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Proper No. Twelve Father’s Day Recipes – Put A Smile On Dad’s Face This Sunday

Don’t know what to get Dad for Father’s Day this year?

Why not get pops a bottle of Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey and slide the link to this article in his DM’s?  Something on the list is sure to tickle his fancy.

Created by Conor McGregor, who is about to become a father for the third time, Proper No. Twelve is a blend of the finest golden grain and single malt. With hints of vanilla, honey-like sweetness, and toasted wood, Proper No Twelve’s smooth taste is enjoyable neat, on the rocks, in a cocktail, and even in a BBQ sauce.

Regardless of dad’s preference – Proper No. Twelve has you covered this Father’s Day.


Proper Lemonade

1 part Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey

4 parts Lemonade

Directions: Fill glass with ice. Add Proper No. Twelve and lemonade. Garnish with a slice on lemon.

Proper Lemonade, Father's Day

Proper Palmer

2 parts Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey 

2 parts Lemonade

2 parts Iced Tea

Directions: Pour Proper No. Twelve over ice. Add lemonade and iced tea. Stir. Garnish with lemon slice.

Proper Palmer, Father's Day

Proper Bloody Mary

1.5 parts Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey

3 parts Tomato Juice

1/3 part Lemon Juice

4 dashes Worcestershire Sauce

1 bar spoon Pickle Juice

1/2 bar spoon Horseradish

Squeeze of Lime Juice

1 pinch Celery Salt or Table Salt

1 pinch Ground Black Pepper

Directions: Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a celery stalk, lemon wedge, and olives.

Proper Bloody Mary, Father's Day

Proper Iced Coffee

1 part Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey 

4 parts Cold Coffee

Milk or creamer of choice

Sweetener of choice

Directions: Fill glass with ice.  Add Proper No. Twelve and cold coffee. Add creamer and sweetener to taste. Stir to combine.

Proper Iced Coffee, Father's Day

Proper Mule

2 oz Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey

.5 oz lime juice

3 oz ginger beer

Lime wedge

Directions: Add ice to copper mug. Add Proper No. Twelve Whiskey, lime juice and ginger beer to the glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Proper Mule

Proper Craic Water

2 oz Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey 

1 oz Coconut Water

Juice of Half a Lime

Mineral Water

Directions: Build in highball glass over ice. Top w/ Mineral Water. Garnish w/ Lime Wedge

Proper Craic Water

The Proper Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

1/2 cup Proper No. Twelve Whiskey

1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper

1 tbsp Garlic Powder

1 tbsp Onion Powder

1/2 tbsp Salt

3 cups Ketchup

1/3 cup Cider Vinegar

1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce

1/2 cup Packed Brown Sugar

1/3 tsp Hot Pepper Sauce

Directions: Bring it to a boil in a sauce pot. Let it simmer for 20 minutes. Serve.

The Proper Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

Proper Peppercorn Steak Sauce

2 tbsp Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey

1 tbsp cracked black peppercorns

1 small shallot, finely chopped

1 large clove of garlic, minced

3 tbsp butter

3/4 cup beef broth

1/2 cup heavy cream

Worcestershire sauce (optional)


  1. Cook steak to your liking, then remove and cover while you make the sauce.
  2. Add peppercorns to the same pan used to cook the steak and heat for 1-2 min.
  3. Add shallots, garlic and 1 tbsp butter. Sauté over medium heat until shallots soften.
  4. Add Proper No. Twelve Whiskey and bring to a simmer for 1-2 minutes. Deglaze the pan by stirring with a wooden spoon, incorporating any remaining bits from the steak.
  5. Add the beef stock and bring to high heat. Reduce the sauce by half (4-5 minutes).
  6. Mix in heavy cream and simmer for 1-2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  7. Remove from heat, add remaining butter and whisk for 1-2 minutes. Salt to taste. Optional: Add any juice from resting steak and a dash of Worcestershire sauce.
  8. Pour over steaks and serve—pairs best with a Proper on the Rocks!

Proper Peppercorn Steak Sauce

Happy Father’s Day

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