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Salty Dog Cocktail

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: apertif
Cuisine: american
Servings: 1 person


  • 40 ml of vodka
  • 100 ml fresh grapefruit juice
  • salt
  • ice cubes


  • Take an old fashioned glass and wet its edge with lemon. If you are pressing grapefruit for its juice, then use the grapefruit to wet the edge.
  • Spread some salt on a plate, and plate the wet glass edge on the salt so that it sticks. You may have to rotate the glass to create an even salt crust.
  • Shake the glass gently to remove any excess salt.
  • Pour the vodka and juice into a shaker, shake for 10 seconds.
  • Put some cubes in the old fashioned glass and strain in the cocktail.
  • Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and maybe a sprig of rosemary.