Beer and Brats

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Recipe by quick meal

This is a recipe I used over the summer during a cookout. The smell this put throughout the house prior to putting the brats on the grill was insane. Everyone loved these and wanted to know how they were made. I suggest you use a dark beer that you actually like to drink because these are flavored by the beer.I have posted the Red Cabbage Sourkraut seperately. I hope you enjoy!

Top Review by KateL

Delicious, and safer, too! It makes sense to cook the brats through before grilling for the sear marks; you know they have been cooked thoroughly. I splurged on German brats as long as I was going to use a good dark brown ale. The brats tasted mellow (not medicinal as when just boiled in water). Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Poke each brat several times with a fork.
  2. Add all ingredients to a large pot, with brats being last.
  3. Cover and bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer over medium. When the brats are floating on the top, they are ready to grill. This should take a half hour or so but I like to let mine simmer a little longer.
  4. Grill until desired browning.
  5. Serve with or without the red cabbage sourkraut I posted separately.

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