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Cranberry Purple Haze

Cranberry Purple Haze Cocktail


Our drink for today is a cocktail called Purple Haze. To those of you who are not familiar with this type of beverage, it includes vodka with a fruit liqueur, sometimes with a splash of soda. ‘Purple Haze’ is actually the name for a variety of purple-colored mixed drinks. It is a fun drink, so if you are looking for something refreshing, this might be the right drink for you.

Whether you are aiming for a highball, lowball, fancy martini, or even a quick shot, there is a purple haze drink for you. There are plenty of options!

Cranberry Purple Haze

We are going to feature Cranberry Purple Haze. It is a super easy recipe that will only take you about 3 minutes to put together. To achieve the signature color of the drink though, we are going to add a little bit of raspberry liqueur. This should help you create a deeper purple color.

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Cranberry Purple Haze

Cranberry Purple Haze

  • Author: Myles
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


Purple haze is a popular mixed drink. It is fun, refreshing, and versatile. It is quite easy to mix up and there are plenty of variations that you can choose from. Cranberry Purple Haze – it’s one of the best!



1 1/2 oz. vodka

1/2 oz. black raspberry liqueur

2 oz. cranberry juice (add more if needed)

Mint sprig (garnish)

Blackberries (garnish)


  1. Add ice to a cocktail shaker and then pour the vodka and black raspberry liqueur. Shake well.
  2. Strain into a glass filled with ice.
  3. Add the cranberry juice.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of mint and some blackberries if you want.
  5. Serve and enjoy.


  • Ideally served in a classic tumbler – tall or short, it’s up to you.
  • If you find this mix a little too sweet, you can add a splash of soda. Ginger ale is an excellent option but you can definitely utilize any clear soda.
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes

Recipe Variations

Like what we have said earlier, Purple Haze has lots of variations. You can do the following too:

  • Purple Haze Martini

Add 1 1/2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. blue curacao, and 1/2 oz. grenadine to a cocktail shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime twist.

  • Lemonade Purple Haze

Add 1 1/2 oz. vodka and 1 oz. Chambord into a highball glass with ice. Add equal amounts of lemonade and lemon-lime soda. Stir and then garnish with a lemon wedge before serving.

  • Purple Haze Shooter 1

This right here is just like the lemonade purple haze recipe. You just have to mix equal parts of the 3 ingredients and fill a shot glass.

  • Purple Haze Shooter 2

For this one, you need to mix grape and peach schnapps with rum. Shake and strain 1 oz. grape schnapps with 1/2 oz. each rum and peach schnapps into a chilled shot glass.

Cranberry Purple Haze

How Strong Are the Purple Haze Variations?

Purple Haze drinks vary in style as well as the amount of alcohol that they contain. If you want a strong drink, your best bet would be the martini and shooter variations. But if you want something light and smooth, then the lemonade mix is a great option. You can control the amount of liquor though.

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