Bitter Salty Perro

Bitter Salty Perro

[Photo: Heather Meldrom]

A riff on a Salty Dog, this cocktail is excellent with a 100% agave blanco tequila—or try a joven mezcal.

  • Yield:serves 4
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice from about 4 grapefruits
  • 1 cup blanco tequila or joven mezcal
  • 2 cups tonic water, chilled
  • Kosher salt
  • Angostura bitters

Directions

  1. 1.

    In a large pitcher, combine grapefruit juice and tequila or mezcal. Add tonic and fill pitcher with ice. Stir gently to combine.

  2. 2.

    Rim 4 glasses with kosher salt. Divide cocktail between glasses, adding 2 dashes of bitters to each glass. Serve immediately.