How to Make a Jungle Bird Cocktail in 2024

A tale of how Rum met Campari

How to make a jungle bird cocktail

History of The Jungle Bird Cocktail

The Jungle Bird cocktail is a unique concoction that combines rum, fruit juices, and Campari, resulting in a refreshing tropical drink. It originated in the late 1970s at the Aviary Bar within the Kuala Lumpur Hilton bird jungle, as the cocktail was created by a bartender named Jeffrey Ong. Despite its Malaysian roots, the Jungle Bird gained popularity internationally and has become a staple on many cocktail menus worldwide. It’s known for its balance of flavors and its distinctive deep red hue, thanks to the Campari.

Ingredients

How to make a jungle bird cocktail with the historical influence above

Dark Rum: The soul of the cocktail

Campari: Adds bitter notes

Pineapple Juice: For sweetness

– Lime Juice: For acidity

Simple Syrup

Jungle Bird Cocktail Recipe

How to make a jungle bird cocktail by combining all of the nessesary ingredients

1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice.

2. Shake until well-chilled and strain into a glass filled with fresh ice.

3. Garnish with a pineapple wedge or leaf and a lime wheel.

Try With Our Syrups

Try this recipe with our Chai spiced syrup

This photo displays Alchemix's Matcha lime Syrup
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