Brats in a Beer Bath

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This recipe is perfect for summer! Brats in a Beer Bath are tender, juicy, and delicious! Stop by our farmstands for brat toppings, as well as hot dog and hamburger toppings, for summer picnics.


  • 1 dozen brats
  • Beer (your favorite), to cover
  • 1 Keller’s large yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 or 2 Keller’s green peppers, sliced
  • ½ stick butter
  • 1 dozen fresh brat buns
  • Optional Ingredients for topping brats:
  • 1 jar Keller’s Farmstand German Sauerkraut
  • 1 jar Keller’s Farmstand Old Fashion Sauerkraut
  • 1 jar Keller’s Farmstand Homemade Vidalia Onion Relish
  • 1 jar Keller’s Farmstand Hot Sweet Jalepeño Slices


  • Place brats in a Dutch oven or large skillet with onion, peppers, and butter.
  • Cover the brats with beer (creating a beer bath). Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer until brats are cooked, roughly 20-30 minutes.
  • Remove brats and set beer mixture aside.
  • Grill brats until golden brown.
  • Return brats to beer bath mixture until ready to serve. Serve brats with peppers and onions on fresh brat buns. Pile on your favorite toppings listed above. Enjoy!