SOT’s Father’s Day Gift Guide 2024

Updated on June 14, 2024
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Finding the perfect gift for Father’s Day can be challenging, but we’ve got you covered! Whether your dad loves fine cocktails, unique spirits, stylish accessories, or eco-friendly coffee, our guide has something special for every father. Here’s a sneak peek:

Montenegro Gruppo

Montenegro Gruppo has some refreshing original cocktails and delicious twists on classics that are perfect for any springtime gathering, be it large or small, formal or casual! AND these unique concoctions would make any Father’s Day Celebration even more special too! 

The featured brands are Amaro Montenegro, Italy’s most iconic amaro, celebrated as the world’s best liqueur, and Select Aperitivo, the original Italian aperitif that is a proper bitter used for a variety of cocktails.

ï          The M+M, which elegantly and uniquely combines Montenegro + mezcal. Hailed as the “IYKYK” favorite of bartenders, only the most in-the-know consumers order an M+M.

o     1 part Amaro Montenegro

o     1 part mezcal 

o     Stir and strain ingredients over ice and garnish with an orange peel

ï          The Americano, the original authentic and refreshing take on the Negroni and traditional spritz.

o        1.5 oz Select Aperitivo

o        1.5 oz sweet vermouth

o        4 oz club soda

o        Pour over ice and garnish with a green olive and an orange slice

ï          Mimosa Venezia, a classic for a reason – and here is a refined and sophisticated spin. 

o        4 oz chilled champagne

o        2 oz orange juice

o        1 oz Select Aperitivo

ï          Pamona Royale, a refreshing, slightly sweeter, but always classier twist on the Pamona.

o     2 parts Amaro Montenegro

o     1 part grapefruit cordial

o     1 part lime juice

o     ½ part agave nectar

o     Pour ingredients onto ice and stir briefly

  o     Top with champagne and garnish with a lime wheel and a pinch of salt


Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company

Kentucky Peerless Releases Second Batch of Bourbon Finished in a Rum Barrel

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company, a family-owned and operated craft distillery in Louisville, recently announced the release of Batch 2 of its Small Batch Rum Barrel Finished Bourbon…just in time for Father’s Day gifting!

The release of Batch 2 kicked off on June 1, 2024 at the Peerless Distillery located at 120 North 10th Street in Louisville, Kentucky.

Kentucky Peerless Bourbon Whiskey

Peerless Rum Barrel Finished Bourbon is their second barrel-finished Bourbon to be released only to their Double Oak Bourbon. After its success, they carefully explored additional barrel finishes. Exposing Peerless Bourbon to two separate casks allows for two full barrel extractions, enhancing notes and complexity. The dedicated Peerless tasting team strategically selects barrels that are complemented well by the extra barrel character to be aged in an additional rum barrel. This population of barrels is packed with flavor yet balanced enough to uphold the Peerless name. 

Peerless Rum Barrel Finished Bourbon Batch 2 boasts a nose that leads with aromas of salt water taffy, hints of sweet florals, and pears. Undertones of toasted coconut and plums join. The first sip rolls over the palate with waves of sliced pineapple fruit, reminiscent of an upside-down pineapple cake. Notes of cinnamon bread and cherry reduction stand out. The second sip quickly brings forth notes of a piña colada with burnt sorghum, blueberry reduction, and a kiss of sweet mint. This batch leaves you with a tropical fruit finish.

Find out more at kentuckypeerless.com or visit the distillery at 120 N. 10th Street in downtown Louisville. The distillery is open for tours and tastings by reservation Monday-Thursday from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

For Peerless Rum Barrel Finished Bourbon elements, visit: bit.ly/RumBarrelBourbon

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Christina Greene McAllen 

Native Houstonian, female+small business owner, mother, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and jewelry designer Christina Greene McAllen recently set record-breaking sales at her HLSR booth, which received best booth presentation honorable mention, while simultaneously opening her new store. With a decade of HLSR vendor experience and jewelry success under her belt, McAllen continues to prove she’s here to stay while expanding the booming brand to new heights.


