We couldn’t help thinking about names from the marvelous Dr. Seuss children’s books while working on this recipe. But Purple Lurple left us laughing so much we were barely able to finish the drink. Purple Cloud doesn’t sound as funny, but it does taste as good. Not to be confused with purple rain.
1 1/2 ounces vodka
1 ounce unsweetened grape juice
1 ounce lemon juice
1 egg white
Pour all the ingredients into an empty cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Now add several ice cubes and shake until thoroughly chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Tasting notes: Soft lemon and grape finish.
Tomorrow: Negroni Week
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