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How to Make a Mai Tai Cocktail

  • Author:E-BON
  • Source:E-BON
  • Release on :2020-02-13

Mai Tai, Tahitian for "Out of This World - The Best," was created by Victor J. "Trader Vic" Bergeron in 1944. Crafted from premium rums and a hit of fruit, the Mai Tai is a delectable drink with many variants.

A true Mai Tai is the color of the alcohol; sweeteners should not dominate.

Use fresh squeezed lime juice, not RealLime or other bottled concentrate juices

A Mai Tai does not contain any fruit juice other then lime. No pineapple, no mango, no apricot.

how do we make ?

The materials we need

1 fl oz (30 mL) aged rum

1 fl oz (30 mL) Martinique rum

1/2 fl oz (15 mL) curaçao

1/4 fl oz (7.5 mL) Orgeat syrup

1/4 fl oz (7.5 mL) rock candy syrup

1 1/2 fl oz (45 mL) fresh lime juice

Sprig of mint

Crush enough ice to fill a double old fashioned glass by either using a blender, ice crusher, or smashing ice in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or other blunt object, and add to a cocktail shaker.

Juice limes either with a fruit juicer, juice reamer, or by manually squeezing to produce the required amount of lime juice.

Add liquid ingredients.

Add a section of spent lime shell.

Shake vigorously for 10 seconds, or until the outside of the shaker frosts.

Pour the contents of the shaker into a double old fashioned glass.

Add more crushed ice to fill the glass.

Garnish with a sprig of mint or your choice of lemon/lime