Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe
Treat yourself to your own personal vacation with this Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe! This classic drink is one of the most popular drinks to order when in the tropics, and now you can make these at home!
If you are a Rum lover, be sure to try all of our Rum Cocktails, including our personal favorite, the Strawberry and Lemon Mojito!
How to Make a Mai Tai Drink
Making this Mai Tai recipe is really simple and quick. Just gather the list of ingredients below, and in less than 5 min you will have a yummy tropical drink. This recipe is easily adaptable to make a much larger batch in case you have friends and family over.
Mai Tai Cocktail Ingredients
- White Rum
- Dark Rum
- Orange Curacao
- Orgeat Syrup
- Lime Juice
- Luxardo Cherry
- Mint (Optional)
The equipment needed to make a Mai Tai is really short and easy. All you need is a high-quality shaker cup and a Strawberry and Lemon Mojito.
Mai Tai Cocktail
- 1 cup ice
- 1 1/2 oz white rum
- 3/4 oz orange curaçao
- 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
- 1/2 oz orgeat syrup
- 1/2 oz dark rum
- 1 Luxardo Cherry Any Maraschino cherry brand will do
- 1 lime wheel Garnish
- 1 mint sprig Garnish
- Add ice to a shaker cup
- Add the white rum, curaçao, lime juice, and orgeat into the shaker.
- Shake until well mixed and cold.
- Strain into a double whiskey glass.
- Float the dark rum over the top.
- Gently add the Luxardo cherry.
- Garnish with the lime wheel and mint sprig.
If you are looking for another tropical drink to try, check out the Tequila Sunrise Cocktail!
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As always, drink responsibly, and don’t drink and drive!