Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Gin Cocktails

The Purple One

The Purple One
Image: / Tim Nusog

This purple gin cocktail by bartender Thor Slaughter as served at Bar Tartine features a fermented Concord grape soda that the bar makes with local organic grape juice. At home, you can use a good-quality grape soda like Boylan's in its place.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Vivacity Native gin
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce Carpano Bianco vermouth
  • Grape soda, chilled, to top


  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a cocktail glass.

  3. Top with 3/4 to 1 ounce Concord grape soda.