Red Brats - 50 Pack

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State Street Brats was founded in 1989, but its legendary Red Brats can trace their history back to the 1950s, when a local Madison butcher began making them for a restaurant called the Brathaus. State Street Brat’s owners worked at the Brathaus in the ‘70s while going to college, and purchased the recipe shortly thereafter.

The recipe remains unchanged all these years later, and these famous brats, which are smoked, split and grilled, are beloved by generations of Madisonians. The Red Brats are made from a mixture of pork and beef (the beef gives them their signature red color) have been provided by the legendary Trig’s Smokehouse in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, since 1989. When partnered with some fried cheese curds, it’s a true taste of the Badger State.

More Details

This package serves 50 people and includes 50 Red Brats

  • Choose to add on a bag of cheese curds (approx 10 each)


Beef, Pork

Instructions / Storage

  • Brats ship frozen with ice pack
  • Upon arrival freeze or refrigerate
  • Maybe be kept refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 6 months
  • Brats are fully smoked and pre-cooked, they may arrive thawed, they are food safe and can be re-frozen

To Serve

Red Brats

  • May be cooked on a grill but we recommend grilling them butterfly style on a pan or flat top
  • Place grill cut side down
  • Grill 3-5 minutes until red color depend and begins to char on the edges
  • Flip only once!
  • Cook on flip side until brat starts to curl like a “C” and bubble

Cheese Curds

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until frozen

Shipping Details

  • Items are prepared fresh and shipped directly from the shop
  • State Street Brats ships Monday-Friday of each week
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
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