Recipes from Germany: Bratwurst in Bier (Brats in Beer)

Recipes from Germany

Bratwurst in Bier

Country: Germany
Course: Main
Makes: 4 to 6 servings


  • 6 bratwurst sausages
  • 1 bottle malt beer
  • 4 tbsp gingerbread sauce (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice
  1. Prick the sausages first so they don't burst, then brown them on both sides. Turn the heat down to low, then add the margarine and the milk. Stir to combine, then pour in the beer and the gingerbread sauce.
  2. Add the salt, pepper, sugar and lemon juice and then bring to a simmer. Keep simmering until the sausages are cooked through.