Classic Michelada Recipe

Want to serve dad a special cocktail he’ll absolutely love for Father’s Day? Keep it simple and classic with a flavorful beer cocktail that will quench his thirst: the Michelada. This delicious drink is perfect for summer evenings and this four step recipe is only too easy.


A Michelada is beer lightened up, brightened up, and perfectly spiced with great kick. For Father’s Day dinner, serve this drink with a juicy burger, oven fries, and a healthy serving of his favorite dessert out on the terrace. You’ll have one happy dad on your hands!

serves: 2 cocktails

prep time: 10 minutes

total time: 10 minutes


  • 2 limes
  • salt (to garnish the glass rim)
  • 24 ounces beer (2 bottles)
  • 4 ounces tomato juice
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper hot sauce

Michelada Recipe - Ingredients


Step 1: Juice both of the limes.

Step 2: Using a bit of the lime juice, rub the rims of two glasses and dip them in the salt so that the salt sticks to the rim and provides a nice crust all the way around the rim of the glass.

Step 3: Pour 12 ounces of beer (1 bottle) into each glass.

Step 4: To each glass, add 2 ounces of tomato juice, a dash of red pepper sauce, and the half the lime juice. Stir well. Add several ice cubes and serve!

Michelada Recipe - Step 4

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