1 1⁄2 oz Blanco tequila
1 1⁄2 oz Pineapple juice
3⁄4 oz Suze
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1 spg Mint (as garnish)
Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain to a double rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a mint bouquet.

History

Rather than thinking of a white jungle bird at first. I wanted a tequila/suze/pineapple sour. The jungle bird template fit well with a few tweaks. Falernum over Simple Syrup gives a lot of complexity over the citrus / bitterness / earthiness / smoke.

At first I wanted the name to refer to something like a "radioactive bird", however I ended up with "Ornithologist", which is a scientist who studies birds. Since this is, colorwise, a reverse Jungle Bird, I flipped the point of view for the name. It's not a bad name but still could change for something more catchy lol

Cocktail summary
Created by
Phillip Gruneich
Year
2019
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  • Increased mezcal to 0.25 oz, decreased Suze to 0.5 oz. Amazing! — ★★★★★
  • Subs: - 1/2 Campari, 1/2 Amaro Nonino for Suze - Lime wedge for mint garnish Very smooth. Bitter, citrusy, straightforward. — ★★★★
  • fascinatingly complex and bitter
  • It's very earthy, the bitter from the Suze hits at the end. The pineapple adds a little tang the whole sip. Falernum includes some spice into all the earthiness of the cocktail. — ★★★★★
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