Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

The classic Mai Tai cocktail is a rum and citrus tasting cocktail originating in California in the early 1940’s. its creation is often attributed to Trader Vic, who blended premium rum, lime juice, orgeat syrup, and orange liqueur to craft this iconic concoction.

Renowned for its balance of sweet, sour, and potent flavors, the Mai Tai cocktail has evolved into a versatile cocktail that can be customized to suit individual preferences. Whether you prefer a traditional recipe or a modern twist, the Mai Tai cocktail adapts gracefully to diverse palates.

Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

Mai Tai Cocktail Ingredients


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Old Fashioned Glass
  • Strainer

Making the Mai Tai Cocktail

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This Mai Tai cocktail recipe makes a refreshing and fruity cocktail that's perfect for sipping on a warm day or at a tropical-themed party. It is a versatile cocktail that can be adapted to suit your taste preferences. Try using different types of rum or adjust the amount of lime juice and orgeat syrup to make it sweeter or tarter.

Give this classic and exotic cocktail a try and transport yourself to a tropical paradise.

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Image Source(s)
  • Photo by Achim Schleuning.
  • Cocktail Shaker by habione 404.
  • Old Fashion Tumbler by Jeff Portaro.
  • Strainer by Julie E.