How To Make A Purple Rain Cocktail

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How to Make a Purple Rain Cocktail

The purple rain cocktail is a delicious and easy-to-make drink that is perfect for any party or gathering. This tasty beverage gets its name from its deep purple color, which is reminiscent of the iconic movie "Purple Rain." This refreshing drink is made with just a few simple ingredients, and it can be easily customized to your liking. Keep reading to learn how to make your own purple rain cocktail.
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 oz grape juice
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 1 oz vodka
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • Purple food coloring (optional)

A (brief) History of Purple Rain

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few decades, you're probably aware that Prince's 1984 movie Purple Rain is considered to be one of the most influential films of all time. But what you may not know is that the movie almost didn't get made at all...
Production on Purple Rain began in 1983, shortly after the release of Prince's album of the same name. The movie was originally going to be a concert film, similar to The Rolling Stones' 1981 movie Let's Spend the Night Together. However, when director Albert Magnoli met with Prince to discuss the project, he quickly realized that a traditional concert film wouldn't do justice to Prince's artistry.

So, Magnoli came up with the idea to create a fictionalized version of Prince's life, with Purple Rain serving as the soundtrack. When Prince heard Magnoli's pitch, he was immediately on board. The two set about writing the script together, with Magnoli making sure to include as many references to Minneapolis (Prince's hometown) and its music scene as possible.
Purple Rain was released in theatres on July 27th, 1984 and was an instant hit. It grossed more than $80 million at the box office and rec

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