Grilling, Smoking and Barbecuing Recipes

Beer Chaser Brat Hot Tub

Don’t let a dry sausage ruin your reputation as a grillmaster. Bathe your brats in your brew of choice and always have perfect brats ready to go!

Beer Chaser Brat Hot Tub recipe

Prep: 10 min | Cook: 20 min | Yield: 10 servings



  • 1 heavy duty foil baking pan (14 x 10 x 3 inches)

Brat Hot Tub

  • 2 (19 ounce) packages Johnsonville Firecracker Spicy Sausage or Johnsonville Original Brats
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 1 each red, orange and yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2 inch rings
  • 2 or 3 (12 ounce) cans beer
  • 10 brat buns


  1. Place foil baking pan over medium heat on a gas or charcoal grill, add butter. Grill until butter is melted.
  2. Add onions and peppers; cover with foil and grill 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender. Add beer; hold, uncovered, on grill.
  3. Prepare brats according to package directions.
  4. When brats are cooked, place into brat tub.
  5. Serve brats with peppers and onions on a bun.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Johnsonville, LLC

Made by The Sausage Chefs

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