Beer Brined Buffalo Chicken Wings

Beer Brined Buffalo Chicken Wings


  • 1 lb chicken wings
  • BBQ seasoning of choice


  • 2 cans of Miller Lite
  • 1 tbsp each of peppercorns, Salt, and herbs of your choice (Cuso's Grass)
  • Blue Cheese Buffalo Sauce:
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/4 cup of Miller Lite
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning (or Cuso's Grass)
  • 1/2 cup of hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/3 cup of blue cheese dressing
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Jack Mancuso

Jack Mancuso (@chefcuso) is the official Grill-master of the Buffalo Bills and known as the CEO of Steak. By adding a comedic twist to his mouth-watering dishes, Cuso supplies must-see content. His grilling abilities have landed him deals with some of the largest brands in the food space however has had great success with sports-related partnerships as well.

While his sponsored grilling content surpassed one billion views in 2023, in the past he has also worked with the MLB, NFL, NBA, and DraftKings. Jack has over 7.2 million followers across social platforms, and is the go-to-sports grilling influencer.

In the past Jack has promoted content around some of the largest moments in sports, such as promoting the NBA Finals 75th anniversary in June, MLB’s field of dreams as well as the NFL’s Super Bowl Tailgate on TikTok. 


Step 1
In a big bowl, brine chicken wings in Miller Lite, peppercorns, salt, and herb seasoning of choice for at least 2 hours.

Step 2
Make the Blue Cheese Buffalo Sauce.

Step 3
Take wings out of the brine and pat dry.

Step 4
Season the wings with your favorite BBQ rub (Cuso's dust).

Step 5
Grill the wings over a live fire for 10 minutes, flipping every other minute, until you have a nice char and they are cooked to 165 degrees.

Step 6
Toss the wings in the Blue Cheese Buffalo Sauce.

Step 7
Serve and enjoy with Miller Lite on the side.