The Michelada: A Refreshingly Spicy Twist on the Classic Beer Cocktail

Heat seekers, rejoice! There’s a new beer cocktail in town, and it’s packing a punch. Meet the michelada: a refreshingly spicy twist on the classic beer cocktail that is sure to turn up the heat on even the most blistering of summer days.

What is a Michelada?

A michelada is a Mexican-style beer cocktail that is typically made with lager, lime juice, and hot sauce. However, there are many variations of the drink, and some recipes call for additional ingredients such as worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, or clamato juice.

No matter what ingredients you use, one thing is for sure: the michelada is not for the faint of heart. This beer cocktail packs a serious spice kick, thanks to the addition of hot sauce. If you’re looking to cool down with a refreshing beverage this summer but don’t want to sacrifice flavor, this is the drink for you.

How to Make a Michelada

Ready to sweat it out with a michelada of your own?Here’s everything you need to know about how to make this delicious beer cocktail:

-1 bottle of Mexican lager (such as Corona or Pacifico)
-1/2 cup fresh lime juice
-3 tablespoons hot sauce (such as The Bronx Red Serrano or The Detroit Hot Sauce)
-1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
-1 teaspoon soy sauce
-1/4 cup clamato juice (optional)

Simply combine all of the ingredients in a large pitcher and stir until well combined. Then, pour into ice-filled glasses and enjoy! Pro tip: if you really want to turn up the heat, rim your glasses with Tajin before adding the michelada mix.

You can customize it to your personal tastes by adjusting the ratios or adding unique spices and flavors. So next time you’re looking to shake up your alcohol routine, give micheladas a try.

So what are you waiting for? Grab a few friends and mix up a batch of these mouthwatering micheladas today. They’ll add a spicy kick to any gathering.  Just beware: they may be too addictive to have just one. Cheers!