Father’s Day Drinks Dedicated to Dad!

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Contributed by Lawrence Moore

Venice Whaler

Crab Claw Bloody Mary
Bloody Mary’s will never be the same after you taste the Venice Whaler’s Crab Claw Bloody Mary, a spiced-up mix of vodka and house-made bloody mary mix topped with a succulent crab claw garnish ($12.00).

Whaler Fashioned
Cool down with Dad by the beach and sip on the Whaler Fashioned with Wild Turkey bourbon and brown sugar ($11.00).

Venice Whaler will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday June21st, from 11:00 am to 2:00 am; 10 West Washington Boulevard, Venice, CA 90292; 310.821.8737; www.venicewhaler.com

Downtown Johnny’s

Rye In The Eye
Catch up with Dad at Downtown Johnny’s over a tasty cocktail called Rye In The Eye, made with rye, lemon, sugar and topped with a bright red Cabernet float. ($11.00).

Downtown Johnny’s will be open for Father’s Day, Sunday June 21st, 2015 from 11:00 am to 2:00 am; 14649 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91043; 818.205.1616; www.downtownjohnnys.com


Washington Boulevard
Dad’s can sip on the hearty Washington Boulevard, a play on an old-fashioned that is crafted with Bulleit bourbon, Aperol, Amaro, bitters and an orange peel ($12.00).

FIN Sour
A little more whiskey never hurt anybody! Savor a FIN Sour with Dad, a cocktail mixed with rye whiskey, Disaronno and fresh lemon juice ($12.00).

FIN will be open for Father’s Day, Sunday June 21st, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; 12223 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90066; 310.398.8611; www.finculvercity.com 

Magnolia House

Lumberjack’s Breakfast
You do not have to cut down trees to appreciate this hearty cocktail from Magnolia House! Any Dad can savor the Lumberjack’s Breakfast blended with scotch, apple brandy, maple, cardamom syrup, lemon and egg whites ($12.00).

Magnolia House will be open for Father’s Day, Sunday June 21st, 2015 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm; 492 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101; 626.584.1126; www.themaghouse.com

solita Tacos & Margaritas Valencia

El Hombre
If a cocktail name means “the man,” in Spanish then it better be on your Father’s Day list of things to drink! Toast to your “old man” with the El Hombre, a margarita cocktail shaken with Agavales blanco tequila infused in-house with chipotle peppers, fresh lime juice and a touch of agave nectar ($9.00).

solita Michelada Bucket
Refreshingly satisfying and spicy, and also the perfect shareable item for Dad and kids (kids that are 21 years and older of course) is the solita Michelada Bucket served during Brunch at solita Tacos & Margaritas Valencia! Order up this icy bucket with four beers (of your choosing) with a carafe of house-made Michelada mix, along with chile con limon rimmed glasses ($20.00).

solita Tacos & Margaritas Valencia will be open for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21st, from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm with the bar remaining open until 12:00 Midnight; 24201 Valencia Boulevard, Suite 3470, Valencia, CA 91355; 661.291.1399; www.solitatacos.com

The Corner Door

Jesse Pink Gin
Dads are in for a treat at The Corner Door this Father’s Day! A beautifully created TIki-inspired drink named in honor of Aaron Paul’s star-making character, Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad, this fruitful cocktail is made with gin, Angostura bitters, coconut liqueur, orgeat and lime ($12.00).

Lumberjack Liquor Cabinet
For Dads who love their bourbon, look no further than the Lumberjack Liquor Cabinet made with bourbon, apple brandy, maple syrup and cinnamon smoke ($12.00).

The Corner Door will be open for Father’s DaySunday, June 21st, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 12:00 Midnight; 12477 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90066; 310.313.5810; www.thecornerdoorla.com

Tipple & Brine

Head to Venture Boulevard in Sherman Oaks where Dad can drink in style with Bar Manager A.J. Korchak’s Mo-Fashion crafted with Dickel Ryle Whisky, triple bitters blend, maraschino liquor, lemon and orange twist ($11.00).

Tipple & Brine will be open for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21st,  from 4:30 pm to 11:00 pm with the bar remaining open until 1:00 am; 14633 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403; 818.528.2550; www.TippleandBrine.com

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