Masala Mai Tai

Tailor · Manhattan

Eben Freeman spikes Victor "Trader Vic" Bergeron's most famous tiki drink, the mai tai, with garam masala. This traditional Indian spice blend includes cloves, coriander and cardamom.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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  • Ice cubes, plus crushed ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces Garam Masala Rum
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce orange curaçao or 1/4 ounce Grand Marnier mixed with 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
  • 1 mint sprig, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add all of the remaining ingredients except crushed ice and the mint and shake well. Strain into a crushed ice–filled rocks glass and garnish with the mint sprig.

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