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
- Black Bowtie Gimlet — Gin, Bitters, Salt Solution, Lime juice, Simple syrup, Squid ink
- Kombu Holler — Corn Whiskey, Bitters, Lime peel, Lime juice, Kombu syrup, Saline
- Trial By Fire — Tequila, Bitters, Pineapple juice, Lemon juice, Simple syrup, Salt Solution
- Lazo — Rum, Grapefruit juice, Honey syrup, Espresso, Salt Solution, Grapefruit peel
- It Wants What It Wants — Blended Scotch, Campari, Triple sec, Dry vermouth, Islay Scotch, Orange bitters, Peychaud's Bitters, Salt Solution