Best Fathers’ Day gift ideas (2021): great gifts that he’ll actually want
The best Fathers' Day gifts for doting dads.
Fathers’ Day is always a tricky time, as your dad will always say that he doesn’t need a gift for you to make him happy. But he does, he really, really does.
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Best Fathers’ Day gift ideas
1. Keepr's Smoked Honey Bourbon
Aged for 18 months in White American Oak Barrels and finished in an English distillery with with Cotswold water and infused with smoked 100% British Honey, Keepr really has created a unique drink that we can't get enough of. There is a brilliant balance between smoke and honey, all the while the bourbon cuts through.
2. Masons Original personalised gin
We can vouch that the liquid inside this personalised bottle of Masons gin is top notch, while the personalisation bit adds a touch of class to the glass. If your dad is a G&T fan, then look no further than this one.
3. LX Candle: The Morning After
LX Lab prove that designer candles don't have to be stuffy. Founded by designer Laurent Guinci and his team, these candles smell fantastic and come in two ranges: AM (a lighter, softer range) and PM (a scent that packs a bit more power). We're fans of The Morning After which has the heady scent of linen and aftershave.
4. The Golden Gun Keyring
While we all sit patiently and wait for Not Time To Die to hit the big screen, this Golden Gun keyring, inspired by Francisco Scaramanga's weapon of choice, is a must for any Bond-loving dad.
5. Ezra Brooks Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Ezra Brooks Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a great gift for a dad who likes his whiskey with an 'e'. We've taste tested and there's a really nice dollop of spice and vanilla in the taste, with a peppery finish. It's made right on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail by Lux Row Distillers and also works well in a mint julep.
6. R2-D2 Star Wars Multi Pressure Cooker
Look, there isn't much to say about this one, other than it's a freakin' pressure cooker that has been made to look like R2-D2. If your dad is into high-intensity cooking, with a love of a galaxy far, far away then this is a very special gift indeed.
7. Boglins King Vlobb Hand Puppet
If your dad grew up in the 80s, then it is very likely that he had a Boglin as a pet. This is an official replica of the Boglins King Vlobb Hand Puppet and looks great. Oh, and if you use the code SUPER10 then you should be able to get 10% off the price.
8. Rolling Stones Sock Box Set
Socks inspired by one of the greatest rock bands of all time. If that doesn't tick all the Fathers' Day boxes, then we don't know what does. There are three socks in the pack and they are named, aptly: Paint It Bright, Ruby Tuesday and I Got The Blues.
9. Taskmaster Board Game
Get your dad to relive the Taskmaster show with this fantastic board game which takes the best bits of Taskmaster and allows you to play them in the comfort of your own home.
10. Gladstone Axe
The Gladstone Axe is a great spin on blended whisky, blending Highland Malt Whisky selected from 14 distilleries and then ageing it in some American Oak Barrels. This adds a real spice and honey taste to the mix.
11. Wild And Game Fathers' Day Hamper
If your father is 'game' for anything then this Wild And Game Fathers' Day Hamper is a lovely idea. It comes with a whole host of game meat, including: Venison Steaks, Wild Boar Burgers, Pheasant Wellington and more.
12. GlenAllachie 15 Year Old Single Malt Whisky
We were blown away with the GlenAllachie 15 Year Old Single Malt Whisky when we taste tested it. There are hints of raisins and Turkish Delight, with sprinkles of salt and dates mixed in. There's a huge amount of sherry notes, too, thanks to the maturation in the cask and we were impressed just by how smooth the dram was.
13. Salcombe Daring Gin
This limited-edition gin is really rather special. Developed in collaboration with world-renowned Michelin-starred chef Paul Ainsworth and with a palette that is similar to the food that makes up his remarkable A Tale of Porthilly dish, this really is one for foodies and gin lovers alike.
14. Ardbeg Scorch
This is rather special. Bottled to celebrate Ardbeg Day 2021, the Ardbeg Scorch is a big whisky packed with character that needs to be tasted with a little water to get its full effect. It's been matured in very heavily charred ex-Bourbon casks, which offer up an intense aroma of soot and smoke. Couple this with black liquorice and herbal notes, and what you have is a fantastic bottle of whisky.
15. The Cheese Geek: Freddie
The Cheese Geek has some cracking platters available for Fathers' Day, all given a rather rock'n'roll spin. Our favourite is The Freddie which comes with a three-pack of Northern Monk beer, three different cheeses weighing in total 650g. Couple this with some crackers and condiments and what you have is a delicious treat for your dad.
16. Brew Tea porcelain mug and jug set
Brew Tea is already in our best tea guide and for good reason: its loose-leaf teas make a perfect brew. Its store is packed with some brilliant tea-based gifts, though - including this brilliant porcelain mug and jug set. There are plenty of colours to choose from, so you can get one to fit whatever colour scheme your dad's kitchen is.