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Beer Can Chicken

Yield: 10 servings


Reorder #
Beer Can Chicken
1 Tbs.
Beer (12 oz.)
1 can

Brown Sugar Bourbon Wings
2 lbs.
1 Tbs.
2 Tbs.

Brown Sugar Bourbon Wing Glaze
1/4 cup
1/4 cup

Preparation Instructions

Beer Can Chicken:

  1. Prepare grill for indirect medium heat (350°F to 375°F). Preheat grill by turning all burners to medium. Turn off burner(s) on one side of grill. While cooking keep lid closed and adjust unlit burner as necessary to maintain medium heat.
    Rub chicken with oil. Rub cavity with 1 tablespoon of the Chicken Seasoning. Sprinkle remaining Chicken Seasoning evenly over surface of chicken.
  2. Remove about 2 ounces of beer and poke 2 holes in top of can. Hold chicken upright (legs pointing down) and insert opened beer can into cavity. Stand chicken in upright position on unlit side of grill. Position legs to best support chicken (similar to a tripod). Close lid.
  3. Grill chicken 1 1/2 hours or until cooked through (internal temperature reaches 165°F in the thigh). Remove chicken from can before serving.

Brown Sugar Bourbon Wings:

  1. Toss wings with oil in large bowl. Mix remaining seasoning ingredients in small bowl. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over wings; toss to coat well.
  2. Grill wings over medium-high heat 15 to 18 minutes or until cooked through, turning frequently.
  3. Glaze: Whisk oil, syrup and Seasoning in large bowl until well blended.
  4. Toss grilled wings with Brown Sugar Bourbon Wing Glaze.