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Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Stick

This easy Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Stick is just like an authentic michelada you’ll get at Mexican restaurants. Includes Clamato, lime juice, beer, vodka, horseradish and celery salt.

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Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Sticks - platingpixels.comWhat is a michelada?

Micheladas have always been a favorite of mine. We often get them at our favorite Mexican restaurant, as well as enjoy them at home. Recently I shared a recipe for how to make a simple homemade michelada, but this Bloody Mary Michelada takes it to a whole new level. A michelada generally consists of a tomato drink, beer, lime and spices.

Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Sticks - platingpixels.comClamato Tomato Cocktail is the most common to mix with beer, and creates the best flavor for a michelada. It’s an authentic tomato cocktail that spices up all your parties and get-togethers. Enjoy it on its own or mixed with other ingredients to make unique cocktails. It can even be used in marinades or sauces.

While basic micheladas are tasty on their own, you’ll be amazed by this Bloody Mary Michelada with bacon swizzle stick garnish. First, rim the edge of a glass with chili salt seasoning. Start with a Clamato, vodka and lime juice base over ice. Mix in remaining ingredients and beer, then garnish with celery and a bacon swizzle stick.

Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Sticks - platingpixels.com

What are bacon swizzle sticks?

This lovely culinary creation is simply twisted bacon cooked to form a chewy, crispy stick to garnish your homemade Bloody Mary Michelada. With Clamato and just a few ingredients, including bacon of course, you’ll have a unique michelada recipe for your next soccer gathering or party.

Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Sticks - platingpixels.com
Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Stick

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Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Stick

Authentic Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Stick garnish. Made with Clamato, lime juice, and vodka, with the addition of vodka, horseradish and celery salt.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon swizzle stick, beer cocktail, bloody mary, clamato, michela
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Calories 396kcal
Servings 1 cocktail
Author: Matt Ivan
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  • 1 slice bacon
  • Chili lime garnishing salt
  • 4 ounces Clamato
  • 1.5 ounces vodka
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • ¼ teaspoon horseradish
  • teaspoon celery salt
  • 6 ounces Mexican beer
  • 1 stalk celery


  • Lay a sheet of paper towel on microwave safe plate. Grab each end of bacon and twist multiple times until tight. Holding edges of bacon, place in center of towel diagonally, fold in edges of paper, then roll tightly to seal. Microwave 1 minute 30 seconds or until cooked and crisp. Can cook multiple pieces at a time, just add about 1 minute of extra per piece. Unroll from towel and set aside.
  • Rub rim of a large glass with lime juice. Create a thin layer of garnishing salt on a small place and press glass upside down to salt rim.
  • Add Clamato, vodka, lime juice, horseradish and celery salt. Stir until well combined. Gently pour in beer, garnish with celery and cooked bacon swizzle stick. Repeat as necessary for additional drinks.
Nutrition Facts
Bloody Mary Michelada with Bacon Swizzle Stick
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 396 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 1774mg77%
Potassium 147mg4%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 180IU4%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. Great recipe, thanks for sharing. I’ll have to try this one out when I get the chance. I’ve been so swamped these days that I’ve only been able to order mine online.

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