Yes, the Income Tax Cocktail is real.

According to Kelli Foster, who wrote about this cocktail recipe on The Kitchn, the bitters in the recipe are “a wink and a nod to the ‘bitterness’ of tax season.” Makes sense to us.

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You will need:

  • 1½ ounces gin
  • ¼ ounce dry vermouth
  • ¼ ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • Dash of Angostura bitters

Garnish your finished cocktail with an orange twist. Get the full recipe here.

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Take the sting out of Tax Day with the appropriately named Income Tax Cocktail Kelli Foster / The Kitchn
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