DWIGHT
LONG

Colt and Gray

THE CONTESTANT

Dwight Long

Hometown:
Provo, Utah

What is the name of your cocktail?
Ugly Duckling

What’s the inspiration behind this garnish?
Colt & Gray is a nose-to-tail restaurant. So incorporating the whole egg in a cocktail seemed like fun!

What’s the inspiration behind this cocktail? 
Nick Ames, our chef de cuisine, made an amuse that helped inspire this garnish.

What cocktail trends do you see occurring in Denver?
I see a continuing trend of local distilleries improving the spirits and cocktails of our great local bar scene!

Ugly Duckling

Recipe:
In a shaker, combine:

• 2 ounces Blade and Bow bourbon
• 3/4 ounce Lemon Juice
• 1 barspoon Peach Jam
• 1 Egg White
• 1-2 Dashes Absinthe

Then dry shake, Add ice to shaker and shake again. Fine strain into a coupe glass and garnish with angostura bitters and a peach cream-filled egg. 

THE GARNISH