In the Ewer household, it's a "can-do" barbeque treat: a whole chicken cooked on a hot seat. Grilled upright. while seated on a half-full can of beer, soda or stock, Beer Can Chicken is steam-basted. from within, grilled a smoky golden-brown without.
The unusual cooking method, combined with a spicy rub and aroma from smoker chips, creates a tender meat, dripping with tangy juices.
Nobody cooks Beer Can Chicken better than our local expert, Dr. Steve Ewer. Here are Dr. Steve's tried-and-true recipe and his best tips. Happy grilling!