Pernod Ricard

5 Father’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad

Jordhan Woods, ReserveBar Spirits Writer


Fathers play a significant part in our lives, taking on many diverse roles and encompassing a wide range of interests and identities. It's essential to celebrate these unique individuals and the countless brothers, uncles, and friends who also act as father figures in our lives.

As Father's Day approaches on Sunday, June 18th, let's embrace the rich tapestry of family structures and relationships that shape our lives. To help you find the perfect way to show your appreciation, we've put together a list of 5 unique and uplifting gift ideas suitable for all types of father figures. Whether you're celebrating with your own father, a father figure, or honoring someone else's, these thoughtful gifts will surely brighten their day and create lasting memories.

A bottle of Código 1530 and a 2 oz. pour of it over a clear ice cube sits on an outdoor table.

The Hobby Dad

Does your father have any passion projects that have turned him into a so-called “expert”? A hobby he enjoys that turned him into a professional? Does he appreciate the challenge within a puzzle, the quest of catching a big fish, or the rare accomplishment of getting a hole-in-one? If your father appreciates experiences that are thought out, fine-tuned, and worthwhile, then Código 1530 Añejo is the tequila for him. This tequila is carefully aged for 18 months in the finest French White Oak wine barrels and has been lauded by tequila experts as the finest Añejo tequila available. Código 1530 prides itself on using the best inputs like local baker’s yeast, water filtered through volcanic rocks, and the finest agave. A father who appreciates a good story, rare experiences, and fulfilling hobbies deserves to try or be gifted Código 1530 Añejo.

A bottle of Redbreast 12 next to two old fashioned cocktails.

The “In the Know” Dad

For the father or father figure in your life who typically is in the know when it comes to whiskey, we recommend pouring him a glass of silky smooth Redbreast 12 Year Old. This whiskey has a harmonious balance of spice, fruit, and sherry, making it the perfect whiskey to celebrate this special occasion. As the world’s most awarded Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, you can’t go wrong with the gift of Redbreast this Father’s Day. 

Aberlour 12 Year being gifted

The Discerning Dad

If your father or father figure is a passionate whisky drinker or lover of curated gifts, we think he deserves to unwind with a dram of Aberlour 12 Year Old. Crafted along the River Spey in the intimate Aberlour distillery, Aberlour 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch whisky is a complex, bold, sweet, and well-rounded spirit best enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or with a little water added.

Jefferson's Ocean held by a dad

The Explorer Dad

If your dad is an on-the-go type of guy searching for an adventurous experience, we recommend this one-of-a-kind bourbon. Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea® is a bourbon that ages its barrels aboard ships that travel the world's seas. The constant motion of the sea churns the whiskey, increasing its interaction with the wood of the barrel, which delivers a caramelized and richer bourbon.

A bottle of Jameson Black Barrel on a table with 3 old fashioned cocktails

The Culinary Dad

If you know your dad is a culinary maestro, creating delicious dishes in the comfort of his own kitchen, we have the perfect whiskey to complement his scrumptious creations. Treat your dad to a bottle of Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey this Father’s Day. Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey has intensified notes of vanilla sweetness and caramel alongside toasted wood, fruit, and warm spice due to the time spent maturing in these double-charred barrels. To earn the coveted moniker of “favorite kid,” we also recommend crafting Dad a classic old fashioned to sip while he flambés as well!

We know you could buy the father in your life a sweatshirt or a gift card, but we’d like to think he may enjoy a fine double cask Scotch neat or an Irish Whiskey on the rocks a bit more. Impress your dad this Father’s Day with one of these premium and unique bottles instead. Don’t worry; we’ll let you take all the credit.

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