The final step in completing the 1869 Transcontinental Railroad was driving the Gold Spike to hold the last rail.
Here in Truckee we honor the concept of completing a hard, arduous task by toasting a drink in the spirit of the Early West: The Gold Spike.
The bars of Truckee offer the Gold Spike, a cocktail made of rye, juices, and Galliano for adults and the Pyrite Spike for participants of all ages. See the video how to make a proper Gold Spike. Click here.
Or use the recipe below.