Brats and Beer on the Grill Recipe

This brats and beer recipe is the true essence of Wisconsin tailgating. Make this when your mates come over to watch football or at your next barbecue party.

Brats and Beer on the Grill Recipe

How To Make Brats and Beer on the Grill

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 6 fresh bratwursts
  • 1 can beer, 12 oz can, not dark beer
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 6 hard rolls
  • Coarse grain mustard, as desired


  1. Put all ingredients in a 3-quart saucepan.

  2. Simmer for 20 minutes and drain.

  3. Grill bratwursts 2-5 inches from charcoal for about 10 minutes, until browned. Sprinkle with water to form a crisp skin.

  4. Serve in hard rolls with coarse grain mustard.


  • Sugar: 1g
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  • Calcium: 64mg
  • Calories: 372kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 49mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 321mg
  • Protein: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 809mg
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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