Gold Rush

Total Time

Takes: 5 min.


1 cocktail

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
A cocktail made with spirits and citrus juices usually can be classified as a "sour." The Gold Rush is a sweet-tart spin on a classic bar room favorite. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • 1-1/2 ounces whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce honey liqueur
  • Ice cubes
  • Ginger beer


  1. Combine whiskey, lemon juice and honey in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass; top with a splash of ginger beer.
Note: 1 tablespoon honey mixed with 1 teaspoon hot water may be used in place of the honey liquor.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 220 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.