Yes, You Need Whiskey at Your Tailgate

Staff Writer
A cocktail and bratwurst (!) recipe that are brimming with whiskey
Courtesy of Knob Creek

We're loving these two Knob Creek recipes from chef Michael Symon that combine the best of all things tailgating.

It's not just about the beer at your tailgate — OK, fine, the beer is still pretty darn important. But meet the new head coach that's rallying the troops at your tailgate: whiskey. After all, fall's the perfect time to get back to your brown spirits (and September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, in case you didn't know). 

Which is why we're loving these two Knob Creek recipes that combine the best of all things tailgating. Beer and brats go hand in hand, and whiskey goes with just about everything. Celebrity chef Michael Symon created two recipes, one for the grill, and one for the red Solo cup, that your friends will be drooling over while singing fight songs (obviously). The bratwurst and kielbasa, simmered in a Knob Creek Rye jalapeño and beer broth, is both spicy and sweet, while the Knob Creek Bourbon Big and Stout is the perfect amount of sweet and boozy to warm your insides. 

These are two must-make recipes for your upcoming tailgates, check out the recipes below. 

Bratwurst & Kielbasa in Knob Creek Rye Jalapeno Beer Broth Recipe

Knob Creek Bourbon Big and Stout Recipe

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