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Happy Hour: Income Tax Day Cocktail

Tick Tick Tick. Folks, that would be the clock counting down the minutes you have left to get your taxes done (you do know that taxes are due today, right?). For those of you that have successfully e-filed or mailed out your taxes, you can whip yourself up an Income Tax Day Cocktail and dream about how you're going to spend your refund. Or, alternatively, drown your sorrows and not think about how much you owed.

If you haven't finished up your taxes, I highly recommend waiting until they're out the door before partaking in a drink. Although, maybe it'll make signing those checks a lot easier...

To check out the Income Tax Day Cocktail,

Income Tax Day Cocktail
From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Photo by Anne Schamberg

2 ounces gin
1/4 ounce sweet vermouth
1/4 ounce dry vermouth
1 ounce orange juice
Aromatic bitters to taste
Orange slice or twist for garnish

In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake liquid ingredients. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange.

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mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
yummers
SU3 SU3 10 years
LOVE it! :drinks:
Entertainment Entertainment 10 years
I love it! In fact, I might just make one tonight. Stiff drink + vitamin C = perfect for tax day recovery.
ALSW ALSW 10 years
Is that the real name for the drink? Interesting. =] So glad that we're filed and DONE!
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
looks like a refreshing orange juice to me and now im gonna make some! *slurp*
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