Michelada Cocktail

michelada cocktail
From our U.S. border states, trickling up from Mexico, Michelada is roughly translated as "my cold beer". This spicy cocktail concoction is a beer with lime and some peppery seasoning. It's kind of like a Tomato Beer without the tomato.
Recipe By: NPR
  • Prep5 min |
  • Total5 min |
  • ServesYield 1 cocktail


    • 1/2 lime preferably a Key lime
    • Coarse salt
    • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 dash soy sauce
    • 1 dash Tabasco sauce
    • 1 pinch black pepper
    • 1 dash Maggi seasoning, optional
    • 12 ounces beer, preferably a dark Mexican beer like Negra Modelo.


Squeeze the juice from the lime and reserve. Salt the rim of a highball glass by rubbing it with the lime and dipping it in coarse salt. Fill with ice.
Add lime juice, Worcestershire, soy sauce, Tabasco, pepper and Maggi, if desired.
Pour in beer, stir and serve, adding more beer as you sip.
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