An Excuse to Drink: It IS NOT Tax Day.

First the good news. Because Emancipation Day is being observed today in DC, tax day is being pushed back to Monday April 18th.

But the bad news is that you still have to file the taxes. So here are some drinks to enjoy while you work on those taxes:

Income Tax Cocktail

recipe adapted from Trader Vic’s Bartender’s Guide 1947

  • 1 oz London Dry Gin
  • 1/4 oz Dry Vermouth
  • 1/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • Juice of 1/4 orange

Glass: Cocktail

Garnish: None

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

 

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