Deepest Purple, Reprise

Based on the Deep Purple, Reprise aperitif, this mocktail tastes like a sophisticated grape soda. The Japanese herb shiso adds a hit of floral flavor.

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Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
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  • Servings: Makes 1
KEY: Drinks

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  • 6 Concord grapes
  • 3 shiso leaves
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 3 ounces chilled verjus (see Note)
  • 3 ice cubes, plus crushed ice for serving
  • 2 ounces chilled club soda

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the grapes and 2 of the shiso leaves with the Simple Syrup. Add the verjus and ice cubes and shake well. Fine-strain into a chilled, crushed-ice-filled rocks glass. Stir in the club soda and garnish with the remaining shiso leaf.


Verjus, the tart juice pressed from unripe grapes, is available at specialty food stores.

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