An update to the classic Bees Knees cocktail, the Gold Rush substitutes bourbon for gin. Created in NYC's Milk and Honey Bar in the early 2000's, this cocktail is the perfect balance of sweet and tart, good for all seasons.
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice
Shake until cold (10-15 seconds)
Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice
Grab a bottle of rye whiskey and sweet vermouth and rest assured that you can mix up the ideal Manhattan experience. With a status as a cultural icon and dozens of variations to its name, this recipe is true to the original. Some things are just not worth messing with.
This cocktail has always been a classic but recently regained popularity from the show Mad Men and overall resurgence of American whiskey. The Old Fashioned is a great introduction into spirit-forward classic cocktails and mixology techniques. Tap into your inner Don Draper and give it a try.