Mai Tai

Victor “Trader Vic” Bergeron created the Mai Tai in 1944 using a special supply of 17-year-old imported Jamaican rum. Since this rum is no longer produced, Marco Dionysos uses a blend of aged rums to approximate its flavor.

  • Servings: Makes 1 Drink

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  • Crushed ice
  • 1 ounce aged dark rum, preferably Jamaican
  • 1 ounce aged Martinique rum
  • 1/2 ounce orange curaçao
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice, lime shell reserved for garnish
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
  • 1 mint sprig, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice. Add both rums, the curaçao, lime juice and orgeat and shake well. Pour the drink unstrained into a chilled double rocks glass and garnish with the lime shell and mint sprig.

Contributed By Photo © Lucas Allen Published July 2012

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