This cocktail is a lighter take on the Salty Dog, the time-honored mix of vodka and grapefruit juice in a salt-rimmed glass. It's made with two kinds of aperitif (drinks with bitter flavors designed to spark the appetite): quinine-infused Bonal and citrusy, bittersweet Cocchi Americano. Slideshow: More Cocktails for the Rocks Glass

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  • 1 grapefruit wedge

  • Kosher salt

  • 1 1/2 ounces Bonal Gentiane-Quina

  • 1 1/2 ounces Cocchi Americano

  • 2 ounces fresh white grapefruit juice

  • Cracked Ice


  1. Moisten the outer rim of a chilled double rocks glass with the grapefruit wedge and coat lightly with salt. Add the Bonal, Cocchi Americano and grapefruit juice, then fill the glass with cracked ice and stir well.

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