This chicken recipe from Deschutes Brewery calls for their Pinedrops IPA, which imparts citrus and pine notes from Chinook and Equinox hops.
- 1/2 gallon water
- 1 cup salt
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 sprig fresh rosemary
- 1/4 cup parsley
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 bottle Pinedrops IPA
- 12 chicken thighs
To make Pinedrops IPA chicken, heat all ingredients except beer in a medium pot until salt and sugar dissolve.
Strain through a mesh cap into a large container.
Add Deschutes Brewery's Pinedrops IPA and whisk to combine.
Place chicken in a large container.
Add chicken brine to cover (all liquid).
Let rest for 24 hours.
Roast Chicken at 375°F for 1 to 1 ½ hours or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
Allow to rest before serving.