Rust and Gold Cocktail

Rust and Gold

This is a play on the classic cocktail Gold Rush. Instead of using just honey syrup I’m using both honey and ginger syrup. It makes a great combination. Ginger provides a little kick of spice that creates a great combination of flavors for January weather. Stay warm and enjoy it! In a shaker combine :
  • 2 oz of your favorite bourbon (I use Buffalo Trace)
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz Honey Syrup
  • 0.5 oz Ginger Syrup
Add ice and shake. Strain over a big cube. Garnish with a dehydrated lemon wheel. Depending on what honey you use the flavor profile of the cocktail will change. I used tupelo honey. It's light and floral. If you're going to use a wildflower or other honey with a more intense flavor it may overpower the ginger and the bourbon. Cheers!
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