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Grilled Beer Brats with Boozy Salsa

Fire up your grill this weekend and make these amazing grilled beer brats. Top with boozy salsa filled with bell peppers, onions, shallots, jalapeno peppers and garlic.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Author: Kim Beaulieu


  • 1 packages Smithfield Yuengling Bratwurst
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers diced finely
  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 2 shallots diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 ounces beer
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • 1 lime squeezed over salsa right before serving
  • 1 package sausage buns


  • Fire up the grill to medium heat.
  • While the grill is preheating make the salsa.
  • in a medium size bowl combine the red pepper, yellow pepper, jalapeno peppers, sweet onion, shallots, and garlic. Stir well. Add beer and spices to taste. Stir well. Set aside. (Squeeze the lime over top right before serving.)
  • Place the beer brats on the grill and cook according to package directions.
  • Remove and place on platter.
  • Place a sausage in each bun. Top with oodles of boozy salsa. Chow down.
  • Serve with a big old beer brat loving smile!


You can substitute orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, or tequila for the beer in the salsa if needed.