Purple People Eater 
Difficulty: Beginner  |  Prep Time: 10 Minutes  |  Serves 1

Ingredients for Purple Sugar:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Purple food coloring

  • 1 egg white

  • 2 oz Empress 1908 Gin
  • 2 oz Ginger Beer
  • ½ oz Grenadine
  • ½ oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Ice

Pour the granulated sugar into a mixer and using the whisk attachment begin to slowly add drops of food coloring until the desired color is achieved. Pour the colored sugar onto a plate. Add the egg white to a second plate. Dip the rim of the cocktail glass into first the egg white, then into the colored sugar and set it aside to harden while you mix the drink.

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the lemon juice, grenadine, and Empress Gin. Shake for 30 seconds or until shaker is very cold. Strain into a glass of choice, and top with the ginger beer of your choice.

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