The sparkling and popular cocktail Mai Tai – with rum, lime, and orange. Sound good? Here we have the recipe for you.
Mai Tai – the classic from the South Seas
From the juices of fruity orange and pineapple, with a good shot of rum and grenadine and lime, this cocktail classic will inspire you. Whether for a party, a girls’ evening, or for a barbecue – a Mai Tai always goes with it!
Where does the name “Mai Tai” come from?
In the Tahitian language, the adjective maita’i means “good”. However, this tiki cocktail was not created in Polynesia, but in the USA. The drink was born in 1944 in a California bar when Victor Bergeron served it to two Tahitian friends. They were blown away and shouted Maita’i roa ae !, which means “The best!” or “Out of this world!”
- 1 lime
- 30 ml white rum
- 30 ml of brown rum
- 20 ml Triple sec
- 30 ml of orange juice
- 30 ml Pineapple juice
- 10 ml Grenadine
- Pineapple and mint
- Crushed ice
- Halve the lime and squeeze out the juice. Shake rum, triple sec, lime, orange, and pineapple juice with crushed ice. Pour grenadine into a glass, pour the contents of the shaker on top. Garnish with pineapple and mint.