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Mai tai

Mai Tai with Orgeat


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x

Description

Here’s how to make the original Mai Tai recipe! Gather the ingredients for this tropical rum drink that’s as complex as it is fruity.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) aged rum
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) orange liqueur: Curaçao, Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 ounce (1 1/2 tablespoons) lime juice
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) orgeat syrup
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) dark rum
  • For the garnish: Fresh mint, cocktail cherry, pineapple slice, lime wedge

Instructions

  1. Place the aged rum, orange liqueur, lime juice, and orgeat syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until cold.
  2. Strain the drink into an ice-filled glass. Top with the dark rum. Garnish with fresh mint, a lime wedge, cocktail cherry and pineapple slice. 
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Orgeat, Orgeat syrup, Orgeat cocktails