Regardless if dad, grandpa, or another significant fatherly figure first became a proud papa at the turn of the century or in 2013, there’s a drink for each and every one of them. Here’s a plethora of picks for the male parent who helped us grow up to our present selves.
In honor of 1953's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Marilyn Monroe proclaimed "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." The Gentleman's Delight (created by San Francisco mixologist Duggan McDonnell) isn't as pricey, but it will put a similar smile on dad's face.
- 1 1/2 Cup pats Bombay Sapphire East Gin
- 1 1/2 parts tonic water
- 3/4 parts Martini Bianco Vermouth
- 1 part fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 part simple syrup
Fill a Collins glass with ice and build drink in the glass. Stir, lay a thin cucumber wedge over the top, douse with Angostura bitters, and serve.