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Beer can turkey for Superbowl

GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,608
edited 2:09AM in EggHead Forum
So I attempted my first beer can turkey ever on the egg for that sporting event that happened yesterday. Kept it pretty simple. Injected it with Tony Cachere's Creole Butter and then rubbed it with Tony's. Set it on a throne of Fosters and put it on the egg at 350 indirect with cherry wood for smoke. I was figuring it would take about 15min a pound so my 16lb bird would be done in 4hours. I was wrong. Took 3 hours. Oh well. Wrapped it up in foil, placed it in a cooler with some towels and made the long trek of about 4 blocks to my buddies house.

here we are about to start cooking
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Almost done
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And served up at my buddies house.
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Sorry for the crappy phone pics, but the battery in the camera was dead. Everybody raved about how great the turkey was, saying it had great flavor and was so moist and juicy. I even had a guy tell me that he hated turkey but that he really liked mine. So I guess it was a success. I was a happy man.

Rowlett, Texas

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Comments

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Great looking turkey
    The Egg does a great job keeping them moist
    Looks like you nailed it

    Shane
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    That looks fantastic! My first thought was that a can of beer was going to get lost in a big turkey but then I read that you used a Fosters and all was right with the world again. :laugh: Good job, it looks perfect, I can almost smell it from here.

    Blair

     
  • Looks like it came out great. The creole butter is injection is the my favorite.
  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    looks tasty!! Never tried a BCT, but it looks to be worth a try.
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  • It looks like it came out perfect. Way to impress the neighbors!
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone eLse does!
     
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Jason, Great color on your turkey. How did the dark meat turn out? :)
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