Pineapple-and-Citrus Chile Chelada

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Pineapple-and-Citrus Chile Chelada

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12
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5min
Prep
5min
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    Description

    Spicy and citrusy flavors come together to make a big-batch cocktail recipe worth sharing. This Pineapple-and-Citrus Chile Chelada comes together in a one-gallon pitcher, so you can easily prepare for your party guests or tailgate crowd.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 12
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    1 grapefruit, sliced
    1 lime, sliced
    4 habanero chile peppers, seeded and sliced
    1 tbsp. Tajin clasico seasoning, plus additional for serving
    2 tsp. kosher salt
    24 oz. Hy-Vee no sugar added 100% pineapple juice
    8 oz. reconstituted lime juice
    3 (16.9-oz. each) cans Radler grapefruit beer, chilled
    3 (12-oz. each) Mexican lager beer, such as Modelo Especial
    Hy-Vee Short Cuts pineapple spears, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • 1-gallon beverage dispenser
    • 12 (16-oz. each) glasses
    • Ice

    Directions

    1. Place grapefruit, lime, habanero peppers, Tajin, and kosher salt into a 1-gallon beverage dispenser. Add pineapple and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. 

    2. To serve, slowly pour chilled grapefruit beer and Mexican lager into mixture in dispenser. Fill 12 (16-oz. each) glasses with ice. Add cocktail. 

    3. For garnish, partially dip pineapple spears into additional Tajin seasoning; add to cocktail in glasses if desired.