Happy Mai Tai Day!

Since it´s the (inter)national Mai Tai Day today i bring out a toast with a double – or two stiff four-rum Mai Tai`s to celebrate the cocktail that has always been my favorite drink.

Much has already been writing on this drink on this blog and on other blogs -  so i won´t write on it´s history….or how to set the recipe straight – just mix up these two Mai Tai`s and say Cheers! and Okole Maluna!

MAI TAI WITH FOUR RUMS – Double recipe

1 oz Smith and Cross jamaican rum

1 oz Plantation Overproof Dark rum

1 oz El Dorado 12 yo demerara rum

1 oz Clemènt VSOP aged rhum agricole

2 oz fresh lime juice

1 oz orange curacao

0.5 oz simple syrup

0.5 oz orgeat

Fresh Mint

Shake together the ingredients with the a spent lime shell in the shaker and strain into a huge glass or two glasses filled with freshly crushed ice. Garnish with fresh mint, the spent lime shell and if you like, a sherry to add some color.

You don´t need to have the exact rums i`m using, try use 2 different good quality dark rums, one overproof dark rum and one aged rhum agricole.

Now…sip and enjoy! Mai Tai Roa Ae!

6 Replies to “Happy Mai Tai Day!”

  1. Happy belated Mai Tai Day! Guess I’m going to have to celebrate late, and what a celebration it will be with this handsome recipe. As always, dynamite post with gorgeous looking drinks.

  2. Chuck, did yall ever get to make one? and say hi to Wes..!

    Kevin – thanks! Neisson is good!

    Thanks Richard!

  3. I didn’t see this post until today.i’ve just made one subbing Neisson for the Clement it’s gorgeous as your drinks tend to be bottoms up kevin

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