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Cocktail of the Week: Purple Sunshine

This cocktail is nothing short of summertime in a glass! The Purple Sunshine highlights the delicious flavors and magical color-changing properties of butterfly pea blossom-infused gin, pairing them perfectly with the bright and sunny flavors of coconut and pineapple.


  • 1.5 oz. Empress Gin
  • 0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Pineapple Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz. Coconut Liqueur
  • 0.25 oz. Triple Sec
  • Float with Empress Gin


  1. Mix all ingredients in a beaker and swirl to mix.
  2. Fill a highball glass with ice and pour contents over top.
  3. Balance with ice and use a bar spoon to float gin.
  4. Garnish with pineapple.

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.