Cocktail for Tax Night: The Tax Relief

Taxes are due tomorrow! Are you staying up late tonight with your W-2 and spreadsheets? Last year we suggested a fantastic sandwich for your late night sustenance. This year we're going one better and giving you a cocktail to help you finish (or celebrate) your tax return. This drink was actually created by Todd Brinkman, a sommelier at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. He helps develop the cocktails at the resort, and he came up with this cocktail for Tax Night.

We might not sip this while actually doing our taxes, but it seems very appropriate for celebration!

Tax Relief

makes one cocktail

1.5 ounce Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon
1.5 ounce cranberry juice
0.5 ounce fresh lime juice
0.5 ounce simple syrup
1 cup crushed ice

Add Knob Creek, cranberry juice, lime juice, sugar, and crushed ice in blender.

Blend on slow speed for 15-30 seconds, or until mixture appears frozen, and pour into 12 ounce glass.

Garnish with lemon.

Are you eating or drinking anything special on Tax Night?

Related: Tax Night Supper: The Spanglish Sandwich with Avocado

(Image: Todd Brinkman/Ritz-Carlton)

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