8 Reviews

Very good! The chicken was tender and moist. Since we are not beer drinkers, I had purchased a can just to try it in this recipe. The flavor was very good and next time I make it, I will also cut back on the butter. We used chicken breast. Thanks for sharing.

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rosemere April 04, 2013

I ended up using chicken drumsticks ( our favorite cut and budget friendly) and only made half the marinade... after reading the reviews I decided to cut down on the amount of butter and lemon juice... I think I used two large juicy lemons and only 2-3 TBS of butter... I added both granulated garlic and minced fresh since we love garlic. The butter thickened up immediately after adding in the beer so I massaged the legs with it before letting it marinate for 4 hours. We ran out of gas on our grill so I had to broil these in the oven. They had a lovely lemon-y beer taste and crispy skin. I know they would be even better on the grill so we will be making them again soon... thanks!!!

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atlfitgirl July 25, 2008

I did half the recipe (half the marinade) But I think there was too much marinade. Next time I'll reduce the marinade. For half the marinade, it was 3/4 cup lemon juice but I used only 1/2 cup which was perfect. I used a Stella Artois beer. But next time I'll use a stronger beer. I used garlic in a jar. And since I don't have lemon pepper, I omitted it. The taste is wonderful. We all loved it. Thanks Kit. Made for Zaar Star Game.

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Boomette April 19, 2008

The first time I made this chicken there was some thing missing. Tasted something dissatisfying. There was too much butter to be put in. I put in 1/2 cups of lemon juice. One bottle of Samuel Adams original beer. 1 teaspoon garlic salt. 2 tablespoons fresh garlic. 1 teaspoon lemon pepper. With six chicken breasts. The second time was the best because I made it different. Made some changes. I made 6 chicken, left it marinating for 2 hours (I was just running out of time and I and my husband where very hungry, but if you can leave it overnight the better it will tastes). 2 or 3 tablespoons of butter. Did not put in lemon juice. 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon fresh garlic 1 teaspoon lemon pepper. For the beer I use one bottle of Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic. And I baked it for 50 minutes. It was so tender and juicy, the flavor was so so so good. This beer chicken tastes so good, so far this is the best beer chicken I have made. If you want to make something out of your imagination, make this beer chicken. Thank you for the recipe.

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Chef Lex November 29, 2007

I made this for dinner last night and the only change that I made was to cut the recipe in half. This was delicious, loved the lemon flavor!!! It is simple, quick and tasty chicken dish!!! i served this with your Cheesy Potatoes and Onions for the Grill and corn on the cob. Thanks for a great meal!!!

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diner524 August 05, 2007

I have made a variation of this for years but never added lemon juice to the marinade. The beer lemon combo is quite perky! The beer I had on hand was Killian's Red so I also got a hint of raspberry flavor. Finished off on an indoor contact grill, a great, easy dinner. Thanks for posting!

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SusieQusie July 26, 2007

As my husband was grilling the boneless skinless chicken breast he said they would be all dried out. To his surprise these were the most tender flavorful chicken breast he has ever grilled, he was amazed. Thank you for a great recipe. We will make this easy recipe often this summer.

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MelinOhio July 02, 2006

I used chicken tenderloin in this marinade but figured a marinade is a marinade. This was excellent!!! The chicken had an excellent flavor. I used a Corona for beer. Don't know if that had an impact but it was all I had in the fridge and I know it goes well with citrus flavors. Am making again tonight! Then perfect summer marinade!

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Shandobando June 19, 2005
Grilled Beer Chicken