A sweet and smokey sauce is all you need to make amazing dishes for dad on the grill! Shutterstock/Charles Brutlag

Whether you’re preparing a holiday BBQ or simply a family gathering for Father’s Day, it’s the perfect day to pamper him with his favorite treats. That said, we think it’s safe to recommend cooking with whiskey. It will be a great surprise at the adults’ table! After being named 2015 Flavor of The Year by Firmenich, honey is taking over as a favored ingredient for food and drinks, so you’ll want to keep Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey® in the mix this summer. Check these recipes out, and don’t forget to check out our grilling suggestions here, too!

Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Barbeque Sauce: Whether you’re grilling beef, pork, chicken or shrimp, this yummy BBQ sauce recipe will be finger licking good! You’ll need 1 cup of dark brown sugar, 1 cup of Jack Honey, ½ cup soy sauce, ½ ketchup, ¼ cup honey, 1 tsp. Liquid smoke, 1 tbsp. Sriracha hot sauce (or your favorite), 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp. dried espresso, 2 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. onion powder, 1 tsp. paprika, ½ tsp. chipotle powder and a pinch of cayenne powder. Here are the easy steps to make it.

Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Barbeque Sauce
Jack Daniel’s Honey Whiskey Barbeque Sauce Courtesy photo

July Julep: The fun thing about artisanal cocktails is that you’ll get to use most of dad’s bar utensils. And if he doesn’t have any… there’s a great gift idea! For this first cocktail you will need: ¼ oz. lemon juice, ½ oz. ginger syrup, 2 oz. Jack Honey, 3-8 mint leaves, Crushed ice and a Danish with lime wedge. Simply mix all of the ingredients and serve.

July Julep
July Julep Courtesy Photo

You can also make a twist on a classic called Club Honey, which is as simple as it sounds: 1 oz. Jack Honey per 3 oz. club soda.

Club Honey
Club Honey Courtesy Photo

Jack Honey & Grapefruit: is as simple as it sounds, but it’s always a great idea to mix the aromas and flavors of citrus and honey. Just mix 1 oz. Jack Honey with 3 oz. of grapefruit juice over a tall glass with ice and you got it!

Jack Honey & Grapefruit:
Jack Honey & Grapefruit Courtesy Photo

The Play Maker: With the basketball playoffs heating up and la Copa America going on, this will keep dad and his guests in the game this summer! You will need 6 oz. Jack Honey, 3 oz. orange juice, 1 oz. cranberry juice, mixed with sliced oranges and ice to make one pitcher.

The Play Maker
The Play Maker. Courtesy Photo

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