Father’s Day is just around the corner. Check out these delicious new takes on classic cocktails to make for Dad on his day.
If your Dad loves a good cocktail, he is sure to love these recipes that take a modern approach on some of the classics drinks.
Dad’s Bittersweet Truth
Nothing beats some advice from Dad; to ease some of that truth, sip on a favorite like the Negroni, but with an extra kick using tequila instead of gin. The richer, yet surprisingly smooth, profile provides a unique way to enjoy tequila on Dad’s special day.
1 part Tres Agaves Añejo Tequila
¾ part Cynar
½ part Punt e Mes
½ part Carpano Antica
Stir all ingredients and serve up with an orange twist.
An elevated version of a staple cocktail, this Manhattan uses Maker’s 46, a Kentucky bourbon whisky finished with oak staves, for a bolder and more complex rendition for the Dad who likes to step up his cocktail-ing game.
2 parts Maker’s 46®
½ part sweet vermouth
1-2 dashes Angostura bitters
Maraschino cherry for garnish
Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes. Stir well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the cherry.
Proud and Triumphant
Revel in all Dad has done and accomplished through every journey with this special caffeinated twist on a Dark n’ Stormy, featuring espresso-infused spiced rum for a subtle and mysterious, yet satisfying drink.
Created by Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole
2 parts espresso-infused Sugar Island Spice Rum*
½ part ginger beer
½ part fresh lime juice
Candied ginger for garnish
Shake espresso or coffee-infused Sugar Island Spiced Rum and lime juice over ice and strain into a Collins glass. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wheel and candied ginger.
*Espresso-infused spiced rum: Mix ¼ cup of ground espresso or coffee with room temperature Sugar Island Spiced Rum. Let the mixture soak for 30 minutes. Strain and set aside.