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

  • Ma Cherie — Fino sherry, Herbal liqueur, Falernum, Lime juice, Pineapple Gum Syrup, Salt Solution, Celery stalk, Cucumber
  • Black Bowtie Gimlet — Gin, Bitters, Lime juice, Simple syrup, Squid ink, Salt Solution
  • Double-Barreled — Bourbon, Aperol, Campari, Crème de Banane, Lemon juice, Pineapple Gum Syrup, Salt Solution
  • Pantone — Bourbon, Triple sec, Kummel, Lemon juice, Beet juice, Ginger syrup, Salt Solution
  • Kombu Holler — Corn Whiskey, Bitters, Kombu syrup, Lime juice, Salt Solution, Lime peel
  • Navy Strength Old Fashioned — Navy strength rum, Navy strength gin, Bitters, Rich demerara syrup 2:1, Salt Solution, Orange peel
  • Lazo — Rum, Grapefruit juice, Honey syrup, Espresso, Salt Solution, Grapefruit peel
  • My Fair Lady — Rye, Amaro Montenegro, Averna, Herbal liqueur, Grapefruit juice, Simple syrup, Lime juice, Salt Solution, Grapefruit peel
  • Forest Murmurs — Blanco tequila, Mezcal, Herbal liqueur, Elderflower liqueur, Blue Curaçao, Eau de vie of Douglas Fir, Lemon juice, Agave syrup, Salt Solution, Rosemary
  • Song of Solomon — Rye, Cynar, Dry vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur, Celery bitters, Salt Solution