Mine gold on World Whiskey Day

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This weekend marks the third Saturday in May, and that means one thing: World Whiskey Day! If there was any day to showcase your collection of whiskeys (or whiskies if you're in a country without a letter "e" in it), Saturday is it. Highlight whiskey cocktails on your menu, and shine a spotlight on your super premium, rare and otherwise special whiskeys. Enhance your food menu with glazes, cooking liquids and desserts made with whiskey. Go out of your mind with whiskey recipes, specials and promotions.

As inspiration and some assistance for World Whiskey Day success we're sharing recipes from GOLD BAR premium blend, gold finished whiskey, an exhibitor at the 2017 Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas. GOLD BAR actually takes a journey similar to that of the gold hunters who crossed America seeking their fortunes, beginning with grains from the heartland before being blended in California. The liquid is even finished in a gold-plated barrel. Every bottle - which is an undeniable attention grabber on any back bar - is individually numbered and features a solid brass "Lady of Fortune" coin embedded in it.

Cheers!

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Beauregard's Golden Breakfast cocktail - World Whiskey Day 2017 recipes
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Beauregard’s Golden Breakfast

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  • 1 oz. GOLD BAR Gold Finished Whiskey
  • 0.5 oz. Chambord
  • 0.5 oz. Amaro Montenegro
  • 0.5 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • Dash of cherry bitters

Traditionally, this is a cocktail made using blueberry jam. GOLD BAR exchanged the jam for Chambord and a blackberry garnish. Feel free to mash in any fresh berries you have. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake very well. Strain and serve up in your favourite vintage glass with a blackberry for garnish

 

Golden Pineapple​ cocktail - World Whiskey Day 2017 recipes
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Golden Pineapple

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  • 1.5 oz. GOLD BAR Gold Finished Whiskey
  • 0/75 oz. St-Germain
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. Coconut water
  • 1 oz. Pineapple juice

Shake all ingredients well over ice, then pour over fresh ice in a high ball or zombie glass. Or, if you want to take your presentation to the next level, pour it right into the pineapple!

 

The Paper Plane ​cocktail - World Whiskey Day 2017 recipes
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The Paper Plane

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  • 0.75 oz. GOLD BAR Gold Finished Whiskey
  • 0.75 oz. Aperol
  • 0.75 oz. Amaro Nonino
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon juice

The four equal parts of this cocktail mean it's easy to make and the result is delicious. Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, then strain into a coupe glass.

 

The Presbyterian cocktail - World Whiskey Day 2017 recipes
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The Presbyterian

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  • 2 oz. GOLD BAR Gold Finished Whiskey
  • Ginger ale
  • Club soda
  • Lemon or lime wedge for garnish

Straightforward and refreshing, the Presbyterian is your classic highball drink. Add GOLD BAR ® to a Collins glass filled with ice. Fill with equal amounts of ginger ale and soda. Garnish with lemon or lime.

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