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Angel City Brewery Now Has A Sriracha-Fueled Michelada Beer
The Arts District brewery has unveiled a Sriracha-spiced craft version of the classic Mexican beer cocktail and we can't wait for brunch.
While micheledas are typically made by combining a light beer, lime, and whatever hot sauce is on hand (or tomato-based Clamato if you're feeling fancy), Angel City Brewery has saved you the trouble by brewing two limited-edition versions of the refreshing, spicy-salty drink. The Sriracheleda—as they've dubbed their rooster sauce-inspired creation—come in two flavors: original and spicy, according to the L.A. Times. The base of the two beers is a mildly-hopped ale that is brewed with tomato juice, lime juice, agave, Worcestershire sauce, pickled banana pepper juice and, of course, Sriracha hot sauce.
The spicy version of the beer, according to the Times, "packs a piquant one-two punch of garlic and chile heat. It’s all spice at first, but the acidity of the tomato juice and the deep umami from the Worcestershire sauce support the heat." The original version is said to be a bit more approachable and "finds a better salty-sweet-garlicky balance." If you're in the mood, you can drink it over ice, as the bottle suggests, and rim your glass with a bit of salt and chili pepper. Or just drink it chilled as is.
Both beers are available in 22 oz bottles and can be found in stores around L.A., including Sunset Beer Co., BevMo and Costco. Or you can head down to the brewery's tasting room.