Choose Your Daddy’s Favorite Cocktail: Drinks That Reflect Personality

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Have you got a dad with an attitude? A personal style? One who is no ordinary Joe? Salute your dad’s personality with a specially crafted cocktail on Father’s Day that sums up exactly who’s your daddy!

Lynchburg Lemonade
(For the rustic outdoorsy kind of dad)

whiskey in glass jar Ingredients:
1 ounce Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey
1 ounce triple sec
1 ounce sour mix
Lemon-lime soda (approx. 4 ounces)

Preparation:
Pour the whiskey, triple sec, and sour mix into a collins glass filled with ice.
Top with soda.
Stir well.

The Godfather
(For the tough guy with a soft touch)

scotch and coke in glassIngredients:
1 1/2 ounces Scotch
1/2 ounce amaretto

Preparation:
Build the ingredients in an old-fashioned glass with ice cubes.
Stir well.

Classic Manhattan
(For the more sophisticated cigar smoking kind of dad)

highball in martini glassIngredients:
2 ounces rye whiskey
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
Maraschino cherry for garnish

Preparation:
Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes.
Stir well.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with the cherry.

Rusty Nail
(For the diehard traditional kind of dad)

scotch on the rocks in glassIngredients:
1 1/2 ounces Scotch
3/4 ounce Drambuie
Lemon twist for garnish

Preparation:
Pour the ingredients into an old-fashioned glass with ice cubes.
Stir well.
Garnish with the lemon twist.