The Clincher is a unique mix of flavors that’s versatile enough for use on any meats. These flavors are blended so that they can be combined with other seasonings. Yes, you can use The Clincher as a layer, dust, or both. They created this dry rub for a backyard cooker or even a competition cooker. this rub has found great success as a dry rub at home and in competitions too! Give it a try!