Death & Taxes

1 12 oz Gin, Death's Door
12 oz Lillet Blanc
12 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
12 oz Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
1 12 bsp Amer Picon (or Toriani Amer)
1 twst Orange peel (Flamed, garnish)
2 ds Bitters, Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas’ Own Decanter
Stir, strain, chilled coupe, garnish.
The Brooklyn and Income Tax Cocktail were the inspiration. Again, if no Amer Picon is available, use Torani Amer.
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mattchicago's picture

Today, I'm doing my taxes.

2014-03-29 - Today, I'm doing my taxes. Coming across this recipe, I thought it the perfect thing to take the pain away... I used Tanqueray, Amer Nouvelle, and Jamaica #1 bitters (lacking Jerry Thomas's). Very nice! Aromas of flowers, citrus, gin. Will definitely make it part of the rotation.

2015-04-11 - continuing the tradition of drinking this whilst doing my taxes, one year later. This time I have proper Death's Door Gin & Jerry Thomas bitters. A wonderful drink to take the pain away.