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salty dog

Salty Dog

  • Author: Beth Djalali


  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces freshly squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Zest of 1 ruby red grapefruit
  • ¼ cup salt
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit wedge or lime wheel for garnish


  1. In a shallow plate combine the salt and ruby red grapefruit zest. Using the lime wedge, rub it around the rim of a rock’s glass. Immediately dip the moistened rim into the salt mixture. Set aside.
  2. In a stainless steel cocktail shaker filled with ice combine the vodka and ruby red grapefruit juice. Shake until the shaker becomes cold and frosty.
  3. Fill the prepared rocks glass with ice and pour the vodka mixture into the glass. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge or lime wheel. Serve immediately.