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Salt, when used in moderation, makes everything more delicious, including your cocktails. When adding salt in any form to a drink, the intention is not to make the drink salty. Salt is simply there to amplify the flavors of the cocktail. 

Our Lava Martini is an edgier, darker take on a traditional martini. Full-flavored, visually stunning and absolutely delicious this cocktail is sure to set your next dinner party apart.


  • 1.5oz Light Botanical Gin
  • 2/3 oz Rosé Vermouth
  • 5 drops Saltverk Lava Salt saline solution
  • 2 drops Angostura bitters
  • Additional Saltverk Lava Salt (for glass garnish)
  • Maraschino cherry (for garnish)


  • 3 1/2 tsp. Saltverk Lava Salt
  • 1/3 cup water

First, make a 20% saline solution by dissolving the salt in the water, stirring until dissolved.  Put solution in a dropper bottle for ease of use.

For the martini, first wet the side of a well-chilled martini glass and dip into a dish of Lava Salt.  Then, add all the above martini ingredients into a cocktail mixing glass.  Add ice to mixing glass until filled.  Stir until well chilled and pour into the prepped martini glass.  Garnish with a quality maraschino cherry.  Skál!

Serves: 1

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