The Original Mai Tai

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 ounces Myers's Plantation Rum
  • 1 ounce Cuban Rum
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 Falernum*
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash Pernod
  • 1 cup cracked ice
  • Slice squeezed lime, for garnish
  • Pineapple spear, for garnish
  • Mint sprig, for garnish
  • *Falernum is a lime/ginger based syrup and can be found in some large liquor stores.
Directions

Pour all the liquids into a cocktail shaker. Fill it with ice and shake for about 30 seconds. Pour it all into a 16-ounce double old-fashioned glass. Garnish with lime slice, pineapple, and mint sprig.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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