Beer Brats Hot Tub with Dill Pickle Relish

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Ava Published: December 15, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Beer Brats Hot Tub with Dill Pickle Relish

Beer brats hot tub consists of brats soaked in a sizzling hot beer bath. It’s then served warm with a delicious pickle relish for a more flavorful meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • Original Johnsonville Brats
  • 2canslight beer
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1splashdill pickle juice,optional
  • 2white onions,sliced
  • red bell peppers,optional
  • green bell peppers,optional

For Dill Pickle Relish:

  • 2tbspwhite onion,diced
  • cupsdill pickles,chopped
  • tspsugar
  • 1tbspgrainy dijon mustard
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ½tspdry mustard
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-low.

  2. Place a disposable 9×11-inch foil pan on the grill.

  3. Add the beer, butter, pickle juice, and onions. Set off to one side of the grill to simmer and cook.

  4. Place the Johnsonville brats on the grill, then cook for 15 to 20 minutes.

  5. Lightly coat the outside of the bell peppers with olive oil.

  6. Grill the peppers, slice them, then add them to the hot tub.

  7. Once grilled, add the cooked brats to the hot tub, then set aside for them to stay hot.

Dill Pickle Relish:

  1. Chop the onions in a mini food processor.

  2. Add the pickles, then pulse a couple of times.

  3. Add in the sugar, mustard, paprika, dry mustard, salt, and pepper, then pulse to desired texture.

  4. Serve brats with dill pickle relish, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 180.39kcal
  • Fat: 1.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.93g
  • Fiber: 0.84g
  • Sugar: 1.34g
  • Protein: 2.12g
  • Cholesterol: 3.82mg
  • Sodium: 920.72mg
  • Calcium: 35.80mg
  • Potassium: 162.42mg
  • Iron: 0.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 15.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.68mg
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