Michelada Cocktail

This traditional Mexican cocktail is made with an intriguing blend of sauces that create a surprisingly smooth sipper.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1


tablespoons salt
lime wedges
Ice cubes
cup Corona beer (8 oz)
teaspoon lime juice
teaspoon soy sauce
Dash Worcestershire sauce
Dash red pepper sauce
Freshly ground pepper

  • 1 Sprinkle salt on saucer or small plate. Rub rim of highball glass or other tall glass with 1 of the lime wedges to moisten; dip rim of glass in salt. Add ice to glass.
  • 2 In cocktail shaker with ice, shake beer, lime juice, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and red pepper sauce until blended. Pour into glass, straining out ice. Sprinkle with pepper; garnish with remaining lime wedge. Serve with a straw, if desired.

Expert Tips

If you like things spicy, add another dash or two of red pepper sauce.

Any Mexican beer can be used.

Mix up a batch of these cocktails in a pitcher to serve a group.