Father’s Day is soon approaching and is a special occasion as well as a great excuse to make your old man a special drink! Enjoy with Dad this Father’s Day, or if you’re the Dad, enjoy by yourself in peace and quiet!
The Bourbon Daddy:
2 parts Bourbon
1 part Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 part Agave Syrup
1 Egg White
3 Sage (or mint) Leaves
4 Pink Peppercorns
- Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and muddle the sage leaves and pink peppercorns.
- Add ice and shake.
- Double strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice and garnish with a sage or mint leaf.
The Happy Dad Cocktail:
1 ½ oz Vodka
¾ oz Cointreau
1 oz Campari
Orange twist for garnish
Add first three ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with orange twist.
2 oz. rye whiskey such as Bulleit Rye Whiskey
½oz. sweet vermouth (preferably Carpano Antica)
½oz. dry vermouth
2 dashes of orange bitters
Lemon twist or Maraschino cherry for garnish
Stir the liquid ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the twist.