Around this times writers roll out the “don’t get dad another tie” speeches before giving you their list of Father’s Day booze recommendations. Problem is, no one old enough to buy booze gets dad a tie. That’s kid shit. I’ll save you the word count and just go right into the list. If you want to know more than a single quip about any of them, they’re all hyperlinks out.
Samuel Adams Barrel Room: Collection of five barrel-aged beers is experimentation at it’s finest. $10
Belvedere Vodka: Mr. Belvedere was a tremendous show and this vodka keeps his spirit alive. $22
Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva: The first wine I ever drank is still as strong as ever. $22
O.F.T.D. Overproof Rum: 7 masters of rum came together to create the best 138-proof rum ever. $32
Sipsmith London Dry Gin: Summer is higball season, so make your dad a cocktail with better gin. $35
Copper & Kings Floodwall: Amazing 100-proof apple brandy with nothing added distillation. $40
Sombra Mezcal: Good enough to sip but perfect for making old cocktails taste brand new again. $40
Craggy Range Te Muna Road Pinot Noir: More New Zealand-ish than the Flight of the Conchords. $45
Rémy Martin XO: A classic deserves a classic like this rich, velvety bottle of happiness. $150
Grandes Leyendas: The first in a new series that honors mezcaleros over the age of 70. Fitting. $250
And there you have it. 10 Father’s Day booze recommendations. If you’re confused by the lack of whiskey, that’s because it managed to claim its very own post. Check out the link below.