The Chicago Dog Martini Is the Beer Cocktail You Didn't Know You Needed

Published On 07/19/2016 Published On 07/19/2016

Chicago Dog


  • 1.5 oz gin
  • 1 oz vodka
  • .5 oz beer/celery salt reduction:
  • 6 oz sugar
  • 12 oz golden beer (ale, lager, pilsner, kolsch)
  • 6 tbsp celery salt
  • 2 tbsp celery seed
  • mini Chicago-style Hot Dog, for garnish:
  • Cocktail weenie
  • 1 cherry tomato, wedged
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped white onion
  • ½ tsp sweet relish
  • Dill pickle, thinly sliced
  • Yellow mustard, for topping


  • Pour 12 ounces of golden beer into a saucepan, and reduce over low heat for an hour.
  • Remove from heat and add six ounces of sugar, six tablespoons of celery salt, and two tablespoons of celery seed. Let cool, then strain.
  • Pour all ingredients except garnish into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a mini Chicago-style hot dog.