Sweet, tart and salty is what a Grapefruit Salty Dog is all about! It’s refreshing and a great simple, summer cocktail with a fresh burst of citrus flavor.

Salty Dog made with grapefruit juice, vodka is served in a glass with a salted rim is refreshing and fun to drink!

This drink, right here, is my new FAV summer cocktail! Normally, I’m not a big “mixed drink” kind of girl but when I was introduced to a Salty Dog, I became an instant fan. I’ve always loved grapefruit juice so that was a plus but then when you add salt on the rim of the glass, well, I was all in.

Salty Dog made with grapefruit juice, vodka is served in a glass with a salted rim is refreshing and fun to drink!

This is a light and refreshing drink that’s perfect for sipping on during the hot summer months. When we’re at the coast, I like to enjoy a cocktail over ice and this one is perfect for that. I don’t want a drink that heavy on sugar, or has too many ingredients in it. I want to keep things simple so that I can spend more time enjoying the sand and surf.

Salty Dog made with grapefruit juice, vodka is served in a glass with a salted rim is refreshing and fun to drink!

A Salty Dog is really a Greyhound with salt added. I make mine with ruby red grapefruit juice and some fresh squeezed fruit to give it an extra tart flavor. Vodka is my liquor of choice but Gin is also a good choice if that’s what you prefer. 

Here’s what you need to make a Grapefruit Salty Dog

  • Ice
  • Grapefruit juice – fresh or bottled
  • Vodka or Gin
  • Salt – I use pink Himalayan
  • Lime and Grapefruit slices for garnish

So here’s to simple things that make summertime extra special…cheers!

Salty Dog made with grapefruit juice, vodka is served in a glass with a salted rim is refreshing and fun to drink!

Grapefruit Salty Dog

Prep Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounce Vodka
  • 5-6 ounces Pink grapefruit juice - fresh or bottled
  • sea salt - I use Pink Himalayan
  • lime slices
  • grapefruit slices

Instructions

  • Rub the rim of a glass with lime slices, then dip into sea salt. Fill glass with ice, pour in vodka then grapefruit juice. Stir and garnish with fruit slices

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Salty Dog made with grapefruit juice, vodka is served in a glass with a salted rim is refreshing and fun to drink!

Salty Dog made with grapefruit juice, vodka is served in a glass with a salted rim is refreshing and fun to drink!

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