Dad-Approved Beer Cocktails to Sip This Father's Day

From mowing the lawn to reapairing leaky faucets, dads really do it all. Say "thanks" with a cocktail crafted just for him. 

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Beer is likely Dad's go-to drink during a hot summer day or at the end of the work week. But for Father's Day, serve him something extra special. Drinks that satisfy Dad's preference for malty, hoppy flavors will delight his beer-loving tastebuds. Check out how easy it is to make this Lawnmower Cocktail: 

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Make this simple, beer-based cocktail for Father's Day.

Thirsty for more cocktail ideas? These refreshing, beer-based cocktails are the perfect treat for a hard-working dad or husband on Father's Day.

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Classic cocktails get an elevated twist with the addition of beer.

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Cowboy Breakfast Skillet

Start Father's Day off right by serving Dad breakfast in bed. This Tex-Mex-inspired breakfast gets its flavor from jalapeños, beans and fire-roasted tomatoes. Get the recipe>>

Pizza Hand Pies

Make his favorite food easy to eat. These pizza hand pies are great as an appetizer or as a meal. Fill them with his favorite toppings and serve with marinara dipping sauce. Get the recipe>>

Stout Pancakes

Start his day off right with a sweet and salty breakfast. The secret ingredient in these pancakes — stout! Get the recipe>>

Ale Pretzel Caramels

The surprise ingredient in these soft caramel chews is beer. The distinct ale flavor combined with sweet caramel will have Dad coming back for more. Get the recipe>>

White Negroni Cocktail

This cocktail is the perfect drink for the trendy, sophisticated dad. Unexpected bitters give it a punch of flavor. Get the recipe>>

Grilled Citrus Herb Branzino

For a healthy treat, give Dad grilled citrus herb branzino for dinner. The fish is packed with citrus flavor; serve it with parsley radish salad for a colorful summertime meal. Get the recipe>>

Chocolate Tea Biscuit Cake

This chocolate cake is fit for royalty. The tea biscuits and rich chocolatey flavor resemble Prince William's groom cake — your dad will love being treated like a prince. Get the recipe>>

Sourdough Stuffing With Parmesan and Leeks

The vegetarian dad will be getting seconds of this sourdough stuffing recipe. The bread absorbs the right amount of flavor from the Parmesan and leeks. Get the recipe>>

Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

This frozen hot chocolate recipe will be sure to cool off Dad from the summer heat. Add tequila or Kahlua and finely chopped chocolate for a rich flavor. Get the recipe>>

Beer Cheese Dip

This year, give Dad the perfect snack to accompany his favorite beer. This beer cheese dip gets its spicy flavor from horseradish sauce. Serve it with pretzel sticks or on top of toasted crostinis as an appetizer. Get the recipe>>

Greek Chicken-Stuffed Pita

Who doesn't love a pita-bread sandwich? Serve this chicken recipe with tzatziki sauce made with nonfat Greek yogurt for a healthier approach Dad will thank you for. Get the recipe>>

Frozen Mint Julep

The Southern dad will love this mint julep cocktail. Make it in the blender with ice for a refreshing summer treat. Get the recipe>>

Salt-Encrusted Branzino

Making branzino may seem overwhelming, but even a novice cook can successfully make this recipe. The encrusted salt gives the fish its flavor without drying it out. Get the recipe>>

Stout Caramel Corn

Plan a movie night and serve a delicious popcorn recipe. This salted caramel popcorn — flavored with stout — will be Dad's new favorite treat. Get the recipe>>

Baked Piña Colada Doughnuts

The glaze on these doughnuts is infused with pineapple juice for an extra-flavorful bite. Bake them instead of frying for a healthier treat. Get the recipe>>

Pub-Style Pretzels

Make your dad feel as if he's hanging out at his favorite pub. Serve these delicious, salty pretzels with beer cheese sauce and his beer of choice. Get the recipe>>

Frozen Orange Cocktail

This cocktail gets its potency from orange-flavored French liqueur and vanilla-infused vodka. Orange sherbet adds a rich, fruity flavor, masking the taste of the alcohol. Get the recipe>>

Coca-Cola Cupcake With Salted PB Frosting

Soda gives this cupcake its rich, full flavor. Top it with salted peanut butter frosting for a sweet and salty bite. Get the recipe>>

Bloody Mary With a Twist

Carrot juice gives this classic Bloody Mary recipe a fun twist. Add cherry tomatoes and yellow pepper slices as garnish for a delicious treat Dad will love to drink while relaxing. Get the recipe>>

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Irish Mexican Coffee

Surprise Dad with Irish coffee topped with whiskey-infused whipped cream. Just make sure he doesn't operate any heavy machinery after drinking this warm cocktail. Get the recipe>>

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Blue Moon Beer Cupcake

The main ingredient in this cupcake recipe is Blue Moon beer. The orange-amber flavor adds a tangy twist to the sweet taste of the cupcake. Get the recipe>>

Nacho Dip

This hearty dip is packed with flavor. Whipping up this dip is easy — all it requires is mixing! Get the recipe>>

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Chicken and Sausage Pasta

This chicken and sausage pasta gets its spiciness from Creole-inspired sauce. Dad won't be disappointed with this hearty meal. Get the recipe>>

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Applewood Bacon Shortbread Cookies

This may look like bacon, but it's actually shortbread cookie. The buttery flavor of the shortbread complements the applewood smoked salt seasoning that adds a bacon-like flavor to the cookie. Get the recipe>>

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