House Without a Key • Honolulu
Created by restaurateur Victor "Trader Vic" Bergeron in 1944 to showcase an exceptional aged rum, the original mai tai recipe called for rock candy syrup, which is sweeter than simple syrup.
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Fill a highball glass with ice. Add all of the ingredients except the overproof rum and garnishes; stir, then top with the overproof rum. If desired, garnish with the lime wheel, sugarcane stick, mint sprig and orchid.
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