Salt, when used in moderation, makes everything more delicious, including your cocktails. When adding salt in any form to a drink, the intention is not to make the drink salty. Salt is simply there to amplify the flavors of the cocktail.
Our Lava Martini is an edgier, darker take on a traditional martini. Full-flavored, visually stunning and absolutely delicious this cocktail is sure to set your next dinner party apart.
- 1.5oz Light Botanical Gin
- 2/3 oz Rosé Vermouth
- 5 drops Saltverk Lava Salt saline solution
- 2 drops Angostura bitters
- Additional Saltverk Lava Salt (for glass garnish)
- Maraschino cherry (for garnish)
- 3 1/2 tsp. Saltverk Lava Salt
- 1/3 cup water
First, make a 20% saline solution by dissolving the salt in the water, stirring until dissolved. Put solution in a dropper bottle for ease of use.
For the martini, first wet the side of a well-chilled martini glass and dip into a dish of Lava Salt. Then, add all the above martini ingredients into a cocktail mixing glass. Add ice to mixing glass until filled. Stir until well chilled and pour into the prepped martini glass. Garnish with a quality maraschino cherry. Skál!
Serves: 1Shop Lava Salt