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Brats on the BGE?

GCKGrillerGCKGriller Posts: 5
edited 8:55AM in EggHead Forum
Looking for quick and easy bratwurst tips. Cooking temp, time, seasoning? Thanks!


  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,617
    I do them direct, raised grid around 375 with a chunk or two of cherry for added color.

    123_2394.jpg ACGP, Inc.
  • I cook my brats slow and turn often. Direct, 300 dome temp till done (20 minutes).
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    I love beer brat's. Simmer in a cast iron pan or pot with some onions, butter and about two cans of lager beer- egg at 300-325 dome, then finish by grilling direct until you get some nice grill marks- again around 300-325 dome on a raised grid. Serve in a good bun with mustard, pickle relish and potato chips on the side. And to drink, beer!

  • About how long do you simmer?

    Looks great.

    Brats are not a traditional southern food, but I had some once when visiting in Wisconsin when I was in high school and they were great - now that was about 1000 years ago - and I still remember it.
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 6,644
    Looks like a great lunch.
    I don't care for the beer soak
    before cooking. Waste of beer.
    What is the news on the new flip ring
    for the XL?
    Thank you,

    Galveston Texas
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Thanks. Yeah, Wisconsin makes really good brats, many butcher shops here make it 'homemade' and it's easy to get it fresh.
    Simmer for 1 beer. (that's beer time talk... for 20 minutes) :woohoo:

    Here are some beer brats with sauerkraut and spoon drop dumplings. Yeooooozzzzzaaaaa. Good winter fair.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,617
    I typically soak brats in beer and onions after the cook, usually when I need to keep them warm for a long time, parties and such.

    On xl stuff, still playing and fine tuning. T ACGP, Inc.
  • Great.

    Hey, 20 minutes? You guys drink your beer pretty slow. :woohoo:

    Must be our hotter weather that makes them go down faster ! :evil:
  • Woody69Woody69 Posts: 360
    Misippi Egger wrote:

    Hey, 20 minutes? You guys drink your beer pretty slow. :woohoo:

    Must be our hotter weather that makes them go down faster ! :evil:

    That's what I was thinking....LOL
  • Difference between beer sippers and beer drinkers !
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Good Groceries!

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