Michelada Verde
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Michelada Verde
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.78 / 5
A twist on the Michelada cocktail, this cocktail adds a kick with a combination of Tabasco® Sauce and Tabasco® Green Sauce. ~ Natalie Bovis of The Liquid Muse for Tabasco®. A twist on the Michelada cocktail, this cocktail adds a kick with a combination of Tabasco® Sauce and Tabasco® Green Sauce. ~ Natalie Bovis of The Liquid Muse for Tabasco®.
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Lager
Garnish
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Lemon, coriander
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4.21% | 1.2 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Michelada Verde

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Rub a cut lime around the rim of a tall glass to moisten and dip into chilli powder
Pour five dashes of Tabasco® Green Sauce, two dashes of Tabasco® Sauce, freshly puréed tomatoes, pineapple juice, lime juice and beer into the glass and stir
Garnish with coriander and a lemon slice, and serve
~ Use Mexican beer. ~

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Rim  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal serving temperature for a Michelada Verde?

The ideal serving temperature for a Michelada Verde is well chilled. You should aim to serve it cold to enhance the freshness of the lime juice and the chill of the lager, making it a refreshing choice, especially in warm weather.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can I use a different type of beer instead of lager for Michelada Verde?

Yes, you can use different types of beer for a Michelada Verde, although lager is preferred for its light and crisp nature which complements the cocktail's flavors well. If you opt for a substitution, consider a light ale or a pilsner as they similarly will not overpower the delicate balance of the lime and pineapple juice.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Michelada Verde?

In addition to the lime wedge, consider garnishing a Michelada Verde with a pineapple wedge or a rim of salt mixed with chili powder. These additions can enhance the visual appeal and add an extra layer of taste to complement the spicy and tangy flavors of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Michelada Verde compare to a standard beer?

With an alcohol content of 4.21%, Michelada Verde is in the range of a standard light to medium beer, which typically has an alcohol by volume (ABV) of around 4% to 6%. The additional ingredients in the Michelada Verde slightly dilute the beer, making its alcohol content comparable to or slightly lower than that of the beer used.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it necessary to stir the Michelada Verde, or can it be mixed in another way?

Yes, it is necessary to stir the Michelada Verde gently to combine the flavors without excessively aerating the mixture. Unlike cocktails that are shaken, stirring preserves the beer's carbonation and ensures a smoother blend of the spicy, tangy, and savory components, enhancing the beverage's overall enjoyment.

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