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Michelada Recipe
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"This recipe may sound a bit odd, but this is the best beer cocktail I have ever had. Very refreshing on a hot summer afternoon. Bet you can't drink just one. If you have sangrita, use it in place of the steak sauce."

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  1. Moisten the rim of a large beer glass, then press it into salt. Place a few ice cubes in bottom of glass, followed by the lime juice. Pour in half of the beer, then season with steak sauce, cayenne pepper, black pepper, oregano and basil. Slowly pour in the remaining beer. Stir.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 07, 2003

I love this recipe - just like what I had during my trips to Mexico City.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 07, 2003

We couldn't drink just one. Between the four of us we drank 3/4 of ONE drink. This was a waste of a perfectly good beer.


8 Ratings

Jun 10, 2008

Hi! This is a very interesting recipe, I am from Mexico City, and the Michelada I know is made with Maggi sauce (Jugo Maggi), hot sauce or chili powder (chile piquin), lemons and salt. It is also better if you use a very cold beer instead of ice, this way the taste of beer is stronger.

Jun 11, 2008

not really a michilada, and not really that good. sorry, but without any tomato-based beverage it's just a waste of beer.

Dec 18, 2006

I lived in Miami for years and this is the only way I drink my beer. When I'm out at the bar-I simply have the rim the glass with salt, ice, beer and two fresh lime slices on the side. A great and refreshing way to drink beer-and the beer lasts longer.

Sep 25, 2007

When I was in Mexico they had the lime already frozen in the glass, then the ice cubes don't water down your beer.

Oct 10, 2013

As someone who drinks Micheladas alot, I thought I'd try this version. Not bad. But in the future stick to the basics. Tecate Beer, Spicy Clamato, lime and salt. Then add chili to taste.

Jul 10, 2013

I really love beer and adventure, but I must have messed it up. I am going to have one by someone who knows how to make them. I may try the tomato based addition as someone else mentioned was needed. I am bummed as I had been planning on making it for about 6 months.


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