Dad’s need time-outs too. Here are a few gift ideas to help celebrate all the years they’ve celebrated you.
Turn the lid on this shaker from Pottery Barn ($39.99) to reveal recipes for 15 different cocktails. Recipes include classic drinks like the Side Car and Old fashioned and a few new favorites including an Orange Blossom and Palm Beach. Add the ingredients for one of the drinks for an over the top present.
Give your bar-master a great set of tools with this stainless steel bar tools set from Crate & Barrel ($49.95). Set includes tongs, strainer, spoon, jigger and bottle opener.
Beer and wine-o
If your pops is a fan of all things baseball then he’ll love drinking a cold one from a frosty glass from Pottery Barn sporting his favorite team logo ($19 and up, available online only). Even better you can get it personalized for free. Throw in his favorite 6-pack of brew for a gift giving home run.
For the wine lover, give him a 6 bottle Cucina wine gift set from napastyle.com ($90). The set includes two bottles of white and four bottles of red from undiscovered vineyards around the world. Add Cheese and Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing, and Enjoying by Janet Fletcher ($17.96, barnesandnoble.com) for a perfectly paired gift.
Belly up to the bar
Can’t bring your dad to the beach? Then bring the beach to him with this Margaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker ($199, bedbathandbeyond.com) Automated and manual settings allow the recipient to make 36 ounces of flavorful frozen drinks.
Draught beer at home is easy with this home beer tap system from Krups ($99.99, krupsonlinestore.com). Get a 5L Heineken DraughtKeg snap on the disposable draught beer tube (included in box), insert keg into the BeerTender and serve.
Photo credits: Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel, Krups, Bed Bath and Beyond.
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