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Basic Michelada


Courtesy of Claudia Alarcón
Photography by Whitney Arostegui

Super easy

Basic Michelada


For 1 Person(s)


  • 1 lime, halved
  • 1 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 cold lager of your choice
  • Ice

Basic Michelada Directions

  1. Rub the cut lime on the rim of a tall glass.
  2. Put the salt on a shallow plate and dip the glass in the salt to coat the rim.
  3. Add a few ice cubes and squeeze the rest of the lime into the glass.
  4. Pour in the beer and stir gently.
  5. Variations: To the salt, add ¼ t. ground chile piquín, Thai chili or cayenne pepper. To season the beer, add any of the following, or a combination, to taste: Maggi Seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, liquid chamoy or bottled hot sauce.

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