What’s the Perfect Gift for Dad? Here’s What We Think – Singlemalt.ph

What’s the Perfect Gift for Dad? Here’s What We Think

 

Need a gift for that special someone (could be yourself 😀)??

Father’s Day is coming up and we’re here to help. We know that it’s hard to find that perfect gift for dad. But luckily for you, we know our whisky…. so you’re in safe hands. Also, don’t forget to finish this article because we have a special announcement at the bottom.

So to help you choose, we came up with 3 categories to make things a bit easier: The Experts Picks, Whisky sets, and Other Cool (non-whisky) Gifts for him to enjoy!

So let’s get started.

The Expert’s Picks

These are bottles that we would give to our own fathers. They were chosen by our resident SMPH whisky experts based off of the quality of the whisky and the presentation to go along with it. These are whiskies that any father would be proud to showcase on his shelf or drink on a special occasion!

Glenmorangie Signet

This single malt whisky is something that you definitely want to have in your collection. The Glenmorangie Signet comes in a beautiful box, packaging, solid heavy cap, and lavish bottle design. It’s one of those bottles that you know is expensive just by looking at it.

However, the design is only half the battle. What makes the Glenmorangie Signet so special is the juice that comes inside.

The Glenmorangie Signet Whisky is so rare that they have to close down the whole distillery for one week every year. They call it the Signet Week and for seven days each year, the Glenmorangie distillery only produces the ‘chocolate malt’ and halts production on all other whiskies, a highly unusual occurrence in the whisky industry.

The Glenmorangie Signet is also the recipient of numerous industry awards such as the: 2016 IWC Whisky of the Year and the 2018 SF Spirits Awards Double Gold Winner. Truly a must-have for any collection!

Cost: P12,999

Click here to get the Glenmorangie Signet

Dalmore Cigar Malt + RYJ Cuban Cigar

Now this… this is the gift for our cigar-loving dads! If he loves his Cubans, he’s going to love the Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve.

The Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve is the perfect accompaniment to the finest cigars. The whisky is aged in American Oak Ex-Bourbon Casks and mixed with a batch in the finest Gonzalez Byass Sherry Casks, previously holding 30 Year Old Matusalem Oloroso Sherry and Cabernet Sauvignon wine barriques.

What you get is soft vanilla and honey notes, blended with the sweet, dark rich sherry.

For Father’s Day, the Dalmore Cigar Malt comes with a Complimentary RYJ Cuban No. 3 Cigar, which was perfectly paired and selected by the Dalmore experts!

Cost: P7,499

Click here to get the Dalmore + Cigar Set

 

Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old + Free Rocks Glass

The Dalwhinnie 15 year old is a highly awarded scotch whisky from the Highland Region and is widely-known for its simple yet crisp characteristics by whisky lovers around the world.

With smoky florals and fruit essences, this bottle will give your palate a nutty vanilla taste, and take you to a long and smooth nutty finish with some hints of smoke.

Getting a 95 rating from Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible is not enough for this whisky as it also garnered numerous awards worldwide such as the

  • Gold Award for the Single Malt Scotch – 13 to 19 Yrs Category in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2013
  • Gold award at the The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business) 2013 awards for the Highlands & Islands 13-18 yo category.

Makes a perfect dram to have over a nice Father’s Day Dinner.

Cost: P2,999 

Click here to get the Dalwhinnie 15 year old

 

Whisky Sets for Dad

For Father’s Day, give the best man in your life a whisky set to add to his collection. Trust us, he’s gonna love it. If he’s a beginner and you want to introduce him to the world of whisky, we also have whisky tasting set recommendations for you. (And yup, we listed sets with the best freebies!)

Dewars Variety Collection

Make your dad unlock the magic of double ageing! From the world’s most awarded blended scotch, Dewar’s came up with new and exquisite premium double-aged bottles for the most refined palates. This collection is perfect not just for whisky lovers who knows their drams, but for whisky beginners as well.

