Total Timea day or more
Make Ahead RecipeYes
OccasionCocktail Party, Family Get-together
Dietary Considerationegg-free, lactose-free, peanut free, soy free, vegetarian
Taste and Texturefruity, sweet
Type of Dishalcoholic beverage, beverage
- 1 large ripe pineapple (about 3 pounds)
- 2 quarts water
- 1 cup light-brown sugar
- 4 whole cloves
- 2 cinnamon sticks (about 4 inches each)
- 1 cup light beer
- 12 packets sugar substitute
Do not peel pineapple; wash thoroughly; core; cut the flesh and skin into chunks.
Place into a large covered jar (like a pickle jar); add water, sugar, cloves, and cinnamon.
Cap jar; store in warm place for 48 hours; uncap; stir.
Add beer; allow tepache to continue to ferment for 24 hours more.
Strain liquid; discard fruit; add sugar substitute.
Serve cold over cracked ice.
1998 Maria Dolores Beatriz