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Beer Brats

Start summer off right with this quick, delicious Beer Brat Recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beer Brats, Summer Recipe
Servings: 5
Calories: 152kcal


  • 2 Package Brats
  • 1 Med Sweet Onion
  • 2 TBS Butter
  • 2 TBS Brown sugar
  • 2-3 Dashes Red Pepper Flakes
  • Beer to Cover


  • Start by adding butter and onions to the pan.
  • Bring 2-3 bottles of beer to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Add your brats. The brats should be close to fully coved with beer.
  • Add a couple of dashes of red pepper flakes and 1-2 tablespoons of brown sugar. Summer for 10-12 minutes, until fully cooked.
  • While the brats are cooking start your grill. Remove brats and place on grill over medium high heat. Continue to cook your beer mixture on a light simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Once the brats are golden brown they are ready to eat!


Beer Brat Condiments:
You can use the onion beer mixture as a topping or for dipping. It also pairs well with spicy brown mustard, sauerkraut and relish.
*Try this recipe backwards for a more flavorful experience. 
Fully cook the brats on the grill and finish them off by simmering the brats in the beer mixture for an additional 12 minutes. 
  • The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will very based on different bands of ingredients used and cooking methods. 


Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg