Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about finding the perfect gift. From essentials to stock the liquor cabinet to new booze books, tools and trinkets to make drinking more fun, we’ve rounded up some ideas to fit all of dad’s liquid interests.

Rum Curious
Whiskey writer and author Fred Minnick breaks away from his normal beat to tackle the category of rum. A complete guide flush with bits of history, production information, tasting notes and cocktails, Rum Curious is a great gift for anyone who wants to learn more about what’s swirling around in their glass. $15, amazon.com

W & P Design Host Key
Multitasking just got a little easier with this wine key and bottle opener combo from W&P Design and Dovetail. Made from stainless steel, the host key is small to help reduce kitchen clutter, and it comes in gold, copper, silver, white or black. The best part? A magnetic dock is included to stick the tool on the fridge for easy access. $17, wandpdesign.com

Global Beer Tour
For the travel-hungry, Lonely Planet’s Global Beer Tour walks the reader through the best places to find the beer in 30 countries, spanning five continents. Information includes curated travel trails, unique beers, food pairings and more. $19.99, shop.lonelyplanet.com

Kegworks Urban Bar Georgian Bitters Bottle
If dad likes tinkering with tinctures, these bitters bottles will help up his game. Made with a painted copper band and stainless steel dasher top, the dashing bottles hold 200 mL of liquid. $20.99, kegworks.com

Miir Camp Mug
Perfect for coffee, tea, or even a nip of booze, this appealing camping cup will bring a smile of joy to the outdoorsy types. $27, intelligentsiacoffee.com

Home Brew Journal
Dialing in a home brew can be a daunting task, so a resource for documenting recipes, observations and results can come in handy. Made with recycled paper and synthetic leather, this journal is just the tool for the job. $28, uncommongoods.com

Pappy Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup
The makers of the whiskey world’s most coveted bourbon lent used barrels to age this robust maple syrup. Made with sap from Bissell Maple Farm in Ohio, the syrup rests for six months in 15-year-old Pappy barrels before bottling. Perfect for adding an extra-decadent sweetness to pancakes and cocktails. $38, huckberry.com

Food52 Blackberry Farm Grilling Trio
This trifecta of BBQ-ready condiments from Blackberry Farm will spruce up any backyard cook-out. Hailing from the mountains of Tennessee, the flavors include Apple Onion Jam, Smoked Onion Jam and a BBQ Dry Rub, chock full of spices. $43, food52.com

Mazama Wares Pint Glass
Made to fit comfortably in hand while also looking more modern and hip than your average pint glass, the new 20-ounce beer glasses from Mazama Wares look and pour beautifully. $38, shopmazama.com

Mantry Box 
Dad’s going to love the grab bag of goodies that comes in a Mantry Food Subscription box. Each one includes 6 full size artisan food products, chosen by the experts at Mantry, like Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup from Vermont, Whiskey Salami from Utah and BBQ Sauce from the backwoods of Alabama. The goods get packed in a Handmade Wooden Crate with a custom Manual detailing product stories and recipes, and the company donates 1% of total sales to City Harvest, helping rescue over 20 tons of food and redistributing it to families in need of good, fresh food. $59 for one box, mantry.com

CraftX Beer Subscription
The new national beer membership service is the next best thing to a taproom visit, as the monthly subscription features beer from independent brewers like Four Sons Brewing, Latitude 33, and Indie Brewing. Many of the two dozen cans that come in the box are rare releases, typically only previously available in the brewery’s tasting rooms and local restaurants. $60 per month, craftxbeer.com

Saloonbox: Bacon Bourbon Old Fashioned + Imbibe Magazine
Saloonbox’s Bacon Bourbon Old Fashioned blends bacon-infused bourbon with Vermont maple syrup from Butternut Mountain Farm and orange bitters. Bonus: Each kit includes a 1-year subscription to Imbibe$66, saloonbox.com

Pierre Ferrand Reserve Double Cask Cognac
The newest sipping Cognac to join the Ferrand portfolio, this beauty was aged twice, a practice sometimes used in Cognac production in the 1800s. In addition to Cognac’s usual ethereal allure, this brandy conveys a measured silky-sweet roundness from the additional time spent in Banyuls casks. $70, klwines.com