On Wisconsin Beer Brats


  • 2 (19.8 ounce) packages fresh bratwurst links
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 (12 ounce) cans light beer
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, drained (optional)
  • 10 (6 inch) bratwurst buns


In a slow cooker, combine the bratwurst links, butter, beer, onions, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, garlic and brown sugar. Cover and set to High. Cook for 4 hours, stirring once per hour. Add sauerkraut and continue cooking for another hour.

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Serve bratwurst on buns with onions and top with your favorite condiments.