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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!