The Gold Rush is a modern classic whiskey cocktail that was invented by New York City bartender T.J. Siegal. This easy mix of bourbon, lemon and honey is made with ingredients you likely have in your pantry and makes a tasty addition to happy hour, no matter the season.

Amy Traynor
Source: EatingWell.com, April 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine honey and water in a cocktail shaker; stir until the honey is dissolved. Add bourbon and lemon juice. Fill the shaker three-fourths full of ice, cover and shake until chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain the cocktail into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with lemon slice, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

121 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 6.8g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 6.1g; fatg; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 0.9IU; vitamin c 5.9mg 10% DV; folate 3.2mcg 1% DV; calcium 1.5mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 1.1mg; potassium 20.2mg 1% DV; sodium 1mg; added sugar 6g.