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Beer brats topped with onions and shredded cheese.

Wisconsin Beer Brats Recipe

It wouldn’t be summer without my favorite, most foolproof Beer Brats recipe ever, straight from the Midwest. After all, when something is so easy to make and tastes so darn good, yeah sure you betcha, I’ll be making Wisconsin Beer Brats every chance I get.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 370kcal


  • 10 uncooked bratwurst
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 4 (12 ounce) cans beer
  • 10 brat buns split, for serving
  • Ketchup mustard, relish, sauerkraut, and cooked onions, for serving


  • Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Clean and oil grate.
  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, add brats, onion, and beer. 
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until brats are cooked through, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove brats to a bowl or platter. Continue cooking onions in beer while grilling the brats (use as a topping if desired).
  • Increase heat to medium and cook brats, turning frequently, until browned, about 5 minutes. Serve in buns with your favorite toppings.



Calories: 370kcal