Swe-Dishes (And Drinks): ‘Doctor Bird’ Cocktail Recipe

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Swe-Dishes (And Drinks): ‘Doctor Bird’ Cocktail Recipe

From the “Svenska Spring” to the “Baked In,” packed with fall flavors, we have a collection of aquavit-focused cocktail recipes for each season of the year. And after chatting with the duo behind Kronan Swedish Punsch to learn more about their efforts to bring a Swedish staple to the United States, finding a recipe using Swedish Punsch was next on our list.

Thanks to Katie Stryjewski, the cocktail blogger behind Garnish, we are thrilled to share with you the “Doctor Bird.”

A mashup of the “Doctor Cocktail” and tiki drink the “Jungle Bird,” this libation is light and fruit forward, making it perfect for warm-weather sipping.

“[Doctor Bird] is essentially a Daiquiri that uses Swedish Punsch instead of sweetener,” Stryjewski says in her blog. “It’s bright and tropical with a hint of bitterness.”

We hope you enjoy. Cheers!


  • 1 1/2 oz. Plantation Pineapple Rum
  • 1 oz. Swedish Punsch
  • 1/2 oz. Aperol
  • 1/2 oz. lime juice
  • 1/4 oz. Demerara syrup


Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a coupe and garnish with a slice of pineapple.

Katie Stryjewski is a Boston-based writer with a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology and a passion for cocktails. She launched Garnish Girl in March 2015 as a way to learn more about spirits and cocktails while keeping track of the recipes she loves. Each week Stryjewski shares cocktail recipes on her blog and with her 15,000 Instagram followers. Check out her collection of recipes at Garnishblog.com.

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