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Rosemary Beer Brined Chicken Drumsticks

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x



  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 12-ounce honey blonde ale
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 large rosemary sprig, stem removed, chopped


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl or zip top bag. Shake to mix ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to grill.
  2. Remove chicken from brine and pat dry.

To grill drumsticks:

Preheat grill for medium indirect heat. Grill drumsticks for about 30 minutes, turning once to prevent burning, or until internal temperature reaches 165˚F. Remove from grill and let rest for about 5 minutes before serving.

To bake drumsticks:

Preheat oven to 400˚F. Bake for 30 – 35 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165˚F. Remove from oven and let rest for about 5 minutes before serving.


  • Serving Size: 1 drumstick
  • Calories: 233