2 oz Rhum Agricole, Neisson blanc
1⁄2 oz Campari
1⁄4 oz Triplum, Luxardo
1⁄2 oz Prosecco (to top)
1 Lemon peel (as garnish)
Instructions

Combine first four ingredients in shaker over cracked ice. Prepare a collins glass with a horse's neck garnish and cracked ice. Shake and strain into the glass; Top with a 1/2 oz prosecco (club soda is an acceptable substitute) for texture.

Notes

A drier, lighter take on the Jungle Bird. Effervescent, notes of summer grass and a splendid pink hue. Luxardo Triplum is essential to the taste of this drink, as it has a slightly nutty/pithy flavor that works well with Neisson and Campari. (Cointreau is too sweet.) If Luxardo Triplum is not available, the Luxardo Apricot works well.

History

Created as a variation of the classic Jungle Bird; the City Bird also works as a lighter, "session" counterpart to the rich blackstrap version Giuseppe Gonzalez popularized in NYC a couple of years later. We used this on a summer menu back in 2011.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Randy Wong, Clio Restaurant, Boston, MA
Year
2011
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