A nice change from the usual sugary-sweet summer cocktails, you can drink these all night long. And best of all, if booze is off-limits, just swap in a non-alc brew and join the party.
Michelada (a.k.a. Bloody Beer)
Lime wedges, for garnish
Celery salt or plain salt, for garnish
16oz can tomato juice
2limes, juiced (about 1/3 cup juice)
1/4teaspoon celery salt
1teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 -1/2teaspoons Tabasco or preferred hot sauce
212oz bottles or cans of beer (Modelo is ideal)
Several handfuls of ice cubes
Prepare the glasses: rub the rims of four tall glasses with the lime wedges then coat the rims with either celery or plain salt.
In a bowl or measuring cup, combine the tomato juice, lime juice, celery salt, Worcestershire and Tabasco (or desired hot sauce) and mix well. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Add a handful of ice to each of the prepared glasses, then divide the tomato juice mixture between them (each should have approximately 4 tbsp/60ml of juice). Top up the glasses with half a bottle of beer each, then garnish with a lime wedge.