La Michelada - A Mexican Classic Beer Cocktail

Spring and summer are just around the corner, so spice up your beer and get ready to enjoy one of Mexico's most popular and refreshing cocktails: the Michelada.


The Michelada is a Mexican classic beer cocktail that you'll find hard to resist. But what exactly is a Michelada, you might be wondering if you've never visited Mexico before.



A Michelada is sometimes compared to a Bloody Mary, but instead of vodka a Michelada comes with beer; not just any beer, but rather a light Mexican beer. They each receive their red tints thanks to their pairing with tomato juice or Clamato juice, the commercial drink made of reconstituted tomato juice concentrate and sugar.


It starts out with a chili powdered and/or salted rimmed glass,