Traditional Wooden Bois Lélé Swizzle Stick

(1 customer review)


Fo shizzle my swizzle! This traditional Caribbean swizzle stick is the only true way to swizzle your cocktails. Harvested from trees native to Martinique, these authentic wood swizzle sticks are a must-have for any tiki cocktail enthusiast.

Availability: 91 in stock


It’s true that nature does it best! The Bois Lele swizzle stick is made from the dried wood stems of the Quararibea turbinata tree (aka the “swizzle stick” tree!) which is an aromatic plant native to the Caribbean, and it’s commonly used in making Tiki drinks like the Ti’ Punch, and Queen’s Park Swizzle.

What’s a Swizzle?

The Smuggler’s Cove book states: “A swizzle is a style of cocktail that’s defined by how it’s made (with the ingredients being vigorously mixed together with crushed ice using a swizzle stick), rather than by which ingredients go into it.”

From around the late 1860s, when ice became more readily available, the “swizzle stick” made its debut, and the drink style was born. These drinks were “frothed” or “frisked into effervescence” by putting a stick (called a bois lélé) into the glass and rubbing it between one’s palms.


• Hand harvested, cured, and trimmed from the Caribbean,
• The true “Bois Lélé”,
• A natural product so each is unique,
• Price is for one Swizzle Stick.


We are now in a position to supply the Bois Lélé Swizzle Stick in bulk. For a detailed price list, please send an email to together with your name, company, position, address, and the quantity you require. Mahalo!

Weight 0.013 kg
Dimensions 35 × 4 × 4 cm

1 review for Traditional Wooden Bois Lélé Swizzle Stick

  1. James Tert (verified owner)

    Finally I’ve been able to get my hands on a traditional swizzle stick! I’ve been searching high and low for these in the U.K. So glad I found you guys! Thank you!

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