11 love-me-forever Father’s Day gifts dads most definitely need to pimp out their cocktail bar

Is it a coincidence that Father’s Day falls on the first day of summer this year? We think not! The great thing about being a dad in the summer heat (apart from being able to dunk his kids in the pool at will), is mixing chilled cocktails for he and you. To make the best cocktails, however, you need the best ingredients and the best tools. Here are some gift ideas to help dad build up his home bar and hone his mixology skills. The greatest things about these gifts? You’ll benefit from amazing cocktails too!


Professional Cocktail Mixing set

This is the first step to increasing dad's reign over his cocktail domain.

This is the first step to increasing dad's reign over his cocktail domain.

Membership to the Craft Gin Club - 3 months, 4 months, 6 months

Gin is in! And for good reason. It's the professional bartenders spirit of choice for making the most innovative as well as classic cocktails. With a Craft Gin Club Membership your dad will always receive the greatest gins to mix in his proud cocktails. Get £10 off 3-months with the code DAD3, £15 off 4-months with the code DAD4 and £25 off 6-months with the code DAD6.

Gin is in! And for good reason. It's the professional bartenders spirit of choice for making the most innovative as well as classic cocktails. With a Craft Gin Club Membership your dad will always receive the greatest gins to mix in his proud cocktails. Get £10 off 3-months with the code DAD3, £15 off 4-months with the code DAD4 and £25 off 6-months with the code DAD6.

Craft Cocktail Book

With craft cocktails sweeping the world, the best place for dad to start training his mixology skills is with the Craft Gin Club Cocktail Book full of recipes bespoke to some of the world's greatest craft gins accompanied by fun stories he can share with his friends. Download the cocktail book by clicking on the image.

With craft cocktails sweeping the world, the best place for dad to start training his mixology skills is with the Craft Gin Club Cocktail Book full of recipes bespoke to some of the world's greatest craft gins accompanied by fun stories he can share with his friends. Download the cocktail book by clicking on the image.

Martini Glass Set - with skulls!

Sipping martinis with Long John Silver! The skulls are just a gimmick really, but for any dad desiring a complete cocktail bar, a martini glass set is a must!

Sipping martinis with Long John Silver! The skulls are just a gimmick really, but for any dad desiring a complete cocktail bar, a martini glass set is a must!

Range of Bitters

Bitters are without a doubt the most subtle - yet essential - element to any bar. You may not know they're in your drink but you'd notice if they weren't there. Get dad a range of bitters and he'll think you're sweet just the same. 

Bitters are without a doubt the most subtle - yet essential - element to any bar. You may not know they're in your drink but you'd notice if they weren't there. Get dad a range of bitters and he'll think you're sweet just the same. 

Old Fashioned Glasses set

Make your happy dad a Mad Man with a set of Old Fashioned glasses. Not only are they essential to any proper cocktail bar, but they're in style!

Make your happy dad a Mad Man with a set of Old Fashioned glasses. Not only are they essential to any proper cocktail bar, but they're in style!

Humidor

We all know they're bad for your health, but enjoying a cigar and a cocktail is a basic human right for all dads. A humidor can sit on top of the bar and keep the tobacco as fresh as the cocktails.

We all know they're bad for your health, but enjoying a cigar and a cocktail is a basic human right for all dads. A humidor can sit on top of the bar and keep the tobacco as fresh as the cocktails.

Artisan Mixers

Start dad off with some basic cocktail ingredients like vermouths, bitter liqueurs and up and coming UK artisan brands like Asterly Bros.

Start dad off with some basic cocktail ingredients like vermouths, bitter liqueurs and up and coming UK artisan brands like Asterly Bros.

Highball Glasses set

Yet another essential glass set - but this is pretty much if. Unless he needs some pint glasses for beer, martini, Old Fashioned and highball glasses are the three cocktail bar essentials.

Yet another essential glass set - but this is pretty much if. Unless he needs some pint glasses for beer, martini, Old Fashioned and highball glasses are the three cocktail bar essentials.

Garnish tools

Peeling those lemon twists and slicing those lime wheels is an art. Like any artist, dad, a.k.a. cocktail artist, will need the best tools to slice and dice. 

Peeling those lemon twists and slicing those lime wheels is an art. Like any artist, dad, a.k.a. cocktail artist, will need the best tools to slice and dice

Man Cave Poster

No matter how much he loves you, dad still needs to mark his territory. Show him you love him by giving him a little token to protect his personal dad space. 

No matter how much he loves you, dad still needs to mark his territory. Show him you love him by giving him a little token to protect his personal dad space. 

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