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Grilled Beer Brats

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Grilled Beer Brats are a classic summer grilling recipe that involves simmering bratwurst sausages in beer with onions before charring them on the grill for a crispy exterior and juicy interior. The perfect way to enjoy bratwurst sausages, grilled to perfection with a crispy exterior and juicy interior.

Prep Time Cook Time Servings
10 mins 45 mins 5-7


  • 1 pound bratwurst sausages
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


    step 1

    Preheat grill to medium heat.

    step 2

    In a large saucepan, combine beer, onion, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 mins.

    step 3

    Add bratwurst to the saucepan and cook for 10-12 minutes, or until cooked through.

    step 4

    Remove bratwurst from the saucepan and let them rest for 5 mins.

    step 5

    Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

    step 6

    Grill the bratwurst for 5-7 mins per side, or until browned and cooked through. Insert the meat thermometer into the thickest part of the bratwurst. The internal temperature should be 160 ℉.

    step 7

    Serve the beer brats atop a toasted bun, topped with the beer-braised onions, sauerkraut, and relish. Enjoy!

    1. Use a good quality beer for the best flavor.
    2. If you don't have a saucepan, you can cook the bratwurst in a large pot or Dutch oven.
    3. Make sure to cook the bratwurst until they are cooked through, but not overcooked, or they will become tough.
    4. Use a meat thermometer to ensure that the bratwurst are cooked to the correct temperature.
    5. Serve the bratwurst with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

    Here are some side dishes that you can serve with Grilled Beer Brats:
    • Potato salad
    • Coleslaw
    • Grilled vegetables
    • Onion rings
    • Pretzels
    • Beer bread

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