Trader Vic's Original Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

Trader Vic's Original Mai Tai Cocktail

Trader Vic's Original Mai Tai Cocktail

Similar Topics:

Ingredients

1 oz. Appleton Estate rum
1 oz. St. James Royal Amber rum
1 lime
1/2 oz. almond or orgeat syrup
1/2 oz. orange curaçao
Mint sprig
Pineapple spear
Cherry
Lime wedge
Crushed ice

Tools

Highball glass
Shaker
Citrus squeezer

Preparation

1. In an empty shaker, combine 1/2 oz. almond or orgeat syrup, 1/2 oz. orange curaçao, the juice of 1 lime, 1 oz. (light) Appleton rum and 1 oz. (dark) St. James Royal Amber rum. 

2. Add a large scoop of crushed ice, shake, then pour the entire mixture into a glass.

3. Garnish with a pineapple spear, cherry, lime wedge and mint.

Next Up

Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

Learn how to make a classic sazerac for your next cocktail party at HGTV.com.

Wed Wabbit Cocktail Recipe

If Elmer Fudd asked Bugs Bunny to make him a cocktail, it might be something like this concoction.

Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

The experts at HGTV.com share a classic recipe for an Old Fashioned cocktail.

Frozen Irish Banana Cocktail Recipe

Didn't know they grew bananas in Ireland did you? Well typically they don't, but it does make for a refreshing and delicious concoction that can be enjoyed at the Frangipani Beach Resort in Anguilla. Now you can try it at home. Serves two.

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

The entertaining experts at HGTV.com share a classic Manhattan cocktail recipe.

Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

The experts at HGTV.com share a classic Bloody Mary cocktail recipe.

Whiskey Buck Cocktail Recipe

Relive the swinging '60s with this simple, retro cocktail featuring whiskey, lime and ginger syrup.

Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

The experts at HGTV.com share a classic Moscow mule cocktail recipe.

Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail Recipe

This twist on the classic mimosa is a welcome addition to any weekend brunch spread.

Lemon Drop Cocktail Recipe

The experts at HGTV.com share a classic lemon drop cocktail recipe.

On TV

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.