Make a special cocktail for Father’s Day

It is so close we can almost feel it. It is Father’s Day and so worth celebrating. We raise a toast to all the wonderful dads out there that care, educate, laugh and play with their children (young or old). They deserve a special care this day although; their role should be celebrated, always.

Because of this, we have made a selection of eight different cocktails that you should make in this special day. And guess what? It sure has whiskey included.

Here it is, a selection of 8 amazing cocktails for Father’s Day

Rusty Nail

Ingredients

50 ml Scotch Whisky

25 ml Whiskey Liqueur (Drambuie)

How to

Add whiskey and Drambuie to rocks glass. Half fill with ice and give a quick stir. Add a couple more ice cubes and enjoy!

Perfect Manhattan

Ingredients

50ml Bourbon or Rye Whisky

10ml Dry Vermouth

10ml Sweet Red Vermouth

2-3 dashed Angostura Bitters

Lemon peel for garnish

How to

Chill a coupe glass. Add all the ingredients to a shaker or mixing glass. Half-fill it with cubed ice and stir with a bar spoon for 30-45 seconds. Fine-strain into the glass and garnish. Enjoy!

Old Fashioned

Ingredients

50 ml of Whiskey or Bourbon

1 cube or teaspoon of sugar

2-3 dashes of angostura bitters

1 twist of orange peel to garnish

How to

Place the sugar and bitters into a rocks glass (chilled) and muddle together until mixed. Add some of the whisky and a few ice cubes and stir for 15-20 seconds to bring the temperature of the alcohol down in order to allow the ice to melt. Keep adding a little more whisky, then a little more ice, and continue to stir. Once ready garnish with a twist of orange peel (let the oils of the twist enter the drink to give a nice twist to your cocktail).

Bourbon Mojito

Ingredients

50 ml Buffalo Trace bourbon

5 ml lime juice

1 tsp sugar

60 ml soda water

Fresh mint leaves

How to

Muddle the fresh mint, sugar and lime in a tall glass, all together. Load the glass with ice and add the bourbon. Top up with soda water and enjoy.

Whisky Smash

Ingredients

60ml The One whisky, a blend by The Lakes

Half a lime cut into wedges

A quarter cup of diced cucumber

5 sprigs of fresh mint

100ml cold lemonade

How to

Muddle the lime, cucumber and mint at the bottom of a rocks glass, all together. Fill the glass with ice and add the whisky (use another type if preferred). Top it up with lemonade and garnish with mint, a lime wedge and cucumber wheel.

Silver 75

Ingredients

17 ml Buffalo Trace

14 ml simple syrup

14 ml lemon juice

Sparkling white wine

Cherry and lemon peel for garnish

How to

Mix the whiskey, lemon and simple syrup in a tin and lightly shake all the ingredients. Strain into a chilled glass and top with sparkling wine. Drop in a cherry and twist the lemon peel in order to release all of its oils. Afterwards, pop it in.

Brown Derby

Ingredients

45 ml Wild Turkey 81 bourbon

30 ml Fresh grapefruit juice

7.5 ml Honey

Dash of lemon juice

How to

In a shaker, add all of the ingredients together with ice. Shake well for about 40 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass and enjoy!

Whiskey and apple juice

Ingredients

50 ml Starward Solera Bourbon

Freshly pressed green apples to top up

Apple fan for garnish

How to

In a shaker mix and shake the apple juice and the bourbon. Add some ice into a tumbler and add the mix. Top up with the apple fan and enjoy!

Father’s Day Gift

For a special gift, do not forget to check our website – WhiskyFlavour where we offer some amazing whiskey subscription boxes.

For more details on how to order these boxes, please check this article.

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