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knockwurst vs bratwurst

Knockwurst vs Bratwurst

Published on October 4th, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

It might sound like a heavyweight battle and for some sausage lovers it is, as far as weighing the pros and cons of knockwurst vs bratwurst. It isn’t just a case of semantics and wordplay, especially ... Read More


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best bratwurst sides

Top Ten Best Bratwurst Sides

Published on August 14th, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

Brats not only taste great but you’ll have plenty of great choices as far as bratwurst sides to serve up alongside them. Bratwurst is simple to cook and that holds true for side dishes as well. ... Read More


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Smoking Bratwurst Guide

Published on August 12th, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

As you might imagine, smoking bratwurst is yet another delicious way to enjoy brats. All you need are fresh brats, a smoker, and a little patience — it will take about two hours to cook your ... Read More


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venison bratwurst recipe

Venison Bratwurst Recipe

Published on August 9th, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

Most bratwurst are made with pork and veal but game meats make excellent brats as you’ll see in this venison bratwurst recipe. Like other homemade bratwurst recipes, you’ll need a meat grinder and a sausage stuffer ... Read More


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homemade bratwurst recipe

Homemade Bratwurst Recipe

Published on August 7th, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

We won’t lie to you: using any homemade bratwurst recipe to make your own brats is a real grind. It’s not that difficult and doesn’t require any specialized culinary skills but does require a lot of ... Read More


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how to grill brats

How to Grill Brats

Published on August 5th, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

How to grill brats is one of those critical life skills that should be mandatory for every warm-blooded person with opposable thumbs to learn in school. Bratwurst is a forgiving meat to work with and it’s ... Read More


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how to cook bratwurst in a pan

How to Cook Bratwurst in a Pan

Published on August 3rd, 2014 | by BratsNBeerGuy

Some bratwurst devotees think it’s sacrilegious to even consider the question of how to cook bratwurst in a pan but access to a grill isn’t always possible. Grilling brats is definitely the preferred method but knowing ... Read More


How to Cook Bratwurst, Drink Beer, and Root for the Green Bay Packers


We try to keep things simple here at Brats and Beer. If you're looking for lots of different ways to cook amazing bratwurst, you're in the right place.

We've got tips for cooking bratwurst -- including how to cook bratwurst in the oven and in a pan -- as well as a ton of other bratwurst recipes and miscellaneous brat history and trivia sprinkled in.

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We also make sure you start off with the right foundation: the best fresh bratwurst you can find.

How to Cook Bratwurst


The real secret to how to cook bratwurst isn't in any technique or secret tip; it's in starting with a fresh bratwurst made the old-fashioned way.

Kewauskum, Klement's, Johnsonville, Carle's, and Usinger's make some of the finest bratwurst in the land but can be hard to find outside the Midwest.

Wisconsinmade.com is one of your best bets for genuine Wisconsin bratwurst for those poor souls living outside of prime brat territory.

How to Cook Bratwurst and Drink Beer


Brats and beer are a match made in heaven and don't worry, we don't neglect the beer.

We don't have quite as much sage wisdom when it comes to beer -- there are only so many ways to say open, drink, and enjoy -- but we do try to spotlight as many great craft beers as possible, especially those coming out of Wisconsin and the Midwest.

How to Cook Bratwurst, Drink Beer, and Root for the Green Bay Packers


As adding the Packers to the recipe, that's the easiest of all. Just sit back and enjoy your brats and beer and watch the Packers kick Bear, Lion, and Viking butt year after year after year.

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