The Yellow Bird is a common tropical cocktails that uses both light rum and dark rum in combination with lime and orange juice. Another ingredient, the Galliano (anise and vanilla liqueur) is added to bring in another layer of flavor and make things a bit more interesting. The origins of the yellow bird name is unclear. Some sources mention that the cocktail was named after the Haitian tune “Yellow Bird”.
Squeeze the juice of half a lime into a cocktail shaker with ice.
Add the orange juice, both rums, and Galliano and shake.
Strain into a collins glass filled with crushed ice.
Garnish with a cherry and a sprig of mint.