Father’s Day is the perfect excuse to give your dad what he really wants: a delectable glass of whiskey. It can be difficult trying to find a great gift that your dad will truly appreciate. However, if your dad, like many, is a whiskey-lover, then we’ve got the best gift of all! We’ve listed our top favourite whiskey cocktail recipes that will certainly make a difference this Father’s Day.
A fun, creative spin on the classic 80s cocktail, the Bramble.
- 2 ounces Dewar’s 12-year-old blended Scotch
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 5 ounces simple syrup
- Drizzle Crème de Mure
Add the scotch, lemon juice and simple syrup in a glass with ice and stir. Add more ice on top and then pour some Crème de Mure on top.
Full of complex ingredients and flavour – your dad won’t forget this one!
- 1 ounce Knob Creek nine-year-old bourbon
- 1 ounce Coffee-washed Barbancourt 5 Star Rum
- 5 ounces Nikka Coffey Grain whisky
- 5 tsp Demerara or Kuromitsu syrup
- Dash of Angostura, orange, and mole bitters
Over block ice, combine the ingredients together in a double Old-Fashioned glass and stir. Garnish with an orange twist.
Espresso Old Fashioned
A twist on the traditional Old Fashioned cocktail; flavoured with espresso and bourbon.
- 1 double shot espresso
- 1 ounce bourbon or rye whiskey
- 25 ounce simple syrup
- A dash of Peychaud’s bitters
- 1 1-inch piece of lemon peel
Add the espresso, bourbon, simple syrup and bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice. Stir for until frothy and strain into a glass filled with ice. Squeeze lemon peel over the drink and rub over the rim.
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