Beer Margaritas

This recipe brings together two backyard favorites -- beer and tequila -- for a satisfying, refreshing mixed drink. Also try: Pollo con Queso Tortas

  • Servings: 4
Beer Margaritas

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, March 2010


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 5 lime wedges
  • Coarse salt
  • 2 cups ice
  • 3/4 cup silver tequila, chilled
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle Mexican beer


  1. Place sugar and 1/2 cup water in a medium saucepan. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Stir in lime juice and transfer to refrigerator until chilled.

  2. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of each of 4 rocks glasses. Fill a saucer with salt, and dip rim of each glass into salt to coat. Fill each glass with 1/2 cup ice; set aside.

  3. Stir tequila into lime mixture and divide evenly among prepared glasses. Top with beer, stir, and garnish each with a lime wedge. Serve immediately.


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