brat·​wurst | \ ˈbrät-(ˌ)wərst also ˈbrat- also -ˌvu̇(r)st How to pronounce bratwurst (audio) ; sometimes -ˌvu̇sht\

Definition of bratwurst

: fresh pork sausage for frying or grilling

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This pack from Portland’s beloved charcuterie includes bratwurst, franks, kielbasa, navarre and sopressata salami — and two beer koozies, just for fun. Olivia Hall, The Seattle Times, "Ways to eat well in the summer heat (no stove required)," 13 Aug. 2018 In some cases, that has meant cheaper burgers and bratwurst for U.S. consumers’ summer cookouts. Jacob Bunge, WSJ, "Record Beef, Pork, Chicken Production Cuts Into Profits at U.S. Meat Companies," 6 Aug. 2018 The Pabst Milwaukee Brewery and Taproom will have free bratwurst for patrons and a DJ to re-introduce the classic light lager Red White & Blue on Sunday. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Pabst is bringing back Red, White & Blue beer, but only at its downtown brewery and taproom," 26 June 2018 Insiders can tell you that one of the best lunches at the fair is one of the quick bratwurst type sausage and roll served outside the main hall on a simple paper plate with napkin. Stephen Watson, Town & Country, "The ABCs of Baselworld," 19 Mar. 2014 Food vendors will offer pierogis, Philly cheesesteaks, pizza, bratwurst sandwiches, chicken gyros, pulled pork, kettle corn, ice cream and freshly squeezed lemonade. Carol Kovach,, "The Hooley on Kamm's Corners returns May 12: A Place in the Sun," 8 May 2018 The restaurant is serving $5 bratwurst sandwiches, $6 fries and $7 wings for the duration of the match, and the $5 draft special includes Hofbrau Original, Kapuziner Weisse, Half Acre Weightless Pils, and Urban Village Unity IPA. Bethany Ao,, "World Cup final 2018: Where to watch France-Croatia in Philadelphia," 12 July 2018 Tower Hill also offers green spaces for picnicking and a farm-fresh café, featuring specials like German bratwurst and charcuterie platters of fine cured meats and cheeses. Zipporah Osei,, "Fighting breast cancer, open space in Medway, and RoboGirls," 22 June 2018 Prior to sailing, each adult receives a bratwurst sandwich, chips and a cold beer, and for the kids, hot dogs and soft drinks. Carolina Gusman,, "Skip the tie: 45 Father's Day dining specials in San Diego County," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of bratwurst

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bratwurst

German, from Old High German brātwurst, from brāt meat without waste + wurst sausage

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