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Johnsonville Brat Hot Tub

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"Grilled brats get a hot bath in beer with butter and onions for even more juicy and delicious flavor!"
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1 h servings 417
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Prepare brats on a gas or charcoal grill according to package directions. When brats are cooked, remove from grill and place in foil baking pan.
  2. Place pan on grill, add beer, butter and onions. Over medium heat, on a covered grill, allow brats to simmer in beer and onions. Serve each brat with onions on a bun. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 417 calories; 31.4 27.2 22.9 84 1116 Full nutrition

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This is very similar to the "On Wisconsin Brats" recipe posted years ago on this site. My review then, and now, for this recipe applies... GREAT RECIPE; GOOD STUFF FROM JOHNSONVILLE! Johnsonvil...

Read all the reviews before trying this fun recipe. Didn't change any recipe ingredients or measurements but did marinate the sausages in half the beer before grilling them. Then popped them in...

Brings back fond memories of tail-gating at Lambeau Field! Brats cooked and served just like they do in my home state of Wisconsin. The only change I made was to cook the onions in the butter a ...

The way we always do is to cook 1st in the beer/onions, then grill. Any not eaten immediately go back in the beer to stay hot. Also, you should poke some holes into the brats so the beer & oni...

This recipe is the best when you leave out the brats, onion & butter :)

I also 'use the opposite process and cook with onion and beer, then on the grill.' But... you MUST use a GOOD, HEAVY BEER! Typical, mainstream American beers (Bud, Miller, PBR, etc.) won't give ...

I have never cared for brats, but my family does. Because of the reviews of this recipe, I decided to give it a try. I did follow the recommendations of others. I cooked the onions in butter ...

having cooked hundreds of johnsonville brats while working at a golf course, i feel confident in making a couple suggestions. 1. grill the brats first. give them a little char before adding the...

Love this! I added red, green, and yellow peppers with the onions. This is the bomb!!!! Reminds me of county fair food.