June 12th, 2020

By Veronica Vale

Maybe it’s just us, but sometimes it feels more challenging to buy gifts for fathers than for mothers. Well, this Father’s Day, we wanted to change that, so we’ve teamed up with local gin and whiskey distillery Alpine Distilling to put together a Father’s Day gift guide just for you. We’ve paired Alpine Distilling crafts delicious, award-winning spirits with original Gallery MAR artwork to help you find a truly unique way to show your dad some love and appreciation this Father’s Day.

So, find your dad’s favorite Alpine Distilling cocktail and we’ll show you a beautiful Gallery MAR work that fits his taste!



For the fathers who feel right at home sitting around a campfire, this Whiskey Rider cocktail by Alpine Distilling is for him. The Western-inspired cocktail pairs well with the mixed media work of Maura Allen. Her “8mm Coppertone” work will transport your dad back to a time when the West was wild and cowboys roamed the land.

Whiskey Rider

    • 1.5 Traveler’s Rest Whiskey

    • 0.5oz Preserve Liqueur

    • Dash Orange Bitters

    • Whiskey Cherries

Shake on the rocks and strain into glass.



We love the local name and flavor of Alpine Distilling’s Wasatch Rambler. If your father is a fan of that organic, natural feel, then this cocktail, with its celery bitters and granny smith apple, may suit him just fine. This local-inspired drink suits the work of local artist Bridgette Meinhold. This dreamy encaustic painting, “Jupiter In Profile” elegantly captures the natural beauty of the Wasatch mountains.

Wasatch Rambler

    • 1.5 oz Alpine Summit Gin

    • 0.5 oz Demerara Syrup

    • 3-5 dash Celery Bitters

    • 2 slices Granny Apple (muddled)

Shake and strain over ice into glass. Garnish with apple slice.



For the fun-loving fathers, we recommend Alpine Distilling’s funky cocktail, Swaner Dreams. “Swaner Dreams” delivers all the texture in a glass with sparkling champagne bubbles, candied ginger pieces, and fresh citrus zest. All of this delightful texture beautifully complements the nature-inspired mixed media work of Nina Tichava. The bold colors and textured layers of Tichava’s work will be sure to brighten your father’s day and home.

Swaner Dreams

    • 1 oz Preserve Liqueur

    • 1 oz Gin

    • 0.25 oz Lemon Juice

    • 3 oz Champagne/Prosecco

Pour Preserve and gin in cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a champagne glass, top with champagne or Prosecco. Garnish with candied ginger and orange zest.



If your dad’s something of an old soul, he may favorite the roaring twenties’ classic cocktail, Bee’s Knees. Fred Calleri’s vintage-inspired portrait work captures this old world spirit, but with a fresh modern take. Both Alpine Distilling’s Bee’s Knees and Fred Calleri’s painting, “Own It,” are sure to give your nostalgic father a feeling of charming timelessness.

Bee’s Knees

    • 2 oz Summit Gin

    • 3/4 oz Thyme Honey Syrup

    • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice

Shake ingredients in a chilled shaker and strain into glass. Garnish with blood orange and thyme.



If your dad is the colorful, outgoing type, than Alpine Distilling’s Pink Maiden may just be the drink for him. This sweet and sophisticated drink pairs wonderfully with the vibrant layers of Jylian Gustlin’s work. The jewel colors of this particular piece, “Fibonacci 440,” complements the bright citrus burst of this Pink Maiden.

Pink Maiden

    • 2 oz Summit Gin

    • 4 oz Elderflower Tonic Water

    • Fresh Grapefruit

    • Rosemary Sprig

    • Black Pepper (optional)

Squeeze Grapefruit segment into glass. Add Rosemary & Grapefruit Segment. Pour Gin and Tonic over ice. Add fresh cracked pepper to SPICE it up!



There’s something so bold and rugged about Alpine Distilling’s Alpine Grill. The bourbon and grilled limes make us feel out of doors. If your dad’s the adventurous, outdoorsy type, then this cocktail may become a quick favorite, if it isn’t already. For such adventurous dads, we recommend the dynamic, richly textured mountain-scapes of Sarah Winkler.

Alpine Grill

    • 1.25 oz Lafayette Bourbon

    • 0.5 oz Preserve Liqueur

    • 0.5 oz Grilled Lime Juice

    • Splash of soda water

Serve on ice and garnish with grilled limes.


We would like to extend a special thank you to local distillery Alpine Distilling for showing us the art of the cocktail. For more delicious recipes, visit their website or stop by their location and take your dad on one of their exciting distillery tours. For more beautiful Gallery MAR art, check out our artists’ latest work and let us know how we can help make this Father’s Day the best yet. Wishing you all a happy Father’s Day!