How to smoke bratwurst

  1. Smoke, a way to cook bratwurst.
  2. It takes about two hours to cook
  3. Master built digital smokers are the best but you can use your own homade smoker put together yourself.
  4. Cooking the meat at low temperatures let’s the meat absorb it’s smoked flavor.
  5. Hickory, oak, mesquite, and pecan are popular woods to smoke bratwurst.
  6. Usinger’s and Carle’s are legendary bratwurst makers but try to get fresh local brats
  7. Wisconsin Made is the most popular online retailer that sells and ships genuine Wisconsin bratwurst throughout the U.S.
  8. Johnsonville is the most popular brand but you can ask your butcher if he can make fresh brats
  9. It is advised that you slowly cook brats at temperatures of 155F to 166F for about two hours.
  10. You can also gently boil or simmer brats in beer an extra added flavor.
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Use a disposable aluminum pan to poach bratwurst first.

  1. Put your bratwurst in these, along with some chopped onion, red or green peppers, or other vegetables.
  2. Pour some beer over the brats (about 6 ounces) and let this simmer with the grill lid down for about 15 minutes.