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Purple Rain


¼ cup blueberries

1½ ounce pisco

½ ounce maraschino liqueur

½ ounce lime juice

¼ ounce simple syrup

¼ ounce Chambord

Lime peel for garnish


Muddle blueberries in a small glass, then add fruit to shaker along with ice and all ingredients. Shake well, then strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a lime peel.

Editor’s Note: Maraschino liqueur, an ingredient in the Purple Rain, is not akin to the neon-colored cherries of the same name. It is, instead, a clear liqueur distilled from crushed sour cherry pits. A worthy addition to a home bar, it’s essential in the Hemingway Daiquiri and currently a favorite among mixologists for adding complexity and depth to many a concoction.