How to Make a Michelada

The classic michelada is a spicy cocktail that's popular in Mexico and in states near the U.S. border. Add it to your menu to heat things up, Mexican style!

You will need

  • 1/2 lime plus wedges for garnish
  • A margarita glass
  • Margarita salt
  • A small whisk
  • Tabasco sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Soy sauce
  • Black pepper
  • Chilled dark Mexican beer

Step 1 Squeeze the lime Squeeze the juice from the lime half and then rub the lime around the rim of the glass.

Step 2 Flavor the glass Dip the edge of the glass in margarita salt. Set the glass down in an upright position.

Step 3 Make the spice mix Whisk together one splash of Tabasco sauce, two splashes of Worcestershire sauce, one splash of soy sauce and a pinch of black pepper in a small bowl.

Step 4 Pour beer into spice mix Pour the beer into the spice mix and mix thoroughly with the whisk.

Step 5 Prepare the michelada Pour the beer and spice mix into the salted margarita glass.

Step 6 Garnish Garnish the michelada with lime wedges. Now, enjoy your well- deserved cocktail!