Books and a cocktail just for Dad for Father’s Day

Ahead of Father’s Day, we’re getting some gift ideas.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - Father’s Day is just a few days away and this year Americans are expected to spend $20 billion, about the same as last year.

It comes out to just under $172 per person.

Ahead of Father’s Day, we’re getting some gift ideas.

Halli Gomez with Park Road Books joined us with five books you may want to check out. They are:

  • Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris
  • River of the Gods by Candice Millard
  • Muggsy by Muggsy Bogues
  • Tiger & Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry by Bob Harig
  • Bludso’s BBQ Cookbook

Then, we had Amanda Britton with Lincoln Street Kitchen and Cocktails showing us how to make the “breakfast for dinner” cocktail. To make one for dad, you’ll need:

  • 2oz bourbon
  • ½ oz maple syrup
  • 4 dashes of coffee bitters
  • Cinnamon smoked

Pour all ingredients into a glass with ice. Stir for 20 to 25 rotations. Then, smoke the cocktail with a cinnamon stick, then pour over a large ice cube and garnish with a dehydrated orange wheel.

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