The Michelada

Mexican beer joins with spicy sidekicks for a drink that's easy to make and a perfect complement to guacamole dip and nachos.
Beer and Sidekick Cocktails

The Michelada Cocktail

Mexican beer joins with spicy sidekicks for a drink that's easy to make and a perfect complement to guacamole dip and nachos.

By: Stephen Phillips

Ingredients:

12 oz. Mexican beer
juice of one lemon
2 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
1 dash soy sauce or Maggi seasoning
1 dash Tabasco or chile sauce
1 pinch black pepper
1 pinch salt
A dish of salt to rim the glass

Preparation:  

Rim the lip of a tall serving cup with salt and fill with ice. Mix in all the ingredients except the beer. Pour in your beer slowly. Stir gently and serve generously.

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