Most recognized for her expertise in pairing turquoise and gold pieces to achieve the ultimate Western look, which couldn’t be more on-trend than it is right now, McAllen was adamant despite the quick turnaround, that her new boutique be up and running for loyal, new, and online customers alike. In addition to her signature jewelry designs, McAllen also introduced: statement concho belts, beaded clutches in an assortment of colors and designs, hat bands, a new collection entitled: Desert Blossom in a stunning Strawberry Quartz stone, and a limited-edition 2024 scarf.

Her stunning and classic southwestern-styled cufflinks would make an awesome and unique gift this Father’s Day for that special man and father in your life! 


Steeped Coffee

WHAT’S FATHER’S DAY WITHOUT A GOOD CUP OF JOE?!  

●      100% Compostable Gourmet Coffee Bags (brewed as simply as tea)

●      Monthly Gift Subscriptions

●      Mild, Medium, Dark, Organic French Roast & Decaf

●      Free Prime Amazon Delivery

●      Honored On INC.’s 2023 Best in Business List

●      Winner of the Real Leaders Top Impact Award in 2023

What’s Father’s Day without a good cup of Coffee? Eco- friendly STEEPED COFFEE makes it easy to celebrate with family and friends on this special day!

Steeped Coffee’s nitro-sealed coffee bags (brewed as simply as tea), are filled with hand-roasted, gourmet and ethically sourced coffee for a perfect cup every time. Available in light, medium, dark, French roast, and decaf, from some of your favorite brands – BLK & BOLD, Mr. Espresso and of course Steeped Coffee varieties.

What sets Steeped Coffee apart is its proprietary brewing method that does not require machines or brewing equipment, made much like tea. The coffee comes in single-serve brew bags that are nitro sealed to ensure  they taste as fresh as if just ground.

It’s a uniquely “unplugged” coffee experience, from the award-winning packaging made using compostable and renewable materials to the non-GMO filters. All it takes to brew a perfect cup is hot water and a few minutes, and at the end of the day, there are no wasteful plastic pods accumulating in waterways or landfills. 

Monthly Coffee Subscriptions – Never run out of coffee again. Coffee lovers can choose their favorite roast, and have it delivered straight to their doorstep with a Steeped monthly subscription. Some of our favorite roasts include:

●       BLK & Bold Rise & GRND – BLK & Bold’s hearty medium roast is the perfect companion to a busy morning with a warm burst of toffee enveloped by nutty aromas, delivering the most comforting introduction to the day. 

●       Mr. Espresso Seven Bridges – Inspired by the iconic bridges that connect the Bay Area, Mr. Espresso’s Seven Bridges blends the best tastes for a masterful burst of flavor. In a celebration of diversity and unity, this medium-dark roast sings with notes of light smoke and caramel and begs for another sip.

●       Steeped Coffee The Lineup – Steeped Coffee’s best-selling variety pack, The Lineup, is the ultimate introduction to the Santa Cruz-based roaster. Featuring its signature light, medium, dark, and French roasts, it’s the perfect pack to find your favorite flavor.

●       Gift Cards – With a Steeped Coffee Digital Gift Card, you can’t go wrong for anyone on your list. 

Steeped Coffee is available at premium supermarkets, luxury hotels, offices, and direct, as well as on AMAZON with Prime Free Delivery. For more information, visit steepedcoffee.com

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Christopher holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in English from Duquesne University and has been acting and writing for over 20 years. His articles have appeared in many publications including Advantage, American Builders Quarterly, Anchorage Daily News, Canadian Builders Quarterly, Canadian Executive Quarterly, Chartiers Valley Magazine, Cranberry Magazine, Energy International Quarterly, Focus Magazine, Green Business Quarterly, Hispanic Executive Quarterly, Northern Connection Magazine, North Hills Monthly Magazine, Observer-Reporter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Profile, Recovery Solutions, Standard-Speaker, The Strip Magazine, and Western Pennsylvania Healthcare News.