Beer Can Chicken (Before & After)

I took a stab at making beer can BBQ chicken last weekend. Here’s the dancing chicken sitting on the grill with a beer can up its butt:

And then the final product with a dash of Napalm:

I was supposed to drink half the beer in the can before sticking it on the grill, which I didn’t do. The chicken was crispy but still not too bad.

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Phillip Cairns is a beekeeper in St. John's, Newfoundland, who writes about beekeeping at

2 Replies to “Beer Can Chicken (Before & After)”

  1. Why is it sitting in the middle though? Aren’t you supposed to cook them over indirect heat? Like have coals/burners hot on one side, and keep the chicken on the other side? That’s what I thought anyway, but you now have more experience with this than me, so who knows!

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