Bratwurst Suggestions ??

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by bobdog46, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. I have just ground up some venison & pork. Its a total of 15 lbs and I am wanting to make some fresh brats. I have a Fresh Brat Seasoning pack from LEM that is for 15lbs. I have never made brats and was wondering if there is anything I should add to enhance the flavor.   Thanks for any help.
  2. I add three large cloves of (fresh) garlic and one small onion both finely diced after my first grind along with the seasoning, mix; and regrind a second time
  3. wicked1

    wicked1 Fire Starter

    I add cranberry juice and dried cranberries.  Very nice flavor.  1 cup juice and about a cup or dried berries to 10 lb

    I will add a tablespoon of garlic sometimes to 10 lb

    I will also make beer brats.  I replace a cup of chix stock or milk and add a cup of beer to 10lb sausage.
  4. viper1

    viper1 Meat Mopper

    I use the Len Poli recipe for Wisconsin Brats. Its about as close to being a Johnsonville brat I ever tried.
  5. boykjo

    boykjo SAUSAGE MAKER Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    You can add some MSG (Accent) if it doesnt bother you... I added it to some venison sausage and it came out pretty good

  6. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

     Yes Yes Yes garlic and if you are adventurer you can add 1/4 cup brandy

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