Mai Tai

Ingredients

Did you know that Mai Tai means ‘Out of this World’ in Tahitian? The Mai Tai started as a rum cocktail so popular it supposedly depleted world rum supplies in the 1940s and ’50s. The Mai Tai is a cocktail based on rum, Cuaçao liqueur, and lime juice. Known for being the best tiki hut drink, this rum cocktail is one of the cooler drinks to sip on during the summer months. It’s not often that you are garnishing a drink with a fresh slice pineapple.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2-3 oz Rum
  • 1 oz Cointreau or another orange curaçao
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz Orgeat
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • Garnish: Pineapple Wedge, Cherry, Mint Sprig

PREPARATION

Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake for 20-30 seconds or until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with pineapple wedge, mint sprig and cherry.

Preparation

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