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Picaroons Beer Can Chicken Recipe


  • 1 whole local sourced chicken
  • 2 cans of Picaroons 506 (1 for the chicken, 1 for you)
  • 3 tbsp. (45 ml) of NB maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) of balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp. (3 ml) of Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 15 to 20 baby potatoes
  • 2 cups (500 ml) of chopped carrots
  • Green veggie like Brussels sprouts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) of butter


  1. Preheat BBQ to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Mix maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and cayenne pepper add a little salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Pop open your beers, test it to make sure it's good.
  4. Put 1 of the beer cans in the cavity of the chicken. Enjoy the other while it’s cooking.
  5. Place the chicken and beer in a cast-iron pan.
  6. Place all the veggies around the chicken.
  7. Cube butter and place on top of veggies.
  8. Add sprigs of Rosemary and thyme on top of veggies.
  9. Add a little salt and pepper to the veggies.
  10. Paint the chicken with the maple syrup mix.
  11. Add a few leftover sprigs of rosemary and thyme in the top of the chicken cavity.
  12. Cook chicken for the recommended time or until it reaches an internal temperature of over 165°F (74°C).
  13. Dish out veggies to the plates
  14. Remove chicken from the can (be careful it will be very hot)
  15. Cut up chicken and enjoy!
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