Beer Can Chicken (Oven Style)


1 16oz. can of beer, room temperature
1 4-5 lb. whole chicken
1 T. dried rosemary
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. ground sage
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. paprika
1 T. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a roasting pan with tinfoil, pour about 1/2 C. of the beer in the bottom of the pan. Place the beer can in the center. Remove giblet packet from the inside of the chicken and rinse chicken inside and out. Carefully place the chicken over the beer can and slide the chicken down over the can and use the legs to prop the chicken up. Combine the spices in a bowl, rub the chicken with the olive oil and then rub with the seasonings. Place the chicken in the oven and bake for 3 hours or until internal temp. reaches 165 degrees. Remove from oven and let chicken rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Enjoy !