N.Y. Tavern To Offer 100-Proof Thanksgiving Turkey

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The owner of O'Casey's Tavern in Midtown Manhattan will unveil on Thanksgiving what he says is the nation's first 100-proof turkey. The bird will be infused with fruit-flavored and 100-proof vodka for three days before roasting. The meat will have hints of peach, raspberry, cherry and apple. The gravy also will be laced with liquor.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

This Thanksgiving, O'Casey's Tavern in Midtown Manhattan will unveil what it's calling the nation's first 100-proof turkey. The bird will be infused with fruit-flavored 100-proof vodka for three days before roasting. The meat will have hints of peach, raspberry, cherry and apple. The gravy will also be laced with liquor. For dessert, the bar is offering free taxi rides home. It's MORNING EDITION.

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