2014 Recipe File: Add Some Kick to Father's Day

Get the dads to stray away from their precious beer this Father's Day! Instead, provide them with options to add a little kick to their special day, and maximize your profits. Here is a list of manly cocktails that dads will go crazy for!

The Father and Son
Created by Russell’s Reserve

1 ½ oz. Russell’s Reserve 10 Year old
½ oz. Fresh squeezed lime juice
½ oz. fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
Cherry, for garnish

Pour Russell’s Reserve, grapefruit juice, lime and honey into shaker. Shake and strain. Serve over cubed ice in a Collins glass ice with garnish cherry.

Father Son

Created by Christy Pope

1 oz. Campari
1 oz. High Proof Cognac
¼ tsp. Grade B Maple Syrup
2 Mint Sprigs

Muddle mint in cocktail shaker. Add other ingredients. Shake and strain over crushed ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Campari Stinger

The Burgundy
Created by Hornitos 

1 ½ oz. Hornitos Plata Tequila
½ oz. Honey Syrup
¼ oz. Mezcal
¾ oz. Sweet Vermouth
Orange Twist

Add ingredients to a mixing glass, stir and strain over fresh ice (large cubes preferred) and garnish with orange twist.

The Burgundy

The Black Nail
Created by Irish Mist

¾ oz. Irish Mist Whiskey
¾ oz. Irish Mist Liqueur
Orange Peel

Build ingredients over ice in an old fashioned glass. Garnish with an orange peel.

 The Black Nail

Kingdom Come
Created by Rob Pate (Austin, TX)

1 oz. Basil Hayden's Bourbon
1 oz. Cocci Americano
1 oz. Campari
¼  oz. Ginger Juice

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Kingdom Come

Rusty Ale
Created by DRAMBUIE

1 oz. DRAMBUIE Scotch Liqueur
1  bottle of your favorite Ale

Pour DRAMBUIE into a pint glass and add your favorite Ale.

Rusty Ale

The All American
Created by Smirnoff

1.5 oz. Smirnoff Root Beer Float Flavored Vodka
Top with Cherry Cola

Fill Glass with ice.  Add Smirnoff Root Beer Float and Cherry Cola. Garnish with a Cherry

All American

The St. Germain
Created by St. Germain

2 oz. Brut Champagne or Dry Sparkling Wine
1½ oz. St-Germain
2 oz. Club Soda

Stir ingredients in a tall ice-filled Collins glass, mixing completely. Think of Paris circa 1947. Garnish with a lemon twist.

St. Germain


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