Bird Of Paradise
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Bird Of Paradise
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The Bird Of Paradise is a refreshing and exotic cocktail that combines the flavors of vodka, lime juice, sugar syrup, lychee juice, and orange liqueur. This vibrant and fruity drink ... more The Bird Of Paradise is a refreshing and exotic cocktail that combines the flavors of vodka, lime juice, sugar syrup, lychee juice, and orange liqueur. This vibrant and fruity drink is believed to have originated in the Philippines and is named after the colorful bird native to the region. The combination of sweet lychee juice and tangy lime juice creates a perfect balance of flavors, while the vodka adds a subtle kick. The addition of orange liqueur adds a subtle complexity and depth to the drink. The Bird Of Paradise is a perfect choice for those looking for a tropical and sophisticated cocktail that is sure to transport them to a sunny and relaxing paradise.
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Base ingredient
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Vodka
Garnish
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Lemon, lychee
Alcohol content
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7.58% | 1.43 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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ml
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30ml 1oz 3cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl
90ml 3.04oz 9cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

Method
How to make a Bird Of Paradise

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put all ingredients with ice into a cocktail shaker
Shake well and pour into a highball glass
Garnish with a lemon slice and a lychee and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the Bird Of Paradise cocktail to ensure its flavor is fully blended?

To properly shake the Bird Of Paradise cocktail, fill a shaker with ice cubes and add the Vodka, Lime juice, Sugar Syrup, Lychee Juice, and Blue Curaçao. Secure the lid or shaker tin on top and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This allows the ingredients to chill, dilute slightly, and mix thoroughly for a smooth, well-blended drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Bird Of Paradise cocktail for maximum visual appeal?

For maximum visual appeal, serve the Bird Of Paradise in a chilled highball glass. You can garnish the rim with a lime wheel or a lychee fruit on the rim to add a touch of elegance. Pouring the cocktail over a large ice cube can also enhance its appearance and keep it chilled longer.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of juice if I don't have lychee juice for the Bird Of Paradise cocktail?

Yes, if you don't have lychee juice, a good substitution could be white grape juice or pear juice for a similar light and fruity flavor profile. Note that the unique flavor of lychee contributes significantly to the cocktail's character, so substitutions may slightly alter the taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Bird Of Paradise compare to a standard beer?

The Bird Of Paradise has an alcohol content of 7.58%, which is similar to or slightly higher than many craft beers and higher than average light beers, which typically range from 4% to 6% alcohol by volume. Remember, cocktail volumes can vary, so the overall intake should be monitored.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some creative garnishing ideas for the Bird Of Paradise cocktail?

For an exotic twist, consider adding a skewer of blueberries or a small bouquet of edible flowers as a garnish. These elements not only add to the aesthetic appeal but can complement the fruity and floral notes of the cocktail. A spiral of lime peel inside the glass can also enhance its visual appeal and add a zesty aroma.

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