Need a Last Minute Father's Day Gift? Mix Up a Cocktail to Share with Dad

Father's Day drinks - Lynchburg Lemonade
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With only a few more shopping days until Sunday, we have a secret to let you in on: What your dad really wants this Father's Day isn't another tie or book about baseball—he really wants to spend some time with you.

[wrn_tweet title="Instant Tip!"]The perfect last minute Father's Day gift: A cool cocktail and quality time with Dad.[/wrn_tweet]

This Father's Day, grab a bottle of his favorite liquor, mix up a batch of cool cocktails, and clink glasses with your pops. We rounded up a gallery of dad-friendly sips for your inspiration.

From Marlon Brandao's favorite cocktail to a classic old fashioned to a hot martini made with chili pepper infused rum, you're bound to find the perfect drink to sip with your father.

Don't forget: when you raise your glass on Sunday, be sure to toast in Dad's honor.

Click here to see 12 macho cocktails to share on Father's Day.

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The Godfather

Father's Day drinks - The Godfather


* 1 ¼ Dewar?s Scotch Whisky
* ¾ part Disaronno

Pour ingredients over ice.

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Black Russian

Father's Day drinks - Black Russian


* 1 part Kahlúa
* 1 part Absolut Vodka
* Ice

Fill a rocks glass with ice, add Kahlúa and Absolut Vodka and stir.

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Father's Day drinks - Jack Daniel's Manhattan


* 1-1½ parts Jack Daniel?s Old No. 7
* ½ part sweet vermouth
* Dash of bitters

Combine in a shaker with ice. Serve straight up. Garnish with a cherry.

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Basil Patrón

Father's Day drinks - Basil Patrón


* 2 oz Patrón Silver
* 1 oz lime juice
* 1 oz basil syrup
* Fresh basil for garnish

Fill a double rocks glass with ice, add ingredients and stir well. Garnish with a fresh basil leaf.

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Hot, Hot, Hot Martini with Homemade Chili Pepper Infused Rum

Father's Day drinks - Hot, Hot, Hot Martini with Homemade Chili Pepper Infused Rum

Recipe from celeb chef and caterer Andrea Correale.

* 3 oz dark spiced chili infused rum; Infuse your own chili pepper rum by slicing up 6-8 chili peppers into strips, with seeds and stems, and marinating them in 1 liter of dark spiced rum for 24 hours in a cool, dark place.
* 2 oz coca cola
* 1 chili pepper for garnish
* Mint springs
* Slice of lime twist

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with cracked ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with pepper flakes and large chili pepper. Muddle and serve.

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Father's Day drinks - Tommy Collins


* 2 parts Dewar?s White Label Blended Scotch Whisky
* 1 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
* ¾ part simple syrup
* Soda

Shake the first three ingredients together and strain over ice in a Collins glass. Top with soda and stir. Garnish with a lemon wedge and sprig of mint.

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Mint Gimlet

Father's Day drinks - Mint Gimlet


* 1.25 oz. Nolet?s Silver Dry Gin
* .75 oz. simple syrup
*.75 oz. fresh lime Juice
* 8-10 mint leaves

Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.

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Old Fashioned

Father's Day drinks - Old Fashioned


* 1 part Dewar?s Scotch Whisky
* 1 teaspoon sugar
* 2 dashes Angostura bitters
* 2 orange slices
* 2 maraschino cherries
* Water or soda

In the bottom of a rocks glass, carefully muddle the sugar, bitters, 1 orange slice, 1 cherry and a splash of water or soda. Remove the orange rind and add the Dewar?s and ice. Garnish with the remaining orange slice and cherry.

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The Apple Doesn't Fall Far

Father's Day drinks - The Apple Doesn't Fall Far


* 2 parts Svedka Citron
* 2 parts apple juice
* 1 part ginger beer
* 1/2 part fresh lime juice

Build in Collins glass, stir, and garnish with a slice of ginger.

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Rob Roy

Father's Day drinks - Rob Roy


  • 1 large chunk of ice
  • 1 part

Dewar?s Scotch Whisky
* 1 part Martini Gran Lusso
* Orange peel or twist to garnish

Build drink in a cocktail glass with ice. Garnish and serve.

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Black Julep

Father's Day drinks - Black Julep


* 2 parts Black Velvet Whisky
* 6 sprigs of mint leaves
* 2 tsp fine sugar

Put mint in a glass with sugar and gently muddle. Fill halfway with crushed ice and Black Velvet garnish with mint leaves.

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Lynchburg Lemonade

Father's Day drinks - Lynchburg Lemonade


* 1 part Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
* 1 part triple sec
* 1 part sour mix
* 4 parts lemon-lime soda

Combine and stir. Garnish with a lemon slice and cherry.

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