Salty Dog Cocktail Recipe

This salty dog cocktail recipe is made up of only two ingredients. It uses gin as the spirit and fresh grapefruit juice as the mix.

This cocktail is almost identical to a greyhound cocktail but the Salty dog has a salt rim. It is believed that the Salty dog with invented in the 1920s.

The drink was made famous by being a favourite drink on the Larry Sanders Show in the 90’s.

Salty Dog Cocktail Recipe

Salty Dog Cocktail Ingredients


  • Highball Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer

Making the Salty Dog Cocktail

Glass Salt Rim
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Notes & Tips

- The Gin can be substituted for vodka and is often the spirit used in bars.
- You can add ice to the Salty dog cocktail if you wish but it is traditionally not served with ice.
- Fresh grapefruit juice is best.

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Image Source(s)
  • Highball glass by Jeff Portaro.
  • Cocktail Shaker by habione 404.
  • Strainer by Julie E.