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Ode to The Michelada

The michelada is my favorite drink.

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Maybe you’re not familiar with it. Also known as “cerveza preparada,” it is a beer cocktail of sorts.

Imagine a spicy bloody Mary with lots of lime juice, but replace the vodka with beer. Recipes vary but that’s the beauty of it: there are several ways to get to the same essential beverage.

Here’s one I like.

Or you could let someone else do the heavy lifting. I have had some terrific micheladas at these spots:

Have you tried a michelada? What did you think?