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5 Stiff Drinks For Dad

Give your dad what he really wants for Father's Day: skip the ties and gift certificates, and go straight to the spirits. After a long day (or maybe just because!), dads will appreciate these tasty, booze-heavy drinks.

Old Fashioned

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For devoted whiskey drinkers, there is nothing quite like a simple and satisfying old fashioned with just bourbon, bitters, and a smidgen of sugar.

Hemingway Daquiri

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Cheers to the literary legend Ernest Hemingway, who inspired this smooth Papa Doblé daiquiri. No, it's not the blended strawberry drink you're used to seeing. This straight-up beverage contains rum, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and maraschino liqueur.

Vieux Carré

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Cognac and sweet vermouth balance out the rye whiskey in a Vieux Carré, a New Orleans cocktail that's best served straight up or with one ice cube.

Negroni

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The bitter negroni makes a bold statement and is not for the faint of heart. It calls for three alcoholic ingredients (save the orange twist): gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth.

Sazerac

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The addition of absinthe to a Sazerac gives the rye cocktail an anise flavor that subtly sweetens the deal.

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