Mai Tai

Mai Tai Ingredients: 

  • Light Rum (also called silver rum or white rum) 
  • Dark Rum (not spiced)
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Orange Curaçao (or triple sec)
  • Orgeat (almond syrup or Disaronno) 
  • Lime Juice (fresh squeezed) 

How Do You Make a Mai Tai From Scratch? 

  • Combine pineapple juice, light rum, orange curaçao, lime juice, and orgeat in a cocktail shaker. 
  • Shake with ice.  Add ice to the cocktail shaker, then cover and shake well, until chilled. 
  • Strain.  Strain the mixture into a glass filled with fresh ice. 
  • Top with dark rum. 
  • Garnish with fresh mint and a lime wheel, if desired. 
  • Serve.