06/10/2013 03:06 pm ET Updated Aug 10, 2013

7 Scotch Cocktails Your Dad Will Love

Dads are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for -- despite what they say, only so many power tools will fit in the garage. 

So this year, we recommend giving your pops something a little more spirited than, say, a polo shirt embroidered with a college mascot. We're talking about a seriously delicious drink featuring his favorite ingredient: Scotch.

And while some whisky lovers out there might prefer the spirit neat, we assure you that the following tipples are worth the extra effort. Here are seven of our most prized classic and original Scotch cocktails that your dad will surely like. Cheers!

7 Scotch Cocktails Your Dad Will Love