Grill the bratwurst, then simmer them in a sweet and tangy beer sauce. When you're ready for dinner, put the brats in a bun and top with the pickles and cranberry relish.
Source: Midwest Living
Can tote cooked brats and the beer cooking liquid to your tailgating site in an insulated container. Serve within 1 to 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts (Beer-Braised Brats)
682 calories; total fat 33g; saturated fat 12g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 15g; cholesterol 76mg; sodium 1341mg; potassium 286mg; carbohydrates 70g; fiber 3g; sugar 23g; protein 20g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 7mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 93mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 121mg; iron 3mg.