Guinness Beer Can Chicken


  • 1 chicken roaster
  • 1 can of Guinness beer
  • The Walter Imperial Stout salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Smoked paprika
  • Vegetable oil


  1. Place the can of Guinness in a beer can chicken roaster rack.
  2. Rinse off the chicken. Pat it dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with the salt, garlic powder, onion powder and paprika. Place the chicken cavity over the can.
  3. Heat the smoker to 225 degrees with hickory and apple wood, chips or pellets
  4. Grill for about 3 hours or until the thigh meat reaches 155 degrees.
  5. Increase the grill heat to 325 degrees. Brush the bird with vegetable oil. Continue cooking until the skin gets crispy and the meat registers at 170 degrees.
  6. Remove from the grill and serve right away.

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