Salty dog (cocktail)

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Salty dog
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Primary alcohol by volume
ServedStraight up; without ice
Standard garnishSalted glass
Standard drinkware
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Highball glass
Commonly used ingredients
PreparationShake gin and grapefruit juice in cocktail shaker. Strain into a salt-rimmed highball glass.

A salty dog is a cocktail of gin, or vodka, and grapefruit juice, served in a highball glass with a salted rim. The salt is the only difference between a salty dog and a greyhound. Vodka may be used as a substitute for gin; nevertheless, it is historically a gin drink.

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