Are you still looking for a Father’s Day gift for Father’s Day? If you dad is a huge foodie, the braai master in your house, a wine connoisseur or appreciates whisky, then we’ve just made your search for the best Father’s Day present a lot easier. We’ve highlighted a few of our favourite gift ideas below – some a bit funkier than others. P.S.: We’ve also featured the latest Father’s Day menus on FoodBlogJHB!
The best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for 2017
There’s a time at every braai where things are heating up, and then suddenly its dark. Either the sun sets or the crowd of guys around the fire just gets too thick. For those times, to prevent the dreaded burnt chops, whip out the Tonglite. With a centrally mounted light, you can turn it on and point it at the food so you can see it while you flip it.
A seasoned outdoor chef attempts to prepare for all external variables. But it’s an impossible feat. The prep tray overflows with spatulas, BBQ forks, tongs, brushes, thermometers, spices, plates, and of course, beer. A chef’s space is an overcrowded one, to say the least! hat was, until the Tactical Apron was born.
Made from genuine Scottish granite rock, the Scotch on the Rocks Granite Ice Cubes will add a refreshing chill to your warm whiskey. Completely inert and non-porous, the rocks won’t affect the taste of your drink, and are simply popped in the freezer to keep your whisky cool without diluting it.
Be the diamond in the rough with this set of diamond style glasses. Fashioned to look like a diamond; these glasses stand at an angle which allows you to rotate the glass in way in which you enjoy the full bodied flavour of your favourite whiskey! Relax, top-up and drink a diamond!
Hip flasks are one of those cool fashion accessories that seperates the boys from the men. This classic styled hip flask features a screw-on lid with a latch to ensure the lid stays where it should. It’s a must have accessory for the man about town – and is sure to get you some looks.
The perfect kit for Gin or cocktail enthusiasts! Create awesome gin at home. The Homemade Gin Kit contains everything you need to transform a generic bottle of vodka into a unique and delicious home-blend of your very own gin. Makes 750ml of homemade gin.
Keep 1/2 a dozen of your best wines on display with this handy bottle stand. It’s small enough so that you can place it on a table to ensure wine is displayed beautifully but also easy to get at.
When you’re ready to step-up your brewing game or would like to brew bigger batches, then this is the diy beer kit for you. Get between 19-23 litres out of this kit and everything is supplied to get you started. You’ll be drinking your first batch of craft beer, made by you, within 2-3 weeks.
This Beer Boot, or Bierstiefeln in German, will hold up to 1litre of your favourite brew & stands almost 10 inches tall. Why A Boot? It is believed to have been introduced by a German general who promised his troops a drink from his boot if they were victorious in battle.
This mug features not only the coolest and quirkiest design, but is made of premium quality. Each mug is kiln fired at 800 °C to ensure the design is bonded to the mug. This means that the design printed on the mug is tough, so tough it can withstand scrapes, bumps and knocks without so much as a scratch. Plus it’s dishwasher and microwave safe!
As an added bonus, we had to include one non-food/drink related gift idea. Now for the first time you can build and test out your very own working scale model of a Leonardo Da Vinci Catapult taken from the Codex Atlanticus. Have fun assembling the ingenious design, and then test it by flinging the soft clay balls (included) over an amazing 5 meters.