Beer Brat Question

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  1. Blu

    Blu Screenwriter

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    Ok I plan on making a big batch of beer brats for work.
    My question is should I fork the brat a few times for the simmering process first or should I not?

    I plan on simmering with onions and some garlic so I really want the flavor to get into the brats.
     
  2. Scott Van Dyke

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    The best way to make these is not to poke them and put them into a slow-cooker. I'll put like 15 brats, onions, garlic and pour three beers over the top and cook on low for a half-a-day. Watch the level of beer, you will need to add more as it cooks away. Grill them up and enjoy!
     
  3. Andrej Dolenc

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    Damn that sounds good Scott. Gotta make a note of that and do some of those soon!
     
  4. Brett_H

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    Oh my do those sound like a winner for this Sunday's family cookout! Anyone care to share other ideas/recipes, preferable involving a combination of crock pot and grilling these?

    -Brett.
     
  5. Bill Wise

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    Listen to Scott... we Wisconsinites know our beer and our brats. Be sure to use decent beer though... if you wouldn't drink it, don't boil your brats in it.

    Enjoy,

    Bill
     
  6. Eric_L

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    Ok, am I the only person who thought a 'beer brat' was some sort of variation on 'army brats'?
     
  7. Craig Robertson

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    eric,
    no you were not.
     
  8. dave_brogli

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    As I am from Wisconsin, during the summer I cannot go without grilled beer brats. But across the country, are brats less common (say in New Mexico or something) that people would actually not know what a brat is?
     
  9. Dave Poehlman

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    Dave, as a Wisconsinite who was relocated temporarily to TX some years ago.. It was hard for me to find genuine bratwursts in the supermarket. Mostly, I could only find those pale, mushy, pre-cooked brats.

    It's good to be back in the land of sausage and cheese!
     
  10. Eric_L

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    I know what bratwursts are. I know what beer is.

    However, beer brats I figured were drunken 17 yr olds who beat on powderpuff ball players...
     

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