The salty dog cocktail is a refreshing warm-weather drink that's bright and citrusy. It's a surprisingly delicious combination of gin or vodka, grapefruit juice, and salt.

With just 3 ingredients, it's easy to make and it's ready in just 5 minutes!


 - Salt - Gin or vodka - Grapefruit juice - Grapefruit wedge and fresh thyme


Wet the rim of a glass by running a cut piece of grapefruit (or another citrus) along the rim then dip the wet rim into salt. Fill the glass with ice.

Pour the gin or vodka into the glass then top with grapefruit juice. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and some fresh herbs – we especially like using thyme.

FAQS What's the difference between a salty dog and a greyhound cocktail? The only difference between a salty dog and a greyhound cocktail is the salted rim.

What is better, gin or vodka? There is no right or wrong answer here. Both work great so use whatever you prefer or what you have on hand.

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