Cerveza preparada

Cerveza preparada (Spanish pronunciation: [seɾˈβesa pɾepaˈɾaða], 'prepared beer') is a Mexican drink of beer mixed with sauces, lemon, salt, hot sauce, or salsa.

Cerveza Preparada
Cocktail
TypeMixed drink
Base spirit
Served
  • With ice
Standard drinkware
Commonly used ingredients

The drink dates back to the 1940s, when it became popular in Mexico.[citation needed]

The basic recipe is Maggi sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, hot sauce and lemon mixed with beer in an ice-cold, salt-rimmed pint glass. The beer is added by pouring it from high above the glass so that the contents will mix properly.

VariationsEdit

Michelada
Cocktail
TypeMixed drink
Base spirit
Served
Standard garnishOptionally one or both of
Standard drinkware
Commonly used ingredients

ChamochelaEdit

A chamochela is a beer-based drink prepared with lemon, salt, chili powder and chamoy. It is served with ice and garnished with tamarind candy. It was popularized in the 2000s in Mexico.

Michalada con clamatoEdit

A Michelada con clamato is a cerveza preparada that is popular in Mexican restaurants both as a drink and as an appetizer if it is served with a garnish. It is made with tomato juice, Clamato, or V8 Vegetable Juice mixed with beer and seasoned with hot sauce (e.g., Tabasco, Tapatio, or Búfalo). It is served on the rocks in an ice-cold, salt-rimmed mug and garnished with crudités (carrot and celery sticks) or shrimp.

MicheladaEdit

A michelada is a Mexican drink made from beer mixed with spice, sauce and lime.

Negro y MarronEdit

The Negro y Marron is a mix of beer, ice, Clamato, lemon or lime juice and tequila. It is seasoned with hot sauce and served in a chilled beer mug rimmed with salt.