Father’s Day is this weekend, and to celebrate Dad we’ve lined up a few cocktails that any father would be happy to toast to. Pick one of the drinks below based on similarities to Dad’s current favourite drinks and you’ll be sure to impress.
For the dad that likes those booze-forward style of cocktails, this offering from Bacardi has a nice hit of sweet and spice.
- 1.5 oz BACARDÍ Cuatro
- 0.75 oz Martini & Rossi Rosso
- 0.25 oz Orange Curacao
- 1 Bar Spoon Grenadine
- Stir all ingredients with plenty of rice until very cold, strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with lemon peel.
- 2 oz Michter’s Bourbon
- 0.5 oz Rosemary Sage Syrup
- Splash Lemon Juice
- Finish with 3 drops of Chamomile Bitters
- Rosemary Ice Cube
Method: Add all ingredients into a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir with bar spoon until chilled, strain into rocks glass over the Rosemary Ice Cube.
The Paper Plane is a deceptively simple cocktail that we absolutely adore. With just a few classic ingredients you can create a cocktail that pretty much anyone can enjoy.
- 0.75 oz Signal Hill Whisky
- 0.75 oz Aperol
- 0.75 oz Amaro
- 0.75 oz Lemon juice
Method: Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a lemon peel.
Dads like fruity cocktails as well, and this rum backed cocktail provides a nice blend of citrus and fruit that doesn’t overpower. Again, super simple ingredients that you likely have kicking around the house.
- 1.5 oz HAVANA CLUB Añejo Blanco rum
- 1.5 oz pineapple juice
- 0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
- 0.5 oz simple syrup
- Barspoon of Maraschino Liqueur
- Garnish with pineapple leaf and pineapple wedge
Method: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a highball glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a pineapple leaf.
Patron Wild Rose Margarita
Don’t say Dad can’t enjoy a pink cocktail, we don’t live in the 1950’s. This is a tasty twist on a classic margarita, which happens to be the most popular drink in America. Break the mold a little, try something different.
- 1.5 oz Patrón Silver
- 0.5 oz Patrón Citrónge Orange
- 10 oz Rosé Vermouth
- 0.5 oz Simple Syrup
- 0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
- 0.25 oz Bombay Sapphire
- 2 drops Rose water
- Fanned strawberry for garnish
Method: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to chill. Strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a fanned strawberry.