For an easy and crowd-pleasing dish at your next backyard BBQ party, you can’t go wrong with these very best smoked brats with beer and onion!
Uncooked bratwurst Beer (pilsner recommended) Onion And that's it! You only need three simple ingredients for this recipe.
Scatter the onion slices around a cast-iron skillet and pour in the beer. Nestle the brats in the beer bath so that the beer comes up about halfway up the brats. Bring to a simmer.
Once the beer simmers, move the skillet to the smoker and close the lid. Smoke the brats for 15 minutes, and then flip them and smoke for another 15 minutes.
Remove the bratwurst from the beer bath and place them directly on the grates of the smoker. Finish smoking.
Fire up your smoker for your next cookout and make these super easy smoked brats. With that deep smoky flavor and super easy cooking process, these brats are sure to be your new summer staple.