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Cocktails and Mocktails to Celebrate the End of Tax Season

Cocktails and Mocktails to Celebrate the End of Tax Season

Cocktails and Mocktails to Celebrate the End of Tax Season

Cheers to the unofficial end of tax season! Even though tax season was extended this year we still want to give you the tools to celebrate the end of another tax season. 2020 was a rollercoaster of a year and there is no better way to officially say goodbye than filing your taxes and pouring yourself a satisfying cocktail or mocktail. The weather is finally beginning to warm up so it’s the perfect time to mix up a beverage, head outdoors, and take a well-deserved break. There are a variety of beverage recipes for any time of day that you can enjoy with friends and family to make the year ahead seem a little brighter. 

Orange-Spiced Coffee (full recipe here):

This is a cocktail that works for any time of day! A boozy, cirtusy take on your favorite caffeinated beverage with a creamy finish from the half-and-half. 

  • ⅓ cup ground coffee
  • 2 orange slices 
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
  • Cold water
  • ½ cup half-and-half or light cream
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur (optional)
  • Orange slices (optional)

Ginger-Orange Mocktails (full recipe here):

If you are still continuing Dry January or are looking for a quality beverage the whole family can enjoy, this ginger-orange mocktail is the perfect addition. It provides a burst of citrus, fruity flavor with a spicy kick from the ginger beer. 

  • 5 cups freshly squeezed orange juice, plus orange slices for serving
  • 3 cups pineapple juice, chilled
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange bitters, such as Angostura
  • 3 (12-oz.) bottles ginger beer, chilled

Raspberry Lemon & Lime Ginger Beer Cocktail (full recipe here):

If you are looking for a cocktail with a kick, this raspberry lemon lime ginger beer cocktail brings together all of the flavors you love for a sparkling beverage that pairs well with your favorite hors d'oeuvres.

Sparkling Punch (full recipe here):

The lovely pink color of this sparkling punch is a wonderful tribute to the spring weather and hope for a successful 2021. The sweet flavors and bubbly texture make it a unique combination for the whole family. 

  • 1 (12-oz.) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed (or you can try using sparkling juices such as Lurisia Limonata)

    LURISIA - LIMONATA

  • 4 cups white cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 qt. club soda, chilled
  • Garnish: fresh mint sprigs

Berry and Citrus Spritzer (full recipe here):

Nothing says fresh and flavorful like a fruity spritzer! This recipe can be easily made for everyone with Vinada non-alcoholic wine or keep it as is. 

From fruity to citrusy to sparkling, there is no wrong way to celebrate the end to the 2020 tax season.There is a recipe for everyone to enjoy so stock up your bar at beverageuniverse.com and get to mixing. 

 
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