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No Taxation Without Libation!

No Taxation Without Libation!

Good news! Due to the Federal holiday, Emancipation Day, being observed on Friday, April 15th, you’ve got an extra three days to sweat over your 2015 tax return.

Obviously you’ll need your strength to power through piles of papers and stacks of receipts.

Better file into Spec’s today with an itemized list of your favorite snacks and beverages. Your expenditures will be small. And you’ll deduct lots of stress from the whole process this weekend. Need some taxation libation tips? These recipes will provide plenty of interest!

Uncle Sam
1½ oz gin
¼ oz dry vermouth
¼ oz sweet vermouth
¾ oz orange juice
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Orange twist for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass, garnish with an orange twist.

Seeing Green
1 oz tequila
½ oz sour apple schnapps
2 oz frozen limeade
2 oz apple juice
Apple slice for garnish

Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker. Mix well and strain into a glass with ice. Garnish with an apple slice.


Owned and operated by the same Houston family since 1962, Spec’s is a true destination shopping experience. We now operate over 150 stores all over the great state of Texas and offer a large selection of wines, spirits and finer foods.

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