How To Make An Income Tax Cocktail
If you are stressing about your taxes, learn how to make an Income Tax cocktail. This drink comes in handy when you are trying to survive the stress of preparing your taxes. The Income Tax cocktail is perfect for any tax-related issue. If you owe a lot of money this year, the Income Tax cocktail can help you to numb the pain. If you're getting an unexpected refund, make an Income Tax cocktail to celebrate. If you are drowning in paperwork, relax with one of these and worry about all the receipts and calculations tomorrow. This Income Tax cocktail is similar to a martini, but it also features a generous dash of bitters, which is the ingredient that gives this drink its name. Paying income taxes leaves most people feeling somewhat bitter, so the name fits well. It uses ingredients you probably already have on hand, so it won't break the bank, which is a big consideration if you owe money this year. On April 15, make an Income Tax cocktail for everyone to celebrate getting through tax season.
To make an Income Tax cocktail, you will need:
- A cocktail glass
- A cocktail shaker
- 1 1/2 oz. gin
- 3/4 oz. orange juice
- 3/4 oz. sweet vermouth
- 3/4 oz. dry vermouth
- A dash of bitters
- Prepare the cocktail shaker. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, orange juice, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth and a generous dash of bitters. Adjust the amount of bitters to suit your taste.
- Shake and serve. Shake the mixture for about thirty seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and serve immediately. You can garnish this drink with an orange slice on the rim of the glass if desired.