Mai Tai

The Mai Tai is perhaps the most famous Tiki cocktail for a good reason. This great summer cocktail showcases the flavors of good-quality rum. The first person to try it was said to cry out “Mai Tai!” which means “the best, out of this world” in Tahitian. 
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 Drink


  • 1 ½ oz White rum
  • ¾ oz Orange curaçao
  • ¾ oz Fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz Orgeat
  • ½ oz Dark rum
  • Garnish Lime wheel
  • Garnish Mint Sprig
  • Garnish Pineapple spear


  • Add the white rum, curaçao, lime juice and orgeat into a shaker with crushed ice and shake lightly (about 3 seconds).
  • Pour into a double Old Fashioned glass.
  • Float the dark rum over top.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel, mint sprig and pineapple spear.


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