William Grant & Sons, a family-owned distillery featuring a diverse portfolio of award-winning spirits, was established in 1887 and is still being run by the descendants of the founder, William Grant. For this family-centric company, Father’s Day is a heartfelt and appreciated holiday when family members honor generations of fathers for their contributions, love, and support. For this special day, William Grant & Sons recommends the following spirited gifts for Father’s Day.

 

 

wiskey glenfiFOR THE SOPHISTICATED

Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky is the world’s most awarded Scotch whisky and the 15 year old Solera is a testament to the quality of product that this family-owned-and-run company has been producing since 1887. Glenfiddich’s 15 year old whisky is matured to perfection in three different types of oak casks: sherry, traditional bourbon and new oak and gives a silky smooth taste revealing layers of sherry oak, marzipan, cinnamon and ginger. (SRP $59.99)www.glenfiddich.com

 

 

 

 

FOR THE ENTREPRENEURwhiskey family

Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky is proud to share Family Spirit, a celebration of family-run enterprises, which offers a behind-the-scenes look into what makes them truly special and delivers valuable insight into their long term success.  The release of Family Spirit provides a unique opportunity to highlight the importance of family-owned and operated businesses while also informing the world on why enduring family enterprises consistently produce top quality products. It is the perfect Father’s Day Gift for entrepreneurial fathers.  (Chronicle Books / Publishers; Available now via Amazon.com; $40.00; Hardcover)

 

 

FOR THE CRAFTSMANwhiskey balve

The Balvenie 12 year old DoubleWood Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a great gift for the Father with a refined palate. The Balvenie 12 year old DoubleWood is transferred from a traditional oak bourbon cask to a European oak sherry cask during maturation, hence the name DoubleWood. This whisky is smooth and mellow and gives undertones of nutty sweetness, cinnamon spiciness and a proportioned layer of sherry which gives a long and warming finish. (SRP $54.99) www.thebalevnie.com

 

 

 

 

 

whiskey tulaFOR THE SOCIABLE

Tullamore D.E.W. Original Irish Whiskey is a very smooth and delicious Irish whiskey for the casual drinker. This mild blended whiskey has spicy, lemony and malty notes with charred wood undertones giving it a soft, buttery and rounded flavor that lingers in the mouth. (SRP $24)  www.tullamoredew.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR THE SELF-RELIANTwhiskey

 

Hudson Whiskeyembodies the spirit of adventure and self-reliance of the Hudson Valley, sourcing 90% of its raw materials within a ten mile radius to support local, organic farmers.  The Manhattan Rye’s taste can be declared vibrantly bold, spicy and backwoods rustic, with a smidgen of honey and coconut. As the Hudson Whiskey distillers say, “It’s good old American ingenuity you can taste.” (SRP $44.99) www.hudsonwhiskeycom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monkey Shoulder Bottle

Monkey Shoulder Bottle

FOR THE WITTY

 

This cheeky blended whisky is actually a marriage of three Speyside’s finest single malts. The resulting liquid, Monkey Shoulder, has a sweet and rich vanilla flavor with a brown sugar and creamy toffee balance, oak notes, and a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. (SRP – $32.99) www.monkeyshoulder.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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