- 1 whole chicken
- 1 can of beer
- Plowboys BBQ Fin & Feather Rub
- Plowboys BBQ Yardbird Rub
- 2 sprigs rosemary
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- lemon peel
- Smoke on Wheels Kansas City Bootleg BBQ Sauce
Preheat your Yoder Smokers YS1500 pellet grill to 350ºF.
Loosen the skin from the meat by hand. Mix equal parts Plowboys BBQ Fin & Feather Rub and Plowboys BBQ Yardbird Rub. Season the meat, under the skin, with the rubs. Season the inside of the cavity as well as the skin.
Fill the canister from the beer can chicken roaster pan with beer. Add the rosemary, garlic and lemon peel. Place the lid on canister and place it in the grill to warm up.
When the beer is warm, place it in the canister holder in the roasting pan. Place the chicken upright, on the canister. Cook on the smoker until the internal temperature in the breasts reaches 165ºF (about 2.5 hours for a 4-5 lb. bird).
Immediately after removing the bird from the cooker, glaze the outside with [Smoke on Wheels Kansas City Bootleg BBQ Sauce|Smoke on Wheels Kansas City Bootleg BBQ Sauce.