Chilton Cocktail Recipe

The Lubbock, Texas-born Chilton cocktail is a tart, refreshing summer drink for folks who don't enjoy sweet drinks. Adjust lemon and sparkling water to taste. 


– 1 tablespoon coarse salt, or as needed – 1 lemon wedge – 1 1/2 fluid ounces freshly-squeezed lemon juice – 1 1/2 fluid ounces vodka – 4 fluid ounces sparkling mineral water (such as Topo Chico®), or as needed



Sprinkle salt on a dish. Moisten highball glass rim with lemon wedge. Coat the wet rim in salt. Pour ice into the glass. 

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Pour vodka and lemon juice over ice and stir. Serve with lemon wedge and bubbly water. 

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