Cocktail Contest

BTG Wine Bar/Dominick Medel: 2022 Cocktail Contest

The Desert Flower, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Dominick Medel of BTG Wine Bar combines sweet and tart in an earthy, funky cocktail with herbs, cactus flower and jalapeños.

Current Fish & Oyster/Drew Paulsen: 2022 Cocktail Contest

The Utah Sbagliato, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Drew Paulsen of Current Fish & Oyster, balances bitter spirits with local wildflower honey.

Island Time/Sam Miller and Mikey Edwards: 2022 Cocktail Contest

Chameleon, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Sam Miller and Mikey Edwards of Island Time, combines a colada portion inspired by (WTF?) elote—Mexican street corn—and a daiquiri portion with a watermelon base. 

SLC Eatery/Eli Hays: 2022 Cocktail Contest

The Matcha Mojito, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Eli Hays of SLC Eatery, pairs well with SLC Eatery’s Asian-inspired cuisine. 

Oquirrh/MacKenzie Wallace: 2022 Cocktail Contest

A Slice of Summer, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from MacKenzie Wallace of Oquirrh, is a watermelon and rum cocktail lets a few simple ingredients do the talking.

Laurel Brasserie & Bar/Mangesh Sawant: 2022 Cocktail Contest

Great Basin Sour, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Mangesh Sawant of Laurel Brasserie & Bar, is inspired by Utah's National Parks.

Maddy Schmidt/Alibi Bar & Place: 2022 Cocktail Contest

‘Hear Me Roar,’ the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Maddy Schmidt of Alibi, is memories of late summer strawberry pie.

Water Witch/Kenzi Anderson: 2022 Cocktail Contest

The Green Dragon, the 2022 Cocktail Contest entry from Kenzi Anderson of Water Witch, is a verde michelada meant for a late summer barbecue.