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Adding a splash of whiskey to this take on the classic rum cocktail helps tone down the sweetness. A good-quality orgeat (almond syrup) makes a big difference, like the artisanal version from Small Hand FoodsSlideshow: More Rum Drinks 

Romée de Goriainoff
August 2015

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Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the crushed ice and garnishes and shake well. Strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish the mai tai with the mint sprig, strawberry and orange zest strip and serve.

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