He might like a new tie. He’d probably enjoy some new tools. But you know what he’s sure to appreciate after years of bailing you out? A stiff drink.
Tullamore D.E.W. Phoenix is a limited-edition, triple-distilled, 55-ABV whiskey that’ll make him forget all about that money your owe him. And the other money, if you’re lucky. $55, www.tullamoredew.com
Cutty Sark’s new Prohibition Edition is a high-proof, no-nonsense, full-flavored whisky for the manliest of manly men -- aka your dad (he’ll appreciate the fib). $30, www.cutty-sark.com
For the man who loves a tech-y backstory: Tequila Avion’s Reserva 44 spends 43 months in a temperature-controlled stone cave, then ages an additional month in a flavor-enhancing barrel. $150, www.tequilaavion.com
Lock Stock & Barrel’s double-distilled, 13-year straight rye whiskey got all dressed up for Father’s Day in a hand-stained wood gift box. $117, www.lockstockandbarrelspirits.com
Because shaken and stirred are both a little stuffy for his style: The Rabbit Electric Cocktail Mixer makes for the happiest of hours. $20, www.bedbathandbeyond.com
The glassware gurus at Spiegelau teamed up with the hopsheads at Sierra Navada and Dogfish Head to create these IPA-specific goblets, specially designed to enhance the flavor and aroma of his favorite pale ale. $50 per six-pack, www.spiegelauusa.com