A Salty Dog cocktail is essentially a Greyhound Cocktail with the addition of salt around the rim. Although simple, this cocktail is the perfect balance of vibrant, contrasting flavors, and it looks pretty cool too! Here’s how I like to make a Salty Dog cocktail.
Why This Cocktail Is Called A Salty Dog
A Salty Dog without salt is called a Greyhound, and this is where the name Salty Dog comes from. A Greyhound is a type of dog, and so when you add salt to a Greyhound Cocktail you get a Salty Dog.