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July 11, 2012 by Tails Magazine in Fun Stuff with 0 Comments

Mix it up this summer with these delicious pet-inspired cocktails!






The Salty Dog

Courtesy of: The Hip Hostess Blog

2 oz vodka
4 oz grapefruit juice
Coarse salt (for the rim of your glass)
Lemon (or lime) wedges for garnish

Dip the rim of a martini glass in lemon juice, and then dip into salt. In a martini shaker mix together vodka, grapefruit juice, and ice. Pour into salted-rim glass, and garnish with a wedge of fresh lemon or lime.


The Black Cat

Courtesy of: In the Spirit

1 oz vodka
1 oz cherry brandy
2 oz coke
2 oz cranberry juice
Cherry for garnish

Pour ingredients into a highball glass full of ice, and garnish with a cherry.


Snake in the Grass

Courtesy of: My Best Cocktails

1 oz gin
1 oz dry vermouth
1 oz orange liqueur
1 oz lemon juice
Maraschino cherry for garnish

Mix together first 4 ingredients in martini shaker filled with ice. Pour into a cocktail glass, and add a Maraschino cherry for garnish.


The Dogtail

Courtesy of: The New York Palace Hotel

1½ oz vodka
1 oz pomegranate juice
½ oz raspberry tea syrup
½ oz lemon juice

Mix together all ingredients and serve on the rocks.


Have another favorite pet-inspired cocktail recipe? Share it in the comments!


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