Yellow bird

Yellow Bird is a tropical cocktail that features rum, orange juice, lime juice, and cream of coconut. It is typically garnished with a cherry or slice of pineapple.

Yellow bird recipe

  • 3 cl white rum
  • 1.5 cl Galliano
  • 1.5 cl triple sec
  • 1.5 cl lime juice

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake well with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass

Directions for how to make the Yellow bird

  1. Get a cocktail shaker and add some ice.
  2. Pour 3 cl of white rum into the cocktail shaker.
  3. Add 1.5 cl of Galliano.
  4. Add 1.5 cl of triple sec.
  5. Add 1.5 cl of lime juice.
  6. Shake the cocktail shaker well with the ice.
  7. Get a chilled cocktail glass.
  8. Strain the Yellow bird drink into the chilled cocktail glass.
  9. Garnish the drink with a lime wedge or wheel (optional).
  10. Serve and enjoy!

Tips for how to make the perfect Yellow bird

  • Use fresh citrus juices: A good Yellow bird drink requires fresh orange, pineapple and lime juices. Avoid bottled or canned juices as they may have added preservatives that can affect the flavor of the drink.
  • Use quality rum: A Yellow bird drink is essentially a rum-based cocktail, so it’s important to use a good quality rum. Opt for a light or golden rum that has a good balance of sweetness and spiciness.

Alcohol-free alternative to the Yellow bird

One possible alcohol-free alternative to the drink Yellow Bird is a mixed fruit smoothie. The smoothie could contain fresh or frozen mango, pineapple, and orange juice, along with a splash of lime juice and a drizzle of honey for sweetness. The drink could be blended until smooth, and served over ice. This fruity and refreshing blend could provide a similar tropical flavor profile as the Yellow Bird cocktail, without the alcohol content. Additionally, it would be a healthier option that allows for guilt-free indulgence.

Yellow bird fun facts

  1. Yellow bird is a tropical cocktail that originated in the Caribbean and is popular in the Virgin Islands.
  2. The cocktail is a bright yellow color and is usually garnished with a slice of pineapple or a cherry.
  3. The main ingredients of Yellow bird are rum, Galliano, triple sec, and lime juice.
  4. The recipe for Yellow bird was created in the 20th century by a bartender named Raymond “Buff” Crossman in the British Virgin Islands.
  5. Yellow bird is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is enjoyed by both locals and tourists in the Caribbean.