Prep for the fiesta and serve guests a fun alternative to margaritas. This Cinco de Mayo, use your favorite Mexican style pilsner and prepare your chelada with fresh squeezed lime juice. You can even salt the rim of your glass for extra celebratory flair.

A Cinco chelada beer with lime.

cinco-chelada recipe

This Cinco de Mayo, transform your beer with margarita salt and lime juice to create a festive Cinco-Chelada beverage.


Yield: 1 serving
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  • margarita salt
  • 1 bottle Mexican style pilsner, we used Pacifico
  • 1 lime, halved
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Rose's lime juice
  • ice


  • Wet rim of glass with Rose's Lime Juice.
  • Dip in plate of margarita salt.
  • Fill glass with ice.
  • Squeeze fresh lime into glass and pour beer.
  • Garnish with lime wedge.


If you want to get fancy, garnish the glasses with lime wheels instead of wedges.
Calories: 173kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 0.1g, Saturated Fat: 0.02g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g, Sodium: 481mg, Potassium: 69mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g
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