beer brats
Backyard Skillet Beer Brats
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Beer brats made in cast iron over the fire. Perfect backyard cooking.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people
Author: Derek Wolf
  • 1 package of Yuengling/Smithfield Traditional Beer Brats
  • 1 bottle of Traditional Yuengling Beer
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup of diced white onion
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp of brown sugar
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  1. Light the charcoal in a charcoal chimney or mound inside your grill and let burn for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Place cast iron skillet on top of grill 2-3 minutes before cooking.

  3. In skillet, add brats, beer, onion, bell peppers, garlic, brown sugar, salt & pepper. Let brats roast in skillet for about 10 minutes.

  4. Once brats have cooked, pull out of skillet and grill on the grill grate for another 2-3 minutes per side or until done. Add a little more beer to the skillet with veggies and let simmer till most of the liquid is gone.

  5. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Gear: Smithfield Yuengling Beer Brats, Yuenging Lager, & Cast Iron.