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Mai Tai

Mai Tai

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Created by Trader Vic (Victor Jules Bergeron) in 1944, in his San Francisco bar & restaurant. The name comes from the exclaimation  « mai tai roa aé » (« out of this world, the best ») from Trader Vic's Tahitian friends when they tasted his new drink.

    Tasting tips

    • in a shaker
    • crushed ice
    • rocks/tiki
    • sprig of mint / cherry / lime wedge

    Cocktail preparation

    • 1/5 Pour the ingredients into a shaker
    • 2/5 Fill the shaker to 2/3 with ice cubes
    • 3/5 Shake vigorously for 7-10 seconds
    • 4/5 Strain into a glass filled with ice
    • 5/5 Garnish & serve




    Aged rum
    60 2,03 ml oz
    Orange Curaçao Liqueur
    Around x46
    15 0,51 ml oz
    Lime juice
    20 0,68 ml oz
    Orgeat Syrup
    Around x100
    10 0,34 ml oz