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Ginger Salty Dog Recipe

New Favorite Brunch Cocktail: The Gingery Salty Dog

Next time you're hosting brunch, instead of serving mimosas or bloody Marys, try this cocktail that fulfills everything you hope for in a beverage to take the edge off. The grapefruit is fresh and acidic; the ginger simple syrup adds a touch of sweetness and heat; the salt rim satisfies a hankering for something savory. So go ahead — pull out that citrus juicer and drink this ginger-spiked Salty Dog until the dog days of Summer are over.

Keep reading for the recipe.

Gingery Salty Dog

From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food

Notes

For an even stronger ginger flavor, juice a 1-inch piece of ginger and add it to the cocktail (or add a splash of ginger juice).

Ginger Salty Dog Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1 grapefruit, freshly squeezed, rind reserved
    Coarse salt, to rim the glass
    3 ounces vodka
    1 1/2 ounces ginger simple syrup

Directions

  1. Run the grapefruit rind along the rim of the glasses, then dip the rim of each glass into a saucer filled with salt.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, grapefruit juice, ginger simple syrup, and ice. Shake until cold, then strain into two ice-filled glasses.
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Anna Monette Roberts
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