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The Broadmoor's West Building

The Purple Pin {adult milkshake} at The Broadmoor

The Purple Pin is the invention of the nearly 100 year old hotel The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado to christen their latest feature 'The PLaY' an onsite bowling alley featuring adult milkshakes. This one was too good not to share!
Course Cocktail, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword adult cocktail milkshake, creme de violette cocktail
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 adult milkshake
Calories 846kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 12 ounces Vanilla Ice Cream (2 level scoops)
  • 1 ounce Milk
  • 1 ounce Gin (The Broadmoor used local Leopold Brothers 'Navy Strength Gin' and so did I!)
  • 1/2 ounce Creme de Violette
  • 1 tablespoon Raspberries
  • Garnish: mint sprig


  • Add all ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.


Calories: 846kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 714mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 79g | Vitamin A: 1430IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 467mg | Iron: 0.3mg