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The Gold Rush

This simple cocktail packs a delicious punch of tangy lemon, sweet honey, and smooth & spicy bourbon. Almost medicinal, combining raw honey and freshly squeezed lemon juice can make your Friday night way more fun. This recipe makes one cocktail, served over large ice cubes. Feel free to double, triple, quadruple the recipe to make and share.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail

Ingredients
  

The Gold Rush

  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • ¾ oz honey syrup (recipe below)
  • 2 oz bourbon
  • lemon rind slice for garnish

Honey Syrup

  • 1 cup honey
  • cup water

Instructions
 

The Gold Rush

  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
  • Strain into an old fashioned glass (or your glass of choice) with a single large ice cube. Garnish with lemon rind.

Honey Syrup

  • Combine honey and water in a pot over medium heat. Stir well until thoroughly combined.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. Store refrigerated in a tightly sealed container for up to 2 weeks.
Keyword cocktail, happy hour, lemon, bourbon