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Salty Dog – A Beautiful Mess


If you like simple cocktails, you should try the Salty Dog cocktail. Mix gin or vodka with grapefruit juice and serve in an ice-filled glass with a salted rim. This classic cocktail is a variation of the Saluki and salt is the ingredient that gives this recipe its unique character.

I saw a “cool girl” order this drink once, so it will remain a great drink for me forever. This is an excellent drink to serve at parties and also makes a great cocktail.

Related: Tequila Sunrise, Screwdriver Drink, Paloma Cocktail, Rum Runner, Cuba Libre.

ingredients

  • Gin or vodka -Choose the spirit of quality. The flavor will only come with two ingredients, so choose a great spirit.
  • grapefruit juice – Freshly squeezed for best flavour.
  • Coarse salt -For a salted edge. I use This is margarita salt.
  • Grapefruit wedge – As an ornament.

My recipe shows a Old style double glazing. a Highball glass It’s also a great option for serving.

directions

Use water, lemon juice, or honey to wet the outer rim of the glass. Dip in coarse salt, creating a salt rim. Make sure there is no salt inside the rim.

Load the cup with ice. Pour in vodka, then grapefruit juice. Stir to mix.

Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

How to make a jug

Turn this recipe into a pitcher drink by combining 6 cups grapefruit juice with 1 1/4 cups vodka or gin. If you want to add ice to your pitcher, do so just before serving. Be sure to encourage salted glasses when serving.

Tips for making

  • To add citrus, add some grapefruit zest to the salt before making the salt-rimmed glass.
  • Omit the salted edge to make a Greyhound Cocktail.
  • Other garnishing ideas: grapefruit zest, fresh herbs, and maraschino cherries.

Differences

  • Sparkling salty dog – Add your drink to soda for a fizzy finish.
  • Salty rosemary dog – Use a little rosemary simple syrup and some rosemary salt for rim.
  • Types of grapefruit -There are many types of grapefruit available that create completely different flavors and flavors to your drink. I used red grapefruit here. Try pink, white, pomelo, or mellow grapefruit.

Submission suggestions

Recipes that pair well with the classic Salty Dog cocktail.

Frequently asked questions

What’s in a Salty Dog cocktail?

The Salty Dog cocktail is vodka or gin mixed with grapefruit juice and served with a salty rim.

Do I need a cocktail shaker?

You don’t need a cocktail shaker for this easy recipe.

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directions

  • Use water, lemon juice, or honey to wet the outer rim of the glass. Dip in coarse salt, creating a salt rim. Make sure there is no salt inside the rim.

  • Load the cup with ice. Pour in vodka, then grapefruit juice. Stir to mix.

  • Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

Notes

  • To add citrus, add some grapefruit zest to the salt before making the salt-rimmed glass.
  • Omit the salted edge to make a Greyhound Cocktail.
  • Other garnishing ideas: grapefruit zest, fresh herbs, and maraschino cherries.

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Nutritional facts

Salty dog

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*Percent Daily Values ​​are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Note: Nutrition is automatically calculated using Spoonacular, for your convenience. Where appropriate, we recommend using your own nutrition calculations.



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