Father’s Day Cocktail Recipes

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Who’s Your Daddy?

Show Dad how truly appreciated he is with a Father’s Day cocktail. Let him relax, put his feet up and enjoy one of these spectacular sippers. Gin, scotch, rum or vodka — the gang’s all here!  

Papa Was a Rolling Stone

1½ ounces Campari
1½ ounces dry gin
1½ ounces sweet red vermouth
Splash of soda water
Orange twist mustache

Pour Campari, dry gin and sweet red vermouth into a glass. Stir gently. Add one large cube of ice. Add a splash of soda water. Squeeze the orange twist mustache over the glass and rub the rim. Garnish with the orange mustache.


I’m Your Boogie Man

¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
¾ ounce ginger infused simple syrup
2 ounces blended scotch
½ ounce Islay scotch
Candied ginger

In a cocktail shaker, combine the lemon juice, simple syrup, blended scotch and Islay scotch. Add ice and shake 20-30 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with candied ginger pieces.


Ramblin’ Man

2 ounces dark rum
½ ounce fresh lime juice
1 candied ginger slice
3 ounces chilled ginger beer
1 lime wedge

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the rum and lime juice and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, then stir in the ginger beer. Skewer the ginger slice and lime wedge and garnish the cocktail. 


Papa Don’t Preach

3 ounces grapefruit juice
1½ ounces cranberry juice
1½ ounces vodka
Grapefruit wedge for garnish
Mint sprig

In a cocktail shaker, combine the grapefruit juice, cranberry juice and vodka. Add the ice and shake to chill. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and a mint sprig.


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