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‘Beer can chicken man’

In a time of turmoil even the president attempted to smooth things over a cold glass of beer. So Redskins nation, this beer’s for you. Here’s this week’s tailgating recipe for my “beer can chicken man.”

First, you have to prepare an unfrozen whole chicken by washing it off under cold water. Clean out any contents on the inside.

After drying, brush the entire chicken with olive oil. Next lightly sprinkle with sea salt, lemon pepper, thyme and powdered garlic. Place the chicken in a cooking pan, cover with aluminum foil, and let sit in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

"Beer can chicken man" on the grill. (Troy Queen/Courtesy of Troy Queen)

Place the top on the grill with the vents half open. Cook for about an hour and thirty minutes. The chicken will turn a crispy brown as the insides are moisturized by the beer contents.

Remove from the grill after the allotted cooking time. Place on tray and let cool before serving.

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