3 Bottles Good, Heavy Ale
2 Bay Leaves
6 Whole Cloves
1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
Salt And Fresh Ground Pepper To Taste 2 Pounds Fresh Bockwurst Or Other White Sausage
4 Cups Fresh Sauerkraut, Preferably Homemade (Rec
1 1/2 Cups Apple Juice Or Cider
1 tsp Whole Caraway Seeds
Salt And Pepper Honey Beer Mustard (Recipe Follows)
=20 Add ale, bay leaf, cloves, sugar, salt and pepper to a saucepan and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Add bockwurst and simmer slowly, covered, for 4-5 minutes or until warmed through and plump.
Drain sauerkraut and rinse, if it is too strong. Add to a non-reactive saucepan along with apple juice, caraway seeds and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer slowly, partially covered, for 20-30 minutes or until most of the juices are absorbed.
To serve: Mound sauerkraut on warm plates and top with steamed boc
kwurst and a big dollop of homemade Honey Beer Mustard.