Michelada with Rock Salt Rocks
My take on the Mexican cocktail with beer. Easy and a delicious way to spice up not so hot beer. For one serving you will need,
1. 8 oz. Beer
2. 4 oz. Coke
3. 1/4 teaspoon rock salt *
4. 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
5. 1/4 teaspoon Sriracha
6. 1/4 lime preferably key lime
The beer and the Coke should be chilled. Mix all the ingredients, enjoy. Add ice if you want.
Variations: I have replaced the Coke with Coke Zero, if I do that I also add about a tea spoon of sugar to the mix. Root beer is not traditional but works as well. I have tried this drink with Corona, Dos Equis and Sol but any lager should work.
*I usually get my rock salt from the International Grocery store in my neighborhood. It comes in chunks which you will need to grind. You can go low tech with a mortar and pestle or high tech with a coffee grinder. Rock salt is great in a spicy lemonade or on chunks of fruit such as pineapple. This rock salt comes from India and is of a dark pinkish hue.
ETA: Now that I think of it Sol worked better than Dos Equis. Moral of the story, milder the beer the better Michelada will taste.