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Smoked Beer Can Turkey

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Smoked Beer Can Turkey
Prepared Turkey
turkeybrinerub spice rub over skin, under skin, inside cavity
2 Tbs. (28 g) brown sugarcombine
2 Tbs. (14 g) paprika
1 Tbs. (15 g) kosher salt
1 Tbs. (6.4 g) ground black pepper
1 tsp. (1.8 g) cayenne pepper

Prepared beer can
24 oz. beer canremove toppour beer and herbs in can
6 bay leavescrumble
2 tsp. (2 g) dried thyme
12 ounces (355 mL) beer

Smoked Beer Can Turkey
Prepare grill for barbequeing with indirect heat
1 cup hickory wood chipssoak in waterplace in metal container and onto grill
Prepared turkeyinsert can into turkeysmoke until thigh meat reaches 160°F (71°C)brush on glaze twicesmoke until thigh reaches 170°F (77°C)
Prepared beer can
2 Tbs. (28 g) brown sugarcombine
2 Tbs. (30 g) ketchup
2 Tbs. (30 mL) distilled white vinegar
2 Tbs. (30 mL) beer
2 tsp. (10 mL) hot sauce