Foil Packet Whiskey Brats

These easy foil-wrapped brats are the perfect way to cook hearty brats nestled over a bed of sauerkraut and whiskey before stuffing it all into buns and topping it with a rich gouda cheese sauce. 

This recipe takes make-ahead campfire meals or tailgating to a whole new gourmet level. But, promise, it’s effortless to make!


- Pork Brats - Sauerkraut - Thyme - Whiskey - Half and Half - Apple Crisps - Buns - Gouda Cheese - GirlCarnivore Ooomami Powder


Arrange a large sheet of of aluminum foil on a clean work surface.

Allow the sauerkraut to drain, reserving ½ cup of liquid.

Make a 2-zone fire for indirect heat and allow it to preheat until the coals are ashen over and holding an even heat.

Place the foil packet on the cooler side of the grilling grate.

Allow the brats to simmer in the foil packet, rotating every 20 minutes to avoid burning, for up to 1 hour, until cooked through.

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