The Gold Rush cocktail has become one of the most popular bourbon-based drinks in the world. It’s a sweet, syrupy twist on an Old Fashioned, but with a unique flavor all its own. What makes Gold Rush stand out is that it pairs tart lemon juice with golden honey syrup to give you a drink that’s not only flavorful and highly refreshing, but also surprisingly historical. The Gold Rush cocktail has been served since 1876 at certain bars across America, giving it a nod to bygone eras when alcohol was enjoyed without inhibition. Whether you’re experienced in concocting cocktails or just beginning your journey into mixology, Gold Rush can definitely be a go-to favorite you’ll come back to again and again.
- 2 oz Bourbon
- 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
- 3/4 oz Honey
- Garnish: Lemon Wedge
Combine the ingredients, the bourbon, lemon juice, and honey into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds or until chilled. Pour into an old fashioned glass over a single ice cube. Garnish with a lemon peel.
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