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salty dog

a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

This flavorful Salty Dog Cocktail is an easy blend of grapefruit juice, vodka and salt. The end result is a memorable cocktail that can be made in less than a minute and is perfect for brunch, holiday parties, neighborhood soirees and bridal showers.

serves 1
prep time 2 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For salty dog

  • coarse salt
  • grapefruit wedges for rimming glasses and garnish (see notes)
  • ice cubes
  • 6 ounces grapefruit juice (per glass)
  • 2 ounces vodka (per glass)

How To Make salty dog

  • 1
    Pour coarsely ground salt onto shallow plate. Rim outside of glass well with the juice from a slice of grapefruit. Now dredge the rim of glass into the salt. Add ice and pour 3 parts grapefruit juice to 1 part vodka. Stir with a cocktail stirrer and serve promptly.