1 quart chilled tomato juice, such as Knudsen
1 1/2 cups blanco tequila
3/4 to 1 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Tapatio, or more to taste
4 teaspoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle in adobo
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup fresh orange juice
2 chilled 12-ounce cans or bottles pilsner or Mexican pale lager
Optional garnishes: Cilantro, skewered cocktail onions, pickled carrots, radishes, tomatillos, lemon wedges, orange wedges, additional hot sauce, and beer


1.Combine main ingredients and chill: At least 2 and up to 24 hours in advance, combine tomato juice, blanco tequila, hot sauce, adobo sauce, and soy sauce in a 2 1/2-quart pitcher. Stir, seal well, and chill.
2.Add citrus ingredients and chill: Up to 1 hour before serving, prepare and add orange zest, lemon juice, and orange juice to the pitcher. Stir mixture well and keep refrigerated until ready to use.
3.Make drinks and serve: To serve, fill pint glasses to the top with ice. Carefully pour in 1/4 cup beer, then top with Bloody Maria mix. Garnish as desired, and serve with additional hot sauce and beer to top off.

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