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Aperitif • Spicy
Caracas Michelada

The secret to this spicy-sweet Michelada from Roneria Caracas in NYC is papel贸n picante, a syrup made with an unrefined sugarcane called piloncillo and fiery jalape帽o veins. With a splash of lemon juice and a salted rim, the Caracas Michelada hits every flavor receptor on your tongue all at once. It鈥檚 piquant perfection.

The Essentials

Papel贸n Picante
Lemon Juice
Mexican Pilsner
Bar Spoon
The Details
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Ingredients

1 oz Papel贸n Picante
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Mexican Pilsner

Method

  • Salt the rim of a mason jar by rubbing it with the lime wedge then rolling it in the salt. Fill the jar with ice.
  • Add the papel贸n picante and lemon juice to the jar.
  • Pour the beer in slowly and stir to mix.
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Strength:
Papel贸n Picante
Custom Ingredient

Ingredients

1 Piloncillo Cone
2 cups Boiling Water
Veins from 2 Jalapenos

Method

  • Add the piloncillo cone to a heat-resistant glass pitcher.
  • Carefully pour the hot water into the pitcher.
  • Let the cone completely dissolve in the water, stirring occasionally. This could take 30-60 minutes.
  • Pour the liquid into a blender along with the jalape帽o veins and blend until smooth.
  • Strain out any remaining seeds. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.