Celebrate Tax Day with a Relaxing, Refreshing Cocktail

Sauza gold margarita

Sauza gold margarita
Sauza® Tequila

Today is when Uncle Sam comes calling and wants his taxes. Monday is Tax Day so why stress out and just enjoy the day with a delicious tasting cocktail.

It doesn’t matter if you’re rushing to meet the tax filing deadline or celebrating a nice refund check, Pucker® Vodka, EFFEN® Vodka and Sauza® Tequila have created three delicious cocktails to ring in the busiest day of the year!

Did you know that Tax Day was ranked the second most stressful day of the year? Just sit back, relax and sip one of these delicious libations instead!

If a blue sky is ahead of you after this tax season, try the EFFEN® Blue Sky Refresher, the perfect blend of spirits and sweetness. If you’re feeling the passion after that big return check, sip on the Pucker Watermelon Passion Spritzer to get you going.

Or, if you struck gold this tax season, celebrate with a Sauza-Gold Margarita! Below are three delicious cocktail recipes to enjoy!

Watermelon Passion Spritzer (Created by Niccole Trzaska, New York City)
1 1/2 parts Pucker® Watermelon Wow Vodka
1 1/2 parts Passion Fruit Juice
2 1-inch Chunks of Watermelon
Splash Lemon Sour

Watermelon Ball Method: Muddle watermelon chunks in a shaker, add ice and remaining ingredients.
Shake and strain over fresh ice in a highball glass.
Garnish with passion fruit pulp and watermelon ball or chunk.


EFFEN® Blue Sky Refresher (Created by Matthew Biancaniello, Los Angeles)
2 parts EFFEN® Vodka
3/4 part Fresh Lime Juice
3/4 part Agave Syrup
1/8 inch Fresh Ginger
5 Fresh Black Berries 2 Fresh Basil Leaves

Method: In a mixing glass, muddle all ingredients except vodka. Add vodka and shake with ice.
Strain into a rocks glass over ice.
Garnish with a basil leaf.


Sauza® Gold Margarita
1-1/2 parts Sauza Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1/2 part John Dekuyper & Sons 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
Ice Salt Orange Wedge

Method: In a shaker filled with ice, combine juice, Sauza Reposado and orange liqueur.
Shake vigorously. Strain into a glass with ice and rimmed with salt.
Garnish with an orange wedge.


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