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Delicious Slow Cooker Beer Brats Recipe

Slow Cooker Beer Brats Are a Delicious Savory Dish. They’re So Easy to Make, but They Are Definitely a Crowd Pleaser!!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Delicious Slow Cooker Beer Brats Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 146kcal


  • 2 packages of uncooked brats
  • 2 12 oz bottles beer we used Stella
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • hot dog buns


  • Combine all ingredients, except hot dog buns, in slow cooker.
  • Cook for 2 hours on high or 5-6 hours on low.
  • Remove brats from slow cooker and place on grill or in skillet.
  • Turn slow cooker down to low or keep warm and place brats back in, until you're ready to serve.
  • Serve on buns, topped with slow cooker onions and condiments of your choice.


I do not like beer and I don't typically like hot dogs, but these were amazing!


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 616mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg