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
- Kombu Holler — Corn Whiskey, Bitters, Lime peel, Lime juice, Kombu syrup, Saline
- Plaza Vieja — Braulio, Mezcal, Brandy, Bénédictine, Bitters, Salt Solution, Orange peel
- 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