The Park City Area Restaurant Association declares Julio Chavarria and Zack Rhoades the winners of this summer’s Savor the Cocktail Contest, thanks to enthusiastic participation from the Park City community.

Seventeen participating PCARA member restaurants carefully crafted their most creative cocktails and mocktails for Park City locals and visitors throughout the month of July.

Park City patrons voted Chavarria’s “Sweet Agony” cocktail and this summer’s favorite sippers.

Sweet Agony

Mixologist: Julio Chavarria, High West


75 oz High West Double Rye

.50 oz Jamaican Rum

.50 oz Amaro Montenegro

.25 oz Amontillado Sherry

.75 oz Cucumber & Basil Syrup

.75 oz Pineapple Juice

.75 oz Lime Juice

3 Dashes Hop Tincture Club Soda


Combine all ingredients except Club Soda in a shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into Collins glass with pebble ice. Top with Club Soda. Garnish with basil leaves. Best served in a Collins glass.