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Gold Rush Cocktail on a Gold Platter with honey and a honey dipper to the side

Gold Rush Cocktail

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  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Shake
  • Cuisine: American


The Gold Rush Cocktail is sweet, smooth, and is an excellent adult cocktail.


  • 2 oz bourbon
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • ¾ oz honey syrup (see below)

Honey Syrup

  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup water



  1. Add all cocktail ingredients into a shaker with ice and vigorously shake for 15 seconds
  2. Strain into lowball glass that has an ice cube
  3. Serve

For Honey Syrup:

  1. Add both ingredients to pan over low heat
  2. Once honey is dissolved into water, remove
  3. Add to container, store in fridge, and use within 2 weeks.