

TNJAKE

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Maybe it's just me (wouldn't be the 1st time) but somehow rubbing on charcoal dust/bits seems unhealthy???
It's food grade activated charcoal made from coconut husks mixed with various other seasoning. Garlic, salt, pepper and others
 

zwiller

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schlotz schlotz No, not just you. Seems like a gimmick to me. That said, activated charcoal has some health benefits and some people supplement with it. Supposedly helps with detoxing, gas, bad breath type of things. I have also seen claims it works well on hangovers :emoji_laughing:

I have been very underwhelmed by the various pro/comp/famous rubs I tried so I am hesitant try more. Strangely my favorite commercial rub was provided as a free sample.
 

chef jimmyj

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I have only seem guys use the Black rub on stuff they Smoke or Grill. Heres a test i would like to see...Rub some on a Steak or Burger and Pan Sear. If it tastes like it came off the Charcoal Grill, then ill be impressed!...JJ
 

TNJAKE

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It's not made to impart any charcoal flavor whatsoever. The activated charcoal just helps add a deeper sear color. The other spices in the rub is where the flavor comes from
 

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Well I guess I have to give that stuff a try!
Al
 

luvcatchingbass

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Haven't tried the Black or Red yet but the Meat chelada and the Camo are a couple we have liked. The camo on the last venison steaks I did had really good flavor and worked well still letting the venison show through.
 

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