This Mexican favorite is similar to a Bloody Mary, however it uses beer. This drink can be a great refresher with BBQ or steak. I enjoy them in the spring.
You can make the Michelada as spicy or mild as you would like by changing the amounts of pepper or Tabasco.
Step 1: What You Need
Clamato or V8
Beer (you can use any light bodied beer, domestic or import).
Step 2: Salt the Rim
Cut lime in half and rub rim with lime. Apply salt to the rim. Add ice to the glass.
Step 3: Lime
Squeeze 1/2 lime into glass over ice.
Step 4: Pepper
5 - 10 dashes of pepper depending on how spicy you want your michelada.
Step 5: Worcestershire
Add 1 table spoon of Worcestershire sauce.
Step 6: Tabasco
Add 5 - 10 drops of Tabasco depending on how spicy you want your michelada.
Step 7: Celery Salt
A pinch of celery salt.
Step 8: Clamato or V8
Fill the glass 2/3 with clamato or v-8.
Step 9: Beer
Fill the glass with any beer of your choice.
Pilsner, lager, amber. DosX, corona, bud light, Budweiser. Any light bodied beer will work.
Step 10: Garnish
Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy.