Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jul. 23, 2023
Like your drinks with a south-of-the-border vibe? Try this kicked-up beer cocktail that’s a zesty mix of Mexican lager, lime juice and hot sauce. Many variations exist, but this easy recipe is perfect for rookie mixologists. —Ian Cliffe, Milwaukee, WI
Michelada Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • Coarse salt
  • Lime wedges
  • Ice cubes
  • 6 dashes hot sauce, such as Valentina or Tabasco
  • 3 dashes Maggi seasoning or soy sauce
  • 1 to 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer, such as Corona, Modelo or Tecate


  1. Place coarse salt in a shallow dish; run a lime wedge around rims of 2 cocktail glasses. Dip rims of glasses into salt, shaking off excess. Fill each glass with ice. In a small pitcher, combine hot sauce, Maggi seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and lime juice. Add beer. Pour into glasses over ice. Garnish with lime wedges. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 drink: 165 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 137mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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