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Guide To Grilling Season

Fitchburg has everything you need to kick-off your summer grilling season! Specialty brats, fresh baked hamburger and brat buns, local craft beer, and ice cream treats are all here to help you create an amazing backyard barbecue.

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Burgers & Brats

Wondering where to get your grilling favorites? Fitchburg has a ton of choices! If you're looking for unique flavor combinations, try Hy-Vee's Bacon Cheddar or Fresh Pineapple Bratwursts. Hy-Vee also has a great selection of classic Johnsonville and Klement's brats, too. While you're there, grab some fresh-baked brat and burger buns from the bakery.

For a traditional German bratwurst, head over to Bavaria Sausage. Their store features everything from Lager Beer Brats, Nurnberger Bratwurst, Oktoberfest Bratwursts and more. Be sure to pick up their authentic German Lauren Pretzel buns.

For the best in burgers, you'll find everything at Pick 'N Save. There's something for everyone in their variety of ground beef, angus burgers, organic beef, turkey burgers and veggie burgers. Stop by the deli counter to stock up on salads and side dishes!

For a quick option with all the prep work done for you, try a Grab 'n Grill Kit from Quivey's Grove. Kits come with everything you need, including sauces, sides and grilling instructions.

Local Craft Beer

With craft breweries so close to home, it's hard to choose which one to try. Delta Beer Lab local favorites include their Farmhouse Ale and Session IPA, and The Summer Stache from Great Dane Brewering Co. is a highly drinkable IPA, brewed with Citra ad Chelan hops. The Hop Garden in Paoli features several locally produced brews made from hops grown in their own "hop yard."

For a seasonal treat from Capital Brewery, try their Lake House Lager, a clean refreshing golden lager that's the perfect beer to quench your thirst on a warm sunny day. Or try The Hop Haus Brewing Company's Sweet Sunglasses Blonde Ale. This easy drinking, approachable and refreshing brew is perfect for grilling season.

Sweet Treats

Pick up a few pints of your favorite flavors from The Chocolate Shoppe for a cool summer treat. They even have Family Sundae Kits and Family Cookie Sammie Kits ready to go. You'll also find decadent ice cream creations at the Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, with no-contact delivery available.

A sure sign of summer is seeing the Kona Ice Truck out and about! Look the truck in your neighborhoods or parks.

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