Beer Info FAQ

What beer do you use to boil brats?

What beer do you use to boil brats?

PBR, Miller High Life, it's really your choice. If you're going craft beer, a malty marzen like Burke's Alewerks' Oktoberfest would both delicious and seasonally appropriate. Plus, it might impress the Wisconsinites. Optional: Brown Sugar, Golden Brown Mustard, Sauerkraut.

How long should you boil your brats?

Bring the water and brats to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Let simmer for 10 minutes. You can boil and simmer the liquid and brats either inside on a stovetop or outside over a grill. This parboil step helps cook the brats evenly throughout so you don't have any raw spots in the middle!

What type of beer goes best with sauerkraut?

Beer Pairing Suggestions Since pork and sauerkraut is a Germanic dish, beer is its natural companion! Figuring out which beer works best, though, isn't so natural. You will want a medium bodied beer, neither too dark nor too light. Avoid pale ales, blonde ales, and weissbiers.