I have one cocktail that . I make to perfection every summer. This summer it was ..insert drumroll here… a “Mai Tai”. I really liked it. And i now understand why it cost $13 at a bar. -Bon Appetit !!!

Yummy Mai Tai on a muggy summer night!


Makes 1

1 oz. aged rum (such as Plantation Original Dark or Denizen Merchant’s Reserve)

1 oz. white rum (such as Denizen aged white rum)

1 oz. fresh lime juice, a squeezed lime half reserved

1/2 oz. curaçao or Grand Marnier

1/4 oz. orgeat (such as L’Orgeat, BG Reynolds, or Liber & Co.)

1/4 oz. simple syrup

1 lime wedge

1 large mint sprig


Combine both rums, lime juice, curaçao, orgeat, simple syrup, and reserved lime half in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds. Strain into a glass filled to the brim with crushed ice. Garnish with lime wedge and mint sprig.

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