Beer Can Bacon Burgers


You can’t beat a delicious burger! However what if you step it up a notch? Try wrapping your burgers in bacon and stuffing them with topping like cold smoke mushrooms, mac n cheese bell peppers, grilled onions and chili!

You are about to learn how to make America’s greatest burger and you can thank us later!

Beer Can Bacon Burgers

Burgers wrapped with bacon and topped with your favorite toppings.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Barbecue
Servings: 6
Calories: 850kcal
Author: Charlie



  • 4 pounds Ground Chunk
  • 2 pounds Bacon
  • 1 can Beer
  • 6 buns

Optional Toppings

  • cheese
  • mushrooms
  • bell peppers
  • hash
  • tomatoes
  • canned chili
  • bacon
  • mac and cheese
  • egg


  • Preperation
  • Bring grill temperature up to 300 degrees Fahrenheit with coals offset for indirect cooking
  • Sauté mushrooms, onions, and peppers.
  • . Heat up beef hash, chopped tomato, bacon, roast beef, and canned chili.
  • Make hamburger balls, 8 to 12 ounces each. Make sure meat is cold
  • Press beer can into center of each meatball forming a pocket around the can
  • Wrap bacon around each one. Should take two pieces of bacon
  • Using a dishtowel, remove beer can from meatball carefully
  • Do this until all meatballs have been formed
  • Take stuffing/toppings and start placing inside meatball pockets. Use your favorite toppings
  • Add cheese inside of burgers or on top


  • Place burgers opposite the direct heat
  • Place lid on grill and cook for 45 minutes
  • Check doneness at 20 minutes and rotate
  • Remove from grill when cooked to 60 mins or desired doneness
  • Place burgers on buns and top with favorite condiments


  • Serve with coleslaw, potato salad and fries, enjoy!

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