When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on smoke with the lid open until fire is established (4-5 minutes). Set the temperature to 225 degrees F and preheat, lid closed 10-15 minutes. While the grill is preheating, remove the chicken from the brine and pat dry. Rub with the minced garlic and Traeger Big Game Rub.
When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 400F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes. Oil the grill grate with vegetable oil. Place the chicken on the grill grate, breast-side up, and close the lid.
1 American Beer in Can; 1-Whole Chicken; 1/4 Cup Sea Salt; 2 Tablespoons Butter. The big triangle shape of our grills makes it easy to cook multiple beer can .