Up your Dad gifting game this Father’s Day! These whiskey cocktails are made with a Dad in mind. (But Mom will love them too!)
Father’s Day is that one special day to acknowledge the dads in your life. What better way to celebrate than with a well crafted, beautifully presented whiskey cocktail. Whether your Dad is a weekend warrior or a laid back and enjoy the day kind of guy, tell him to take a break, put his feet up and hand him a tumbler. Any of one of these cocktails is sure to make his day.
My favorite whiskey cocktail was invented by my college chum George Lacovera, who counts amateur mixologist among his many titles. The drink was created to honor the birthday of my college roommate. Mix up a few “Come on Eileen” cocktails for Dad and he’ll dance like it’s 1982!
Come On Eileen
- 1.5 oz Rye
- .75 oz fresh OJ
- .75 oz pomegranate juice
- 1 Tbsp simple syrup
- Combine all of the above in a cocktail shaker over ice.
- Shake and strain into a tumbler.
- Garnish with fresh orange slice or peel.
Whiskey has really come back into popularity recently. These takes on classic and traditional whiskey drinks pack bold flavors sure to please even a whiskey connoisseur. With a good whiskey, some fresh ingredients and love, you can give your Dad the perfect Father’s Day cocktail. Mix on, my friends. Mix on.
11 Super Father’s Day Whiskey Cocktails
Fireball Whiskey Cocktail with Passion Fruit | BestofLifemag.com
Manhattan Cocktail | kitchenswagger.com
Red Moon Over Manhattan Cocktail | sugarandcharm.com
The Godfather | bettercocktail.com
The Sage Advice Cocktail | gastronomblog.com
Kentucky Mule | anaffairfromtheheart.com
Kentucky Bourbon Coffee | champagne-tastes.com
Whiskey Smash | thewanderlustkitchen.com
Tangerine, Honey & Rosemary Old Fashioned | whatdoyoucrave.info
Ginger Whiskey Cocktail | garnishwithlemon.com
Best Old Fashioned | hespokestyle.com