Yellow Bird – Bahamian Cocktail

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Yellow Bird

This rum-based, fruity and citrusy drink with a distinct banana liqueur highlight was named after the famous song, Yellow Bird. Sit back, relax and refresh yourself with this beautiful cocktail while listening to Harry Belafonte’s version (which essentially became the lyrical anthem for the Bahamas).

Serves 1


  • 1 1/4 oz. Light Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Banana Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. Galliano Liqueur
  • 2 oz’s. Orange Juice
  • 2 oz’s. Pineapple Juice
  • 1 Cherry and/or Slice of Orange


  1. Add all the ingredients to a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well to thoroughly chill.
  3. Serve, with an orange slices and/or cherry.
Adapted from The Bahamas Islands