1st Beer can chicken

Discussion in 'Grilling Chicken' started by bagbeard, Jun 7, 2013.

  1. first beer can chicken.  My trial cook on my new 22.5' weber one touch gold.  man thats good.  and soooo easy!

    Lovin the weber
     


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  3. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Beautiful Bird!  Well done!  [​IMG]

    Kat
     
  4. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great Job!

    love that money shot

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  5. Looks very good!
     
  6. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    That's a very tasty looking bird...nice going!

    Red
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2013
  7. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Fantastic looking bird!!! Congratulations on your new smoker!
     
  8. thanks all , the encouragement is very helpful!
     
  9. How long was your bird in the smoker?  Have a nice plump hen sitting in the freezer just waiting for the Traeger.  Thanks!
     
  10. i didnt actually smoke it .  i cooked it in my new weber one touch with indirect heat method.  Needed to give my son a break from smoky food.  he not so into it yet.

    the bird took 1h45min with one chimney full of briquettes. glazed with dianes sauce at one hour.
     
  11. Beer can chicken on the weber is so easy, and gets super results, and happy eaters. Looking good.

    Hickory wood gives that sweet bacon flavor, and Mesquite gives a good yard bird flavor imo.
     
  12. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Love BC chicken and yours looks great...
     
  13. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nicely done and delicious looking...[​IMG]
     
  14. just what is a yard bird flavour?  i have heard it said before.  is that and american south thing?
     
  15. lol Not really a flavor per se.

    Yard Bird = Chicken

    So my statement means tastes more like what I believe chicken to taste like.
     
  16. lol
     
  17. And then there was 2!!

    Beer can chicken. one brined 24 hrs, the other just out of package. Used Ted Reader's recipe for: Memphis Rib Rub. used chipotle powder. brined one almost too salty but firmer meat. Both tasted great!

    almost too easy on the weber
     

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