Cost: P1,899

Click here to get the Dewar’s Variety Collection

 

Naked Grouse + Stark & Stormy Cocktail Kit

Dad enjoy his cocktails? We have the perfect gift for it!  Buy Naked Grouse 700ml and receive a Stark and Stormy Cocktail Kit. It’s also going to be a fun activity to do together.

Cost: P1,799

Click here to get the Naked Grouse + Cocktail Kit

Bruichladdich Wee Laddie Gift Set

Give your dad a fun addition to his collection! The Bruichladdich Wee Laddie Tasting Set has 3 200ml bottles from their distillery’s range of whiskies!

  • The Classic Laddie
  • Islay Barley
  • The Port Charlotte

What makes Bruichladdich so special is that they source all of their ingredients locally and are big on transparency. They also commit to using the old traditional hand-distilling methods which is true to their craft. You know what goes into their drams and this is one of the things that makes Bruichladdich such a highly sought-after whisky.

Cost: P2,999

Click here to get the Bruichladdich Gift Set

 

Other Cool Gifts for Dad

It may be hard to find the perfect gift for dads, but not for us!

Here are more exciting options to choose from.

Phigolf Home Golf Simulator

Take your dad’s love of golfing closer to home! Phigolf is the #1 Indoor Golf Simulator under $500 and was developed to allow you to golf at home without having to spend thousands of dollars compared to other simulators.  It is designed to be used anytime and anywhere.

It has over 6,000+ 5 star reviews on Amazon and was featured in the 2019 PGA Show in Orlando.

We have one in the office and we love it. Get it locally on the link below.

Click here to get PhiGolf Home Simulator

Cigar and Whisky Tasting Class

If you are looking for something different and exciting to give to your father… How about a Online Virtual Tasting?

Hosted by none other than Kris Ong, our Drambox.ph founder and SMWS & Single Cask Liaison and Mr. Mark Wesley Ang from Cigars.ph… they will be conducting a online tasting class where you will be able to taste and experience the different flavors of whisky, cigar and cookie… all paired perfectly together.

The class will be on June 18th, 2021 @7:30pm via. Zoom.

Each participant will be mailed a perfectly curated kit which will include:

  • Whisky Sampler Set
    • Teeling Small Batch (30ml)
    • Big Peat Small Batch (30ml)
    • Four Roses Bourbon (30ml)
    • (1) Rocks Glass
  • Cigarbros Cigar Set
    • (1) Zino Platinum Grandmaster Cigar
    • (1) V-Cut Cigar Cutter
    • (1) Set of Cohiba Behike Matches
  • Bababake Flourless Dark Chocolate Cookie
  • Live Online Tasting w/ Recording
  • Free Shipping

Cost: P1,699

Click here to get the Father’s Day Bourbon + Cigar Set

Sodarizer Soda Maker

Want your dad to make his own cocktails & highballs at the comfort of your own home? With the Sodarizer, you can carbonate any drink… not just water.

Make him an instant expert bartender with the Sodarizer this Father’s Day.

Price: P5,990

Click here to get the Sodarizer

 

Jawforce Fitness Ball

Here’s a unique gift!

Jawforce is a unique exercise tool that can be used to tone, tighten and strengthen the muscles around your face and neck. It’s what people use worldwide to get rid of their double chin and sagging facial muscles.

It is made from 100% Food Grade Silicone and can be used anywhere. Including: while working out, on the computer, in the shower, or while taking a walk.

It just takes only 10 minutes a day and you will already begin to notice the difference.

Cost: P999

Click here to get the Jawforce Fitness Ball

Phew. Wait, there’s more… hehe

If you made it to the end of the article, we will fill you in on a secret. We will be having a special fathers day raffle with tons of free giveaways. To get in on it, make sure you join our Viber group here.

Stay tuned because we’ll be making a few announcements on our VIBER Group really soon.

Riza Calugay
 

Riza is SMPH's resident content writer and whisky researcher. For the past three years, she has been learning from SMPH Whisky Experts as well as from Master Blenders around the world. Her writing intends to share amazing whisky knowledge + experiences with Singlemalt fans and the like. e-mail: riza@leads.ph

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