A Gorgeous Junglebird Cocktail To Make Tonight

Pineapple, lime and rum find a tropical harmony in this easy-to-make tipple

Finish your drink with a slice of pineapple. Photo / Babiche Martens

This classic tiki cocktail works well with any type of rum and is a gorgeous shade of pinky red thanks to the Campari.

Serves 1

45ml rum
45ml Campari
45ml lime juice
45ml pineapple juice
45ml simple syrup*
Fresh pineapple, to garnish

1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

2. Shake vigorously and strain into a lowball glass.

3. Serve with or without ice and a wedge of fresh pineapple.

* To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup of caster sugar with 1 cup water in a small pot and heat until sugar dissolves. Allow to cool.

This recipe was originally published in volume six of Viva Magazine.

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