Even though there is a three-day extension, if you are like me, you still have not filed your taxes.  Of course, that means that this weekend will be filled with receipts, forms and numerically-induced headaches.

drinking it won't be taxingLuckily, there is an end in sight – and it will be sweet!

That’s right, I present you with my newest tea cocktail, the perfect reward for a long weekend of filing!

TAX DAY TEA

¾ oz. Bourbon (recommended brand: Bulleit or Bulleit Rye)

¾ oz. Lillet Rouge

1 ½ oz. homemade Sweet Tea vodka

½ oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice and and shake well, for at least 10-15 seconds.

Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon wedge.