Salt Solution is salt dissolved into water. It can be used to enhance savory flavors in cocktails, and to increase the perception of bitter, mineral, or sour flavors.
Salt is one of the five primary flavors (along with sweet, sour, bitter, and umami -- savoryness).
Some popular cocktails containing Salt Solution
- Lindsey's Lament — Bourbon, Becherovka, Maple syrup, Salt Solution, Orange peel
- Campari "Martini" — Campari, Salt Solution, Orange peel
- Dreaming of Oaxaca — Mezcal, Aromatized wine, Aperol, Grapefruit juice, Salt Solution, Grapefruit peel
- In times like these, bitter is better than nothing — Rye, Aromatized wine, Cynar, Bitters, Islay Scotch, Salt Solution, Lemon peel, Absinthe, Peychaud's Bitters
- My Fair Lady — Rye, Averna, Montenegro, Herbal liqueur, Simple syrup, Grapefruit juice, Lime juice, Salt Solution, Grapefruit peel