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Jungle Bird Cocktail

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The Jungle Bird is a vibrant and exotic cocktail that brings together the tropical flavors of white rum and pineapple juice with the bold, bittersweet notes of Campari. Balanced with a hint of lime juice and simple syrup, this drink offers a perfect mix of sweet, sour, and bitter, creating a delightful, refreshing experience that’s perfect for any occasion.

Tasting Notes

Upon the first sip, the Jungle Bird greets you with a bright, tropical burst of pineapple juice, delivering a sweet and juicy flavor that immediately transports you to a sunny beach. The white rum adds a smooth and slightly sweet backbone, perfectly complementing the pineapple’s tropical notes. As the initial sweetness fades, the lime juice introduces a zesty and tangy element, cutting through the sweetness and providing a refreshing tartness.

As you continue to sip, the Campari’s distinctively bitter flavor comes forward, adding a sophisticated complexity to the drink. This bitterness is beautifully balanced by the simple syrup’s subtle sweetness, ensuring the drink remains harmonious and well-rounded. The interplay of sweet, sour, and bitter flavors creates a layered and intriguing taste experience that keeps you coming back for more. The finish is smooth, with lingering notes of pineapple and a hint of Campari’s herbal bitterness, making the Jungle Bird a truly memorable cocktail.

Tips & Tricks

Introduce a splash of coconut cream for a creamy texture and a touch of coconut flavor, enhancing the tropical vibe.

Add a dash of Angostura bitters or a pinch of ground cinnamon to bring a warming spice element to the cocktail.

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Jungle Bird

Jungle Bird


  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • 1.5 oz pineapple juice
  • 0.75 oz Campari
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup


  1. In a shaker add ice, plus all your ingredients.
  2. Shake very well to chill and combine.
  3. Strain into cocktail glass over fresh ice.

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