My drink texting (not drunk texting) with Chris Borden of Seattle got me onto beer cocktails. Here's the state of my research as of right now. I have many variations, and I certainly don't know what is the difference between a chelada and a michelada. And I also love to add some Clamato (tm)!

  • juice of 3/4 to 1 lime
  • many shakes of salt (ie, a large pinch)
  • two shakes of Old Bay (tm) seasoning
  • two dashes of very hot hot sauce
  • three dashes of Worchestershire sauce
  • one can or bottle of ice-cold Modelo (tm) or Pacifico (tm) or Corona (tm) or equivalent.

Mix everything but the beer (so that the salt dissolves) in a pint glass and then pour the beer in slowly. Enjoy! Serves one.


  1. Rim garnish: kosher salt, Old Bay Seasoning™, chili powder, oregano

  2. Uh, I think that's rocket science!

    No, seriously: Excellent choice.