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Brett Gibbons

Latest premium tipples to salute dads everywhere with Father's Day drinks round-up

Drink a toast to dads everywhere ahead of upcoming Father's Day celebrations with a variety of quality tipples that are available across the nation. From quality rums to whiskies from around the globe, traditional beers to more exotic varieties, there are many alternatives to salute every father figure.

Father's Day is held on the third Sunday of June in the UK and honours dads and father figures, such as grandfathers and fathers-in-law. It's the ideal occasion to drink a toast to celebrate with something special.

Beer Hawk

Cheers Dad Beer Box is back for beer-loving dads. This expertly-crafted little gem is packed with five brilliant beers, a glass, and even a snack to finish off the mix - all wrapped up and ready to gift, and only £20.

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Depth Charge Spiced Rum

Taking advantage of the increasing demand for spiced rum, with sales up by 35 per cent between 2019-2020, Depth Charge explodes with flavour. Built on a base of Caribbean rum enhanced with a selection mouth-watering spices, Depth Charge's unique and powerful flavour profile is finished off with lashings of lime and mandarin.

Perfect on the rocks or simply with a mixer, Depth Charge blows others out the water. To really elevate the flavours, try Depth Charge in a Spiced Rum Old Fashioned for a real flavour explosion.

Price - RRP £23.95

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Santa Teresa 1796 Rum

Gift the man who loves a taste of the unexpected with Santa Teresa 1796 - a surprisingly rich yet dry rum. Aged through a traditional Solera Method, usually reserved for sherry production, each bottle has some of the very first 1796 flavour running through because the original cask was never emptied. Available from The Whisky Exchange or Master of Malt.

Price - RRP £52.95

Angel's Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon finished in port wine barrels

Aged for up to six years, and then finished in 60-gallon Portuguese ruby port casks, Angel's Envy is a deliciously rich and smooth bourbon. Tasted at every step to ensure unparalleled quality, the resulting whiskey has a clean and lingering sweetness and just a hint of Madeira to finish.

A whiskey that blends tradition and innovation together, Angel's Envy pioneered secondary finishing with bourbon, traditionally used in the creation of Scotch. Available from The Whisky Exchange and Master of Malt.

Price - RRP £56.95

Diplomático Rum and Dark Sugars Cocoa House

These ideal partners have come together to create the ultimate rum and chocolate experience. The truffles marry premium dark rum and West African-inspired chocolate in a match made in heaven.

The Diplomático Rum Truffle, Blood Orange and Rum Truffle and Rum Crème de Sel Truffles will be on sale in-store and online at from until September 2022.

The chocolates are handmade every week in Greenwich with 75% cacao and fresh cream and served sprinkled with a dusting of cacao. The limited-edition Diplomático truffles are infused with Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva, the perfect sipping rum thanks to its rich and smooth texture.

Diplomático rum carries notes of coffee, chocolate, orange peel and liquorice, creating the perfect pairing alongside these luxurious chocolate truffles. It is passionately crafted by in-house rum masters or ‘ Maestros Roneros’ , Nelson Hernandez, one of Diplomático’s Meastros Roneros.

In a similar fashion to Diplomático rum, Dark Sugars pulls on the expertise of a master of her craft to offer premium chocolates inspired by the flavours and passions of Ghana. Founder, Fatou Mendy was originally trained as a chocolatier and honed her craft working for establishments like The Ivy restaurant before setting up Dark Sugars in 1999. The chocolates are freshly made every week at their Greenwich site, to be sold in store or shipped all over the UK.

The perfect gift for Father’s Day, these limited-edition treats are priced from £25 and the option to add a miniature or full-size bottle of Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva Rum.

Aldi Haysmith's Coffee Espresso Gin

Those looking to enjoy bar-worthy, caffeinated tipples at home this summer will be delighted to learn that Aldi is launching its very own coffee-accented offering. The resurgence of the espresso martini has seen the classic cocktail become a firm staple in bars and restaurants across the globe, with consumption of coffee liqueur growing a whopping 43 per cent in the last year alone.

Haysmith's Espresso Coffee Gin is available in Aldi stores now. (Liverpool Echo/Phoebe Barton)

Aldi’s product boasts flavours of freshly roasted arabica coffee beans from Columbia and Peru, distilled with a selection of handpicked botanicals to produce a decadent digestif that is best served as part of a G&T with a twist.

Price - £14.99 per bottle

Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

Distilleries are helping to reinvent the coffee liqueur category for people who appreciate great coffee but not at the expense of others and the planet. The acclaimed Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur is perfect over ice or for the ever-popular Expresso Martini, simply add ice and shake.

It contains Grade 1 forest grown speciality Ethiopian and Brazilian coffees, a touch of demerara sugar and distilled British wheat spirit. These are precisely roasted to deliver a bold coffee with liquorice and cocoa, whilst enhancing natural vanillas and hints of stone fruits and caramel.

The newly rebranded Cold Brew is available from Waitrose Cellar in a 70cl bottle with an abv of 25%, priced at £30.

Conker works directly with changemakers in the ethical coffee industry, sourcing beans from small independent farmers in Shakisso, Ethiopia and Mococa, Brazil.

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