You don’t have to wait till Father’s Day each year to let Dad know that you think he is awesome. However, the third Sunday in June is a day dedicated to make good old’ Dad feel extra special. Try spicing things up this Father’s Day with special drink recipes provided by Bulleit Bourbon and George Dickel. Ingredients, preparation, and a brief explanation of the cocktails are below.
Father’s Day Cheer
1.3 oz. Bulleit Bourbon (25 oz. per bottle)
4 oz. ginger ale
1 slice(s) lemon
2 dash(es) bitters
Preparation: Serve on the rocks. Garnish with a slice of lemon.
Even though Father’s Day means it’s a “family day”, the special time dedicated to Dad should be a joyous occasion. By whipping up the Father’s Day Cheer, you are guaranteed to have Dad grinning ear to ear.
2 oz. Bulleit Rye
1 oz. Orange juice
1 oz. Lemon juice
½ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. amaretto
Preparation: Shake ingredients and strain into an ice filled tumbler. Garnish with orange & cherry.
Light on the stomach and sweet in taste, the Anytimer speaks for itself. Whether you are enjoying a cocktail during Father’s Day brunch (after 12:00 PM of course) or sitting by the pool for happy hour, the Anytimer is for all acceptable hours during the day and evening.
· 1 maraschino cherry
· 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
· .25 oz. bitters
· 1 splash(es) water
· 1 oz. George Dickel Cascade Hollow Batch Recipe (25 oz. per bottle)
· lemon twist
· 1 slice(s) orange
Preparation: Muddle sugar with bitters and water and add George Dickel Cascade Hollow Batch Recipe. Shake with ice and pour into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with lemon twist, orange slice and maraschino cherry.
When it comes down to it, Dad is the elder and most probably the wiser. Treat him to a cocktail that takes him on a trip down memory lane. With an Old Fashioned in hand, it’s guaranteed all of his stories will start to begin with “Back in my day…”