Brat Burger Method:

  1. Preheat grill or griddle pan on high heat.
  2. Combine bratwurst meat, water, and kraut to form for equal sized burgers. When ready to cook add butter to pan. Place burgers in the hot pan, cook through 2-3 minutes on each side.
  3. Butter each pretzel roll and toast.
  4. Build burger by placing 2oz of chipotle kraut on each patty and top with bacon.
  5. Place on toasted pretzel bun and top with beer cheese sauce.

Beer Cheese Sauce Method:

  1. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat.  Once butter is melted whisk in flour.
  2. Continue whisking and cook for 2 minutes.  Slowly add beer and heavy cream while whisking constantly.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil and whisk until thickened.  Add cheese and whisk until smooth.