Low Calorie Pickleback Martini

Low-Calorie Pickleback Martini

The duo of whiskey and pickle brine is well matched, with the latter helping to tame the burn that the whiskey can cause going down.

Category Alcohol, Beverage
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Jenna Gruttadauria


  • 2 ounces whiskey
  • 1 ounce sugar-free pickle brine
  • 3-5 drops of your favorite hot sauce
  • Tajin for rim see notes for link
  • Slice of pickle for garnish


  1. Combine whiskey, pickle brine, and hot sauce in a shaker with ice.

  2. Shake vigorously.
  3. Rub Tajin on the rim of the glass of your choice.
  4. Strain cocktail into glass (no ice).
  5. Garnish with a slice of pickle.

Recipe Notes

You can probably find Tajin spice mix in your grocery store, but if not, it's also available on Amazon.