Chef John's Sunset Michelada

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Chef John's Sunset Michelada
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 21, 2024

This recipe for Chef John's Sunset Michelada is a delicious twist on the classic beer cocktail. With a mix of spicy ingredients like hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce, paired with fresh lime juice and ice-cold beer, this drink is perfect for sipping on a hot summer evening. It's a refreshing and flavorful beverage that is sure to be a hit at any outdoor gathering or BBQ.


  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Tajin seasoning, for rimming the glass
  • Ice
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup Clamato juice
  • 12 ounces Mexican lager beer
  • Lime wedges and Tajin seasoning, for garnish


  1. Rim a glass with Tajin seasoning by running a lime wedge around the edge and dipping it into the seasoning.
  2. Fill the glass with ice.
  3. Add the hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, tomato juice, and Clamato juice to the glass.
  4. Squeeze the juice of a lime wedge into the glass.
  5. Top with the Mexican lager beer and stir gently to combine.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprinkle of Tajin seasoning.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • The Michelada is a popular Mexican beer cocktail that is often enjoyed as a refreshing drink on hot days.
  • The Tajin seasoning adds a tangy and spicy kick to the drink, enhancing the flavors of the hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce.
  • This recipe can easily be customized by adjusting the amount of hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce to suit your preferred spice level.