August 14, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Michelada recipe

The Michelada is one of Mexico’s most popular cocktails. Although the ingredients and preparation vary from town to town, we’ve gone with the most traditional version. A mixture of light, spicy, and salty, this drink is sure to be unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before.


Serves: 1
Cooking Time: 5 - 10 mins


  • a wedge of lime
  • coarse salt
  • ice
  • 50ml tomato juice
  • a dash each of hot sauce
  • a dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • light lager



Wet the rim of a tall glass with a wedge of lime and dip in coarse salt. Squeeze a wedge of lime into the glass and fill with ice. Add 50ml tomato juice and a dash each of hot and Worcestershire sauce, and top the glass with light lager. Stir gently.

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