Beer brats are one of those fantastic dishes where all of our favorite ingredients come together precisely as deliciously as we had hoped. In this insightful recipe for slow cooker beer brats, delectable bratwurst is carefully stewed in a delicious broth comprising dark ale, onions, sauerkraut and spices.
Once cooked, these lovely morsels are perfectly juicy and ready to be served on top of lightly toasted hot dog buns, with a heaping of beer-braised onions and Dijon mustard. A traditional tailgating snack, this dish also makes for a wonderful family meal in the wintertime. This sumptuous meal pairs beautifully with a sharp German potato salad or a fresh winter slaw.
Pro tip: For a fantastic added bit of flavor, when possible, grill your brats before beginning this recipe. This is ideal for summer lunches or community gatherings, although is not necessary in the winter when the grill is already packed away.