Mexican Michelada Cocktail

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Mexican Michelada Cocktail
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 4

Like a richer, darker version of a bloody Mary, this Mexican michelada is sure to shake up happy hour in the best way possible. Pairs well with a big bowl of tortilla chips. MORE+ LESS-

Updated January 22, 2020


Coarse sea salt (for glass rim)
cup chilled tomato juice
teaspoon soy sauce
teaspoon worcestershire sauce
teaspoon chipotle hot sauce (or tabasco)
bottles dark Mexican beer


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  • 1
    Cut one lime in quarters. Use one quarter to moisten the rims of four glasses. Roll rims of glasses in coarse sea salt to coat. Cut 4 thin horizontal slices from remaining lime half to garnish glasses. Set glasses aside.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine juice of limes (including the remainders from the sliced lime), tomato juice, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce. Stir to mix.
  • 3
    Pour tomato mixture evenly into glasses. Top each glass with a bottle of dark Mexican beer and serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • A Michelada is a Mexican cocktail traditionally made with beer, lime juice, spices, tomato juice and assorted sauces. It’s a savory cocktail that can range in spiciness and is served in a salt-rimmed glass.

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More About This Recipe

  • This spicy Mexican beer cocktail is a combination of classic Mexican flavors, like chipotle and lime. And with dark Mexican beer as this recipe’s main ingredient, it’s perfect for happy hour or your next taco night.

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