Do you know the recipe for the classic Yellowbird gin based cocktail?

Do you know the recipe for the classic Yellowbird cocktail? It’s a new era gin based cocktail to savor at any time.

The Yellowbird is a cocktail that has known different versions, however, this time we show you the classic recipe that consists of 6 ingredients. Based on gin, Galliano vanilla liqueur, Triple Sec and fresh lemon juice. Some ingredients such as cinnamon stick and slice of lemon are welcome for garnish.

To prepare the Yellowbird cocktail you will need to know the shake and strain technique, and the double strain technique.


Yellowbird Cocktail Recipe



1 oz of gin

1/2 oz of Triple Sec

1/2 oz of Galliano

1/2 oz fresh lemon juice


Cinnamon stick

Slightly flamed lemon slice


Cocktail shaker and conical strainer

Type of glass



Pour ingredients, and ice, into shaker and shake. Filter the mixture by double straining it in the conical strainer in the previously chilled cup. Garnish on top of the cup with the cinnamon stick and the lemon slice.

Note: you can use the Galliano vanilla liqueur or another one of your preference.


Recipe extracted from I Cocktail mondiali: Tutti i Cocktail approvati dall’IBA, 2013, Federico Mastellari.


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.

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