The 866

Bright, sharp, and well-travelled.

Data

  • Served in rocks
  • 21% ABV
  • Garnish with Dill

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Ingredients

Grapefruit juice 3.0cl 1.0oz
Campari 3.0cl 1.0oz
Aquavit 3.0cl 1.0oz
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Directions

  1. Fill a mixing glass halfway with ice. Rim an old-fashioned or rocks glass with salt, then fill it with ice.
  2. Combine the aquavit, grapefruit juice and Campari. Stir vigorously, then strain into the salt-rimmed glass.
  3. Garnish with the dill, if desired.

Information

This drink comes from the blog Table Matters, which writes:

This is a variation on the Salty Dog and the Greyhound created at Ruby, a cutting-edge cocktail bar in Copenhagen. The name, in fact, refers to a Danish long-distance bus called the Graahundbus, or “Greyhound bus.” The original calls for a dill-based aquavit from a local micro-distiller rather than the usual caraway-based aquavits you find in the United States. However, widely available brands such as Linie, Aalborg or Krogstad work well.

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