Gold Rush Cocktail

If you want a bourbon drink that is not as spirit-forward as an old fashioned, this is the drink for you. This recipe is derived from’s Gold Rush Cocktail recipe.

Gold Rush Cocktail

Yield: 1 Serving

Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 ounce honey syrup (see Note 1)
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • Ice Cubes
  • Garnish: lemon peel and large ice cube

How to Make It

  1. Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake hard for 30 seconds.
  2. Strain into a chilled rocks glass with one large ice cube.
  3. Express the oil of a lemon peel over the glass, then drop in.

Note 1: Add 1/2 cup honey to 1/2 cup water in a saucepan over high heat. Stir until honey is dissolved. Let cool and store in a sealable container for up to one month.

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