Beer can chicken get everyone in my family excited!
It could be that the chicken is joining in on an afternoon brewski. Or it could be they know, that chicken sitting on a can of beer makes means an exceptionally moist, juicy and flavorsome bird for dinner!
No matter what the real reason is, I do know that beer can chicken is a favorite around my grill.
Charlies Hot Tips
"It's actually one of those recipes that you can use something different every time and still come away with a delicious result."
If you don't have your own beer can chicken rub, here is my secret smoked chicken rub recipe. Use it as is or adapt it to your flavors, the possibilities are endless.
It's also a great way to use those older herbs and spices in your kitchen, or those weird craft beers your cousin Rick left behind at Christmas.
Enough shooting the breeze, let get into it! Find out how to become the pit master with your friends and family with this beer can chicken!
Charlies Tasty Tip!
Does your friends and family love chicken like mine? If you want to bring some more chicken to the table I would use my recipe for the best smoked chicken wings ever! Because who the bloody heck doesn't love wings!!
I hope you enjoy this smoked beer can chicken. I find the perfect accompaniment is fresh corn on the cob and my world famous smoked potatoes.
If you have saved the drippings from the drip pan, I would encourage you to make a quick and easy gravy to serve with this beauty. Mix in any left over beer too, you will be amazed how much flavour is in there!
If you are not quite sure about what rub to use for this recipe, I have out together some of the best BBQ rubs I know about!
Do you have a super (not so) secret rub recipe you would love to share with the world? Let me know in the comments below, I would love to give it a try!
You will more often than not find me tinkering around in my backyard. I will have one hand tightly gripped around a can of beer and the other hand tightly gripped around my spatula. Not so long ago (almost 8 years now) I got obsessed with Grilling, smoking and BBQ-ing. I can't get enough of it.. and neither can my family!
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