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Raise A Toast To Dad! 5 Quirky Cocktails For Father's Day

Cheers To Daddy

Cheers To Daddy

From guiding you as a child to being your partner in crime in adulthood, dad has always had your back. Be it protecting you from bullies on the playground or navigating through real world politics, he has always led you through the highs and lows of life.

With the million tokens of gratitude that we owe him, this Fathers's Day, raise a roast to your hero with refreshing cocktails.

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Ginger Curry Leaf Martini

Ginger Curry Leaf Martini

Ginger mixed with curry leaves and class gin results in an exotic concoction ideal for a warm Sunday evening with dad.

Ginger: Small piece
Curry leaves: 5 to 6
Sour mix: 20 ml
Bombay Sapphire Gin: 60 ml
Ice cubes

- Muddle ginger and curry leaves together in a shaker
- Add sour mix, few cubes of ice and 60 ml of Bombay Sapphire Gin
- Shake all together
- With the help of a strainer, pour it in a tall glass
- Garnish with ginger julienne and curry leaves

(Courtesy: InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram - Restaurant: KoKoMMo Tiki Shack)

Talli Botanist

Talli Botanist

Quirky flavours of this drink is just what you need to add the fun element to Father's Day celebrations with dad.

Gin: 60 ml
Jamun syrup: 20 ml
Lime juice: 20 ml
Egg white: 1 egg
Black salt: 2 dash
Edible flowers: For garnish

- Add all the ingredients in the shaker cup and do a dry shake
- Add ice and shake it well
- Double strain it into a chilled coupe glass
- Garnish it with edible flowers

(Courtesy: Tappa)

London Dry Betel

London Dry Betel

Strong and sweet flavours combined together in this cocktail will be a tongue-tickling treat for dad.

Gin: 60 ml
Betel leaf: 1
Elderflower syrup: 15 ml
Lime juice: 15 ml
Tonic water

- Take a betel leaf and cut it into two halves
- Add one half in a shaker
- Add lime juice, elderflower syrup and slightly mix them together
- Add Gin and fill the shaker with ice
- Shake it nicely
- Fine strain in an AP wine glass over ice cubes and top it up with tonic water.
- Garnish with the other half of the betel leaf

(Courtesy: DANDY, The FIO Bar)

Jack Julep

Jack Julep

For a whisky-loving dad, this cocktail is the ideal drink to make a toast.
Jack Daniel's Old No. 7: 60 ml
Simple syrup: 1 tbsp
Crushed ice
Mint sprig: 1

- In the bottom of a mixing glass, muddle 1 sprig of mint with simple syrup
- Fill with crushed ice
- Add Jack Daniel's
- Stir gently
- Garnish with Mint Sprig

(Courtesy: Jack Daniel's)

Lynchburg Lemonade

Lynchburg Lemonade

Soothing flavours of Jack Daniel's with a tangy lemon twist will give good high to your celebrations with dad.

Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7: 1 part
Triple sec: 1 part
Sour mix: 1 part
Lemon-lime soda: 4 parts

- Add all ingredients to a shaker and combine well
- Garnish with a lemon slice, cherry and serve chilled

(Courtesy: Jack Daniel's)


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