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Gold Mine


Gold Mine Cocktail

Gold Mine Cocktail

Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
You will find the Gold Mine to be one of the more intriguing lowball drinks available. It begins with a mix of Scotch (I recommend a blended Scotch such as Famous Grouse or Chivas Regal), Galliano, and sherry for a semi-sweet, rich, slightly herbal base. The egg and lime juice bond those three flavors, and the lemonade top brings in a lighter side, transforming the drink into a refreshing sipper. This is one of those cocktails that are universal for most occasions and any season.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Pour the whiskey, liqueur, sherry, egg white, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
  4. Top with lemonade.
  5. Garnish with a skewered orange slice and cherry flag.

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