Beer Can Chicken

This beautifully browned, tender and moist chicken looks like it came off the rotisserie.


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 4 tablespoons Chicken & Poultry Rub or Coffee BBQ Rub
  • 1 can (12 oz.) beer


  1. Preheat gas grill to medium heat (325 - 350 degrees F).
  2. Remove giblets from chicken cavity.
  3. Rinse inside and out; pat dry.
  4. Rub chicken with oil.
  5. Rub cavity with 1 tbsp. of rub.
  6. Sprinkle remaining rub evenly over the surface of the chicken.
  7. Remove 2 oz. Beer and poke 2 holes in top of can.
  8. Hold chicken upright (legs pointing down) and insert opened can into cavity.
  9. Stand chicken in an upright position in the center of the grill. Position legs to best support the chicken. Close lid.
  10. Grill for 55 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove the can before serving. For a charcoal grill, use indirect medium heat.
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