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Cocktail glass with salty dog cocktail garnished with pink sea salt and beef jerkey
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Salty Dog Cocktail With Saddle Leather

This cocktail has been on the menu of Denver's Famous Fort Restaurant since 1963. The "saddle leather" is a stick of buffalo or beef jerky garnishing each glass.
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 170kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups Grapefruit juice
  • 6 ounces gin or vodka
  • 1 tablespoon pink sea salt or regular salt
  • 4 sticks buffalo or beef jerky for garnish. It must be pliable.

Instructions

  • Dampen each glass rim and press the rims in salt. Pour all ingredients over ice cubes in 4 highball glasses. Stir well. Garnish with jerky and serve.

Notes

Carbonated Grapefruit Juice makes this a special treat.

Nutrition

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1768mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg