The Mai Tai was invented by Victor Bergeron in 1944 and brought to Waikiki by The Royal Hawaiian Hotel in 1953. This is believed to be his original recipe.
from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel
1 Oz Light Rum
1 Oz Dark Rum
1 Oz Orange Curacao
2 Oz Orange Juice
1/2 Oz Lime Juice
Splash of Orgeat
Splash of Simple Syrup
Pour each ingredient in order over an ice filled Old Fashioned glass, stir and garnish with a slice of pineapple, an orange slice and a Maraschino cherry.
To make a Pink Mai Tai simply add a dash of Grenadine.
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HNATIONAL MAI TAI DAY is June 30th.