- 2 oz Aged Rum
- ¾ oz Fresh Lime Juice
- ½ oz Orange Curaçao
- ½ oz Orgeat
- Shake all ingredients, with ice, in a Cocktail Shaker. Strain over ice in a Double Old Fashioned Glass.
- Garnish with a Lime Shell or Mint Sprig.
Literally a drink that is, “Out of this world!” Trader Vic came up with this delightful cocktail in a fit of genius one afternoon to serve his guests from Thailand. Upon the first sip, one guest proclaimed, “Maita’i roa ae!” The Mai Tai is the perfect combination of sweet and sour. Tiki or no tiki, this drink is the best as it was originally designed. Don’t bastardize it with tropical juices, just enjoy it’s simplicity, purity and complexity.