Fathers Day Drinks Gift Guide


Father’s Day is a special time to show dad how much you appreciate him throughout the year, and what better way to show him your appreciation than with an alcoholic drink gift? Whether you’re shopping for craft beer, delicious whisky, or a bottle of his favourite spirit, you’re sure to find a great gift to give Dad this Father’s Day.. Here, we offer some great ideas for alcoholic drink gifts that fathers everywhere will love this Father’s Day.

Elijah Craig

Now available in the UK, Elijah Craig – the fastest-growing super premium whisky in the US and official bourbon of the Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA of America – is the perfect gift for Father’s Day. With a history that dates back to 1789, Elijah Craig earned the title of “Father of Bourbon” by establishing his distillery in Georgetown, Kentucky, and being the first distiller to age his whiskeys in charred oak barrels. Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is known not only to whiskey connoisseurs but also casual whiskey fans for its awards and distinctions, most recently winning Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2021 and 2022. This burnished copper coloured bourbon is produced using malted barley, rye and local corn, and has a delightfully complex aroma of vanilla bean, sweet fruit and fresh mint, combined with a smooth and warm taste of woody accents, smoke and nutmeg, followed by a long, sweet and slightly toasty finish.

Kavka Orchard Plum and Apple Vodka

Kavka blends fine rye and wheat spirits and adds small quantities of aged pot-stilled fruit spirits to honour the 200 years of distilling tradition that began in the 19th century. Drawing inspiration from the ancient Polish town of Sandomierz, this latest expression has been crafted to emphasize taste and individuality. Its natural sweetness and depth make it ideal for sipping on its own, in cocktails or with a refreshing mixer – perfect for spritzes and summer drinking.


Tayēr + Elementary’s Banana Peel Old Fashioned is the perfect gift for Father’s Day; a recipe specially created by the bar’s world-renowned bartenders Monica Berg and Alex Kratena for a unique twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail. The fruity and spicy blend of Discarded Banana Rum, aquavit, citrus, oak and sandalwood is priced at £30 for a 300ml bottle (4 serves) and available through Tayēr’s online shop.

Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin

Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin is a full-flavoured gin with a complex taste that is perfect for mixing into cocktails. It’s made with 47 different ingredients, including juniper, citrus, spices, and a real Black Forest “secret weapon”, fresh lingonberries. The gin is distilled and matured in traditional earthenware containers, which brings out all of the flavours of the ingredients. Aficionados, bartenders and connoisseurs the world over have come to appreciate the incredible complexity and harmony of a gin, which has consistently been voted the No.1 Top Trending Gin brand in the World’s Best Bars.

Bushmills 10 Year Old

Bushmills whiskey is a smooth and rich whiskey, made with bourbon and sherry casks. It is made in the village of Bushmills in County Antrim, and has been made there for over 400 years. The water used in the whiskey comes from the river busk, and the whiskey is made with experience and craft passed down from generation to generation.

Howler Head Monkey Spirit

Try Howler Head for an exquisite combination of Kentucky bourbon and natural banana flavouring. This delightful drink is perfectly enjoyed neat or on the rocks, bringing together classic bourbon flavours – like caramel, honey and baking spices – with the sweetness of banana. Not to mention, it was awarded a gold medal at the 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition! An ideal choice for fruit-based twists on classic cocktails such as an Old Fashioned or Manhattan, you won’t be disappointed with Howler Head.

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

An innovative approach to twice-barrelled bourbon creates the rich and colourful flavour of Woodford Reserve Double Oaked. Uniquely matured in separate, charred oak barrels – the second barrel deeply toasted before a light charring – extracts additional soft, sweet oak character. On the nose, Woodford Double Oak gives rich notes of dark fruit, caramel, sharp honey, chocolate, marzipan, and toasted oak. Full-bodied in taste, drinkers are met with a delicious mix of vanilla, dark caramel, hazelnut, apple and spices. With a long and creamy finish, lingering hints of honeyed apple also pull through. Ideal for those looking for a fuller-flavoured tipple to raise with their dad this Father’s Day

Adriatico Amaretto Roasted

A delicious Italian amaretto liqueur from the Adriatico selection, made with handpicked almonds from the Apulian countryside. These tasty nuts are roasted, macerated and distilled, then combined with cane sugar, cinnamon, cocoa, coffee and vanilla. The team also adds just a pinch of salt, too. This liqueur is perfect for cocktails.

Gin d’Azur

Taking inspiration from the famous beaches of southern France and inspired by the landscapes of Provence, Gin d’Azur is bursting with botanicals found in the regions of France. Crafted at the family-run distillery in Cognac, this gin is perfect to sip with fathers, friends and family alike and can be used to create delicate cocktails such as a classic Martini and Negroni.

WhistlePig 10 Years Old

This whiskey is a rye that is 10 years old and has won multiple awards. It is 100% rye and is from Alberta, Canada. It is then reaged in new, charred American oak in Vermont, USA. It is a bold, spice forward whiskey that is sweet on the palate with hints of caramel and vanilla, followed by rye spice and mint, then a warm butterscotch and caramel finish.

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Plymouth Gin

Plymouth Gin is a smooth, creamy, full-bodied gin that has been distilled using the same blend of seven exotic botanicals since 1793. It is produced in small batches only three times a week at England’s oldest operating gin distillery in the South West of England. Ideally served with Fever-Tree Aromatic Tonic over ice with a twist of lemon. Alternatively, savour its smooth taste in a classic cocktail.

Cotswolds Rum Cask Single Malt

The Rum Cask Single Malt Whisky is the third release in Cotswolds Distillery‘s Hearts & Crafts collection. The yearly limitededition series celebrates the Arts & Crafts movement, which flourished in the Cotswolds and stood for the importance of traditional craftsmanship the same values upon which the rural distillery was built. This limited release has been aged in rejuvenated French oak exred wine casks seasoned with fine Caribbean rum, resulting in a wellbalanced single malt with notes of soft brown sugar and ripe pears. All bottles come with a limitededition William Morris design presentation tube.

Horse With No Name

The Horse‘s Spirit Co. is a company that makes a spicy spirit combo of bourbon and habanero pepper. The bourbon comes from Texas’s Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., while The Horse’s Spirit Co. makes a habanero distillate (using red savina peppers, specifically) in Germany, which are then combined to make Horse With No Name! Great in cocktails, particularly in a warming twist on a Manhattan, or a Mule…

Patrón Añejo

Patrón Añejo is a tequila that is distilled in a way that makes it resemble whisky. It is oak–aged for over 12 months, giving it a unique flavour. It can be enjoyed on its own or in a twist on the classic Old Fashioned Cocktail. With a finish of caramel & smokey notes, Patrón Añejo makes an ideal alternative to whisky.

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