New Takes on the Classics: Revamped Cocktails to Make for Dad

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.

New Takes on the Classics: Revamped Cocktails to Make for Dad

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
Chocolate Bitters

Stir all ingredients and serve up with an orange twist.

New Takes on the Classics: Revamped Cocktails to Make for Dad

Matured Manhattan
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.

New Takes on the Classics: Revamped Cocktails to Make for Dad

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.

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