Chavela (Mexican Beer with Tomato Juice)
A classic version of a Mexican cerveza preparada (prepared beer), the chavela couldn't be simpler: tomato juice, hot sauce, beer, lemon, and ice, with a salted rim. Drink it on its own, or pair it with a shot of tequila for a real kick.
Enlarge Image Credit: Maxime IattoniMAKES ONE COCKTAIL
Kosher salt, for rimming the glass
3 oz. tomato juice
6 dashes hot sauce, like Tabasco or Cholula
12 oz. bottle light-bodied Mexican beer, like Corona
1.5 oz. tequila (optional)