Sunday, June 16th is Father’s Day. What are you mixing up for Dad this year?

Here are some beautiful cocktails fit for Father’s Day brunch.

French 75



  • 1 cube brown or white sugar, or 1/2 teaspoon light brown or granulated sugar
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 ounce Cognac or other brandy (or gin)
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 3 to 4 ounces Champagne or other sparkling wine, chilled
  • 1 orange twist, for garnishing

Find out more about this recipe here.


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  • 1 1/2 ounces Fernet Branca
  • 1 1/2 ounces Campari

To learn more about making this cocktail, click here.

Dark ‘N’ Stormy

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1 part dark rum
2 parts ginger beer (whatever kind you like)
Lime wedge for garnish

Learn more about the Dark ‘N’ Stormy cocktail here.

Hemingway Daiquiri

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  • 2 oz White rum (Try it with Bacardí Superior)
  • 3⁄4 oz Key lime juice
  • 1⁄2 oz Grapefruit juice
  • 1⁄2 oz Maraschino liqueur
  • 2 tbsp Simple syrup

Garnish: whole Lime wheel.

Learn more about the Hemingway Daiquiri cocktail here.


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  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup (1:1 sugar:water by volume)
  • 4 to 6 mint Leaves

Learn more about the Southside cocktail here.

Blood and Sand

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  • 1 ounce Scotch
  • 1 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3/4 ounce Cherry Heering

To learn more about the Blood and Sand cocktail, click here.

Gin Rickey

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  • 2 ounces Gin
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup

Learn more about the Gin Rickey cocktail here.