6 Cocktails Essential to Celebrating the End of Tax Season

When Tax Day rolls around this April 15, be sure to stock your home bar. Whether you are celebrating a refund or suffering a dent in your bank account, we have cocktails that take the more, well, taxing moments out of tax season.

Sparkling Clementine Thyme Cocktail

Celebrate your refund (or surviving tax season) with this delightfully fresh Sparkling Clementine Thyme Cocktail from Heather Cristo. It's tart with a light citrus taste that blends so well with the thyme that you will soon forget how long it took you to file your taxes. Cheers!

Watermelon Rum Cooler

Still trying to recover from the last-minute document shuffle and making sure that all the right boxes were checked? This Watermelon Lime Rum Cocktail by Kitchen Living with Coryanne will help you chill out and leave tax season behind. Fresh and light, it blends white rum with watermelon and lime to bring you the taste of those summer days just around the corner.

Orange Spiced Coffee

If you asked for an extension this year, you are not alone. To get through those final few documents, fuel up with this delicate powerhouse that will both put a spring in your step and a smile on your face. Get the recipe for this Orange Spiced Coffee to enjoy a citrusy treat.

Grapefruit Gin Shake

You know you are dying to jump on Pinterest and start pinning to your Tax Refund Board, but before you start dreaming of how you're going to spend your money, mix things up with this Grapefruit Gin Shake. We love it because it is fresh, fruity, and packs a little zing.

White Grapefruit Margarita

Whether you're celebrating a small refund or in need of a consolation brunch with friends, this White Grapefruit Margarita from Celebrations At Home should be on your menu. A fun twist on the classic, it contains a splash of bitters -- because we all know how we feel about the time it took to complete all those tax forms.

Bloody Mary

If tax season really took its toll on you, then start off April 15 with twist. This reinvented classic Bloody Mary from Today's Nest is made with fresh tomatoes, symbolizing the perfect way to welcome a fresh start.

Great Drinks for April 15 and Beyond

Give the classic margarita recipe both a fruity and winter twist. This strawberry margarita stays chilled to perfection with a snowball (yes, it's real snow)! This fruity marg is a fun, easy-to-make party drink recipe.


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