The traditional Michelada (It's NOT a beer cocktail; it's a Michelada!). Make it with your favorite light lager. We’re partial to Natural Villain, a garage-style lager brewed in collaboration with Twin Peaks, a mash-up of the Chicago band’s favorite Mexican lagers. —INGRAIN, Fall/Winter 2019
RECIPE / Miguel Miramontes
Makes 8 servings
4 cups Clamato juice
3 12-ounce bottles light-bodied lager (Natural Villain) (chilled)
½ cup fresh lime juice
1½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon hot sauce (Cholula)
1 teaspoon Maggi Seasoning
2 tablespoons kosher salt
½ teaspoon chili powder
To serve: lime wedges
4 cups Clamato juice (chilled) + 3 12-ounce bottles of Goose Island Natural Villain or another light-bodied lager (chilled) + ½ cup fresh lime juice + 1½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce + 1 teaspoon hot sauce (Cholula) + 1 teaspoon Maggi Seasoning together in a large pitcher.
2 tablespoons kosher salt + ½ teaspoon chili powder together on a small plate. Rub rims of 8 pint glasses with a lime wedge and dip in salt mixture.
Pint glasses with ice, add Michelada mixture, and garnish with lime wedges. Serve immediately.
Curious about the history of the Michelada? Check out Te Amo, Micheladas.