Smoked Beer Can Chicken 2
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Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beer can chicken, chicken, smoked, whole chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 62kcal
Author: The Typical Mom



  • Add pellets or wood chips into your smoker. Preheat your smoker to 350 degrees. Wash and remove anything inside chicken cavity. Blot dry with a paper towel.
  • Spray or rub olive oil on the outside of your chicken skin. Mix all other ingredients together in a bowl (except beer). 
  • Rub this mixture on the outside of your chicken.
  • Fill chicken stand with beer, it will take about 3/4 of your can of beer. 
  • Place chicken on top of the chicken stand/throne. Once your smoker reaches 350 degrees, place it in the center making sure it is flat and won't tip over.
  • Allow to cook for 2 hours or until internal temp. of chicken is at least 160 degrees.
  • Take chicken out and remove from stand. Allow to sit for at least 5 minutes before slicing.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1165mg | Potassium: 24mg | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg