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Hair of the Dog


Hair of the Dog Cocktail Recipe- Hangover Cure from Bulldog Gin

Hair of the Dog Cocktail

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The old saying "hair of the dog that bit you" is a common theory for curing a hangover. Most people choose a Bloody Mary, but the thick, red drink can be rather upsetting to look at, much less drink when you're in the midst of a hellacious hangover. The Hair of the Dog cocktail is a great alternative that serves the same purpose: a little bit of alcohol, sour citrus and the hot digestive aid to calm the stomach. Unless you have a Bloody Mary mix on hand, Hair of the Dog is easier to mix, an attribute you'll appreciate when your head is splitting and stomach is churning.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail


  • 6 ounces Bulldog Gin
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2-3 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • slice of chili pepper


  1. Pour the Bulldog Gin and Tabasco into an ice-filled cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake generously.
  3. Strain into a chilled rocks glass.
  4. Garnish with a chili pepper.

Remember to wash your hands well with soap (especially before touching your eyes) if you handle the chili pepper.

Recipe Courtesy: Bulldog Gin

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