beer brats

12 bratwursts
3-4 (12-oz) bottles Oktoberfest beer
1/2 onion, sliced
1 tablespoon butter

Melt the butter in a Dutch oven and saute the onions for 1-2 minutes.  Layer the brats on top of the onions and cover with beer.  Bring to a boil and then simmer for 8-10 minutes.

Grill or broil the brats for 8 minutes on each side or until browned.

Serve on rolls with mustard.

Serves 6-8