Income Tax Cocktail: “Ease his pain….”
Like many, I LOATHE this time of year when i sit down to figure my taxes. When I was younger and had no wife and kids, filling out the 1040EZ was quick simple and I knew I would have a few huundred headed my way so I could go out and blow it on a bonge at the bar. Nowadays, I curse every moment of the process wishing I could squeeze a pint of blood from the IRS for every dollar paid.
But there is some hope for those like me. A cocktail to help wash down and ease the gloom, despair and agony of the day: The Income Tax Cocktail.
Similar to the Bronx cocktail, the Income Tax Cocktail has added Angostura Bitters (appropriate the the bitterness of the tax experience) and is a great libation to help relax and realize that life goes better with a drink.
Income Tax Cocktail
- 2 oz London Dry Gin
- 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth
- 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 1 oz fresh orange juice
- 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters