We have some recommendations for the best Father’s Day 2018 gift ideas. Of course, this will come so handy if your dad enjoys a good drop or two. Ideally, Father’s Day is the one day of the year designated to showing your dad (or the father figure in your life) just how much you appreciate all they’ve done for you. And, when it comes to giving them a gift of appreciation, there’s probably nothing better than a high-quality bottle of their favorite liquor.
Best liquor for Father’s Day under $80
Premium liquor doesn’t have to break the bank. With boutique distilleries on the rise ( and a thriving cocktail revival underway), you can now buy some choice bourbons, whiskeys, rums, vodkas, gins and liqueurs for well under $80.
Best bourbon for Father’s Day
If your dad has a penchant for bourbon, James from The Bourbon Enthusiast recommends Colonel E.H. Taylor Single Barrel Bourbon as the best Father’s Day gift for under $80. This is retailing at around $69. And, it’s produced by the world’s most award-winning distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery. No doubt, it’s a true collector’s bourbon.
According to The Bourbon Enthusiast, Colonel E.H. Taylor Single Barrel Bourbon is one of the better-packaged bourbons, delivered in an unmistakable canister that’ll look like royalty sitting on the shelf. The bourbon inside lives up to the impressive packaging, with a distinct taste of its own that your dad will be sure to love. It also makes a great addition to these classic bourbon cocktail recipes.
Best scotch for Father’s Day
Does your dad like his scotch on the smooth side? Then, Aberfeldy 12-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky gets our vote as the best scotch for fathers who like Highland single malt drams. Aberfeldy is aged for 12 years and bottled at 80 proof. It goes through a unique 70-hour fermentation process to really let its fruit and honey notes shine through. The result is a super smooth and easy to drink scotch with nice complexity that your dad will love to savor and share with friends and family.
Best Rum for Father’s Day
We recently spoke to Marcos Pilavakis, founder of popular Instagram account @ruminterest, about his best rum recommendations for 2018 and one, in particular, took our fancy. Plantation Barbados 5 Years is an incredibly tasty bottle of rum (and a great value for money too). No doubt, it’s an excellent choice for the perfect Father’s Day 2018 gift ideas.
Plantation Barbados is, initially, aged in American oak barrels for three to four years. Thereafter, it’s then further aged for one to two years in French cognac casks. This dual aging process leads to notes of fresh tropical fruits. (Plus hints of dried coconut, aromas of vanilla and a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg). This classic Barbados rum is ideal in cocktails like the Mai Tai. It’s also the perfect accompaniment to a classic rum and Coke.
Decanters + Liquors = Classy Father’s Day 2018 Gift Ideas
You sure want to go a step further this Father’s Day to impress your dad. And, a stylish decanter (to store his liquor in) is a timeless gift that he’d adore. In fact, he can enjoy it for many years to come. And, that will probably make him think of you each time he sips his drink!
When you store liquor in a decanter, it adds an upper class of panache to any home bar. And, definitely, your dad will love the elegance. Imagine pouring himself a glass of his favorite brand directly from the mouth of a classy glassware. Of course, this can go well with wine and all types of distilled spirits (like scotch, bourbon, and whiskey, etc.). It’s also a wonderful way to showcase the clarity of the spirits rather than hiding them within the commercial bottle. Decanting can also help to even enhance the flavor of the liquor over time.
Prestige Decanters offers an exquisite range of artisan, handmade decanters, and drinkware. Our master artisans use the finest glass and woods to hand-craft your perfect Father’s Day 2018 gift ideas to life. Check out the full range of decanters here and treat your dad to something he’ll truly love.