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Beer Chili Cheese Brats

Beer Chili Cheese Brats

A grown-up chili cheese dogs with beer cheese, quick chili and grilled bratwurst.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 8 Hoagie Rolls
  • 8 Bratwurst
  • ½ White Onion diced, divided
  • 1 tsp Parsley for garnish

For the Chili

  • 2 15oz can Kidney Beans drained
  • 1 15oz can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Beef Broth

For the Beer Cheese Sauce

  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 4 tbsp Flour
  • 12 oz Lager
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese


  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high.
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat, add oil, garlic and half of diced onion. Cook for 3 minutes. Add remaining chili ingredients and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover to simmer.
  • In another sauce pan over medium heat, add butter. Once melted, whisk in flour and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in lager and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in heavy cream and cook for 2 minutes. Add in cheese and fully incorporated.
  • Add brats to grill and cook for 9 minutes on each side.
  • Split rolls and place on grill for 2-3 minutes.
  • Place bratwurts on grilled bun and top with chili, then beer cheese. Sprinkle with remaining onion and parsley.
Keyword beer cheese sauce, brats, bratwurst, cheese, cheese sauce, chili, onions, quick chili
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