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Gold Rush: Classic Cocktail

Gold Rush: Classic Cocktail

The Gold Rush cocktail is a classic drink that was popular during the California Gold Rush. This cocktail combines bourbon, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and honey syrup, creating a perfect balance of sour and sweet. It's perfect for parties or just to unwind after a long day.


  • 2 oz Bourbon, 
  • 1 oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice, 
  • 1 oz Honey syrup (mix equal parts honey and water and heat until the honey is dissolved, then cool), 
  • Ice, 
  • Lemon for garnish
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Recipe Difficulty: Easy

How to Make Gold Rush: Classic Cocktail

  1. In a shaker, add the bourbon, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and honey syrup.
  2. Add ice and shake well for about 15-20 seconds.
  3. Strain the cocktail into a glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a lemon slice or lemon peel.
  5. Enjoy your Gold Rush!

Please note that alcohol consumption should be done responsibly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
  • Calories: 200 kcal 
  • Protein: 0 g 
  • Fat: 0 g 
  • Carbohydrates: 17 g (mostly from honey) 
  • Alcohol: 14 g
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date 19 Jul
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