A magnificent Mai Tai


This boozy rum cocktail epitomises tropical fun and is an excellent choice for those who enjoy their liquor with a sweet twist. It's an incredibly simple drink to make and goes down particularly well in the summer.

The Mai Tai was invented in California in the 1940s. Synonymous with Tiki culture , the rum-based drink became the cocktail of choice throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and is still considered a staple today.

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
 1 1/3 oz White Rum
2/3 oz Dark Rum
 1/2 oz Orange Curaçao
 1/2 oz Orgeat Almond Syrup
1/3 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 Sprig Mint Leaves
1 Shell Lime

Preparation

Combine 1 1/3 oz white rum with 2/3 oz dark rum, 1/2 oz orange Curaçao, 1/2 oz orgeat syrup and 1/3 oz freshly squeezed lime juice into a shaker with ice. 
 Shake well and strain into your rocks glass over ice. 
Garnish with a sprig of mint leaves and your lime shell flesh side down, forming a little dome (it should look like an island with a palm tree 🏝️ ).

Drinkware : Rocks Glass

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