Spicy Beer on the Rocks

Michelada Cubana
Recipe from Season 3, Mexico —One Plate at a Time
Servings: 1


  • A lime and a small plateful of coarse (Kosher) salt
  • 1/4cup fresh lime juice
  • About 1/8teaspoon Maggi Sauce (Jugo Maggi)
  • About 1/2teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (or Mexican salsa inglesa), or to taste
  • About 1/2teaspoon hot sauce (such as Tabasco Pepper Sauce, Tamazula or Valentina), or to taste
  • 112-ounce beer (such as Bohemia for lighter beer lovers, Dos Equis or Negra Modelo for darker beer lovers)


Cut the lime in half. Rub one half over the rim of a large
(16-ounce) beer mug to moisten it. Invert the mug and dip lightly in
the salt.

Fill the mug half full with ice, then add the lime juice, Maggi
Sauce, Worcestershire and hot sauce. Fill the mug with beer, stir just
enough to combine everything, then enjoy.

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