3 Cocktails to Drink On Father's Day

Whip up one of these sophisticated — and easy — cocktails for Dad’s big day


Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21, and whether your old man plans to hit the links or grill them (see what we did there?), he’ll want to be armed with a cocktail fit for a king. Make him proud with your newfound bartending skills (we won’t tell) by whipping up one of these three apéritifs, just for him.

#1 Dad

#1 Dad

  • 1¼ oz Ketel One
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz ginger syrup
  1. Pour soda water into Collins glass.
  2. In a shaker with ice, add vodka, lime juice, and ginger syrup. Strain into Collins glass.
  3. Top with black strap rum.
  4. Garnish with a lime wheel.
you earned this one cocktail

You Earned This One

  • 1 oz Ketel Oranje
  • ½ oz peach liqueur
  • ¼ oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  1. Shake vodka, peach liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Strain into Collins glass with ice.
  3. Top with iced tea and garnish with a lemon wedge and mint bouquet.
apple of my eye cocktail

Apple of My Eye

  • 1 oz Ketel One Citroen
  • ½ oz Laird’s Bonded Apple Brandy
  • ¼ oz maple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  1. In a shaker, stir vodka, apple brandy, maple syrup, and bitters.
  2. Strain into rocks glass with ice.
  3. Garnish with an apple wedge.
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