How to Make a Michelada


How to Cocktail: Michelada

This classic Mexican recipe kicks up the flavor of a cold beer. Top San Francisco bartender Jen Ackrill shows you how to make her own spicy Michelada.


  • 1 Lime wedge
  • Salt
  • Cayenne pepper
  • .5 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 2 drops Tabasco Sauce
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pinch Ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch Celery salt
  • Mexican lager beer, such as Tecate, chilled

Garnish: Lime wedge
Glass: Pint

Rub the lime wedge along half the rim of the pint glass and dip into a mix of equal parts salt and Cayenne pepper. Add the remaining ingredients except the beer. Fill with beer and garnish with a fresh lime wedge.

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