How To Smoke Brats In An Electric Smoker?

Add the wood as specified by the manufacturer.

Step 2: Lightly brush the sausage casings on all sides with olive oil.

Arrange them on the rack in the smoker.

Smoke the brats until the casings are bronzed with smoke and the meat is cooked through (the juices will bubble under the casing), 30 to 45 minutes.

How long do you cook brats in a smoker?

Bratwurst (brats) can be purchased either raw or precooked. Either way, they will be at their best when cooked slowly to 155 degrees. In a 225 degree smoker it will take around 2 hours to reach this point.

Can brats be smoked?

Smoked Brats

When smoking brats, you want to smoke them for about 45 minutes to an hour on the Smoke setting (225 degrees Fahrenheit) or Super Smoke setting on capable models. Smoking your brats adds awesome BBQ flavor.

How long does it take to smoke sausage at 225?

about 3 hours

How do you smoke brats on a pellet grill?


  • Preheat your smoker to 350 degrees. We used hickory pellets to make these, apple works well too.
  • Place your raw brats on your grill grate and close lid. After 15 minutes lift lid and flip each one over on to the other side.
  • Smoke for an additional 15 minutes. Remove and serve!