San Diego bartender Eric Gigers uses a simple salt solution to elevate the flavors of this 1:1:1 cocktail.
1 oz. blanco tequila
1 oz. dry vermouth
1 oz. Campari
4 drops concentrated saline solution (see below)
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon
Garnish: lemon twist
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir to chill. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube. Garnish.
Salt solution: Combine 4 oz. of room-temperature water with 1 oz. of kosher salt and stir to dissolve.
Eric Gigers, Noble Experiment, San Diego