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1. Mentzendorff Kummel

This one's bound to bring a smile to the face of any dad who enjoys the 19th hole as much as the first 18. Kummel is a licorice- and cumin-flavored liqueur of Latvian origins—think schnapps, but a hundred times smoother. It's especially popular in Russia, but a goodly portion of the global supply is knocked back in the wood-paneled confines of the U.K.’s more traditional golf clubs. Mentzendorff, considered by many to be the king of kummels, is produced in France's Loire Valley in a distillery originally designed by Gustave Eiffel—yes, that Eiffel. This is the secret behind how those hardy Brits manage to return to the links for a second round following their heavy-duty roast lunches, though kummel also has a nice reputation for cutting through the first-tee jitters. The spirit is quite difficult to find in the U.S., but rest assured, it's more than worth the extra shipping costs. Always, always served ice-cold, this is heaven in a glass. ($96/magnum, thewhiskyexchange.com)

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