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Dirty Dog Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Dirty Dog, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Cognac, Vodka, Ice, Orange Juice, or Cranberry Juice, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Dirty Dog Cocktail Description

The Dirty Dog falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Mason jar, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Discover the allure of Dirty Dog, a blend that harmoniously combines 5 ingredients including Cognac, Vodka, Ice, Orange juice, Cranberry juice. It’s a cocktail that embodies both complexity and balance, inviting connoisseurs and novices alike to explore its depths. Similar cocktails, such as Sailor’s Delight, Pink Passion, Crantini, await your discovery.

Dirty Dog Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Dirty Dog, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 oz Cognac (Hennessy)
  • 1 1/2 oz Vodka
  • 5 crushed Ice
  • 5 oz chilled Orange juice
  • 1 oz chilled Cranberry juice
  • 30 ml Cognac (Hennessy)
  • 1.63 dl Vodka
  • 5 crushed Ice
  • 1.48 dl chilled Orange juice
  • 30 ml chilled Cranberry juice

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Dirty Dog Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Dirty Dog cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 1 oz Cognac (Hennessy), 1 1/2 oz Vodka, 5 crushed Ice, 5 oz chilled Orange juice, 1 oz chilled Cranberry juice. Once blended to perfection, pour into the mason jar and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Dirty Dog Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
500.0 0.0 125.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Dirty Dog are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Dirty Dog Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Cognac, Vodka, Ice, Orange Juice, and Cranberry Juice.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Dirty Dog.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Dirty Dog cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Cognac 187 times 1.14%
Vodka 3051 times 18.66%
Ice 1085 times 6.64%
Orange Juice 2098 times 12.83%
Cranberry Juice 1091 times 6.67%

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Dirty Dog FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Dirty Dog Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Dirty Dog.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Dirty Dog?
  • A: The ingredients include Cognac, Vodka, Ice, Orange Juice, and Cranberry Juice, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Dirty Dog cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Mason jar is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 75 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 0.46% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Dirty Dog cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Dirty Dog is the perfect addition to any occasion.

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