Mai Tai #2 (Beaumont-Gantt's Formula)

Mai Tai #2 (Beaumont-Gantt's Formula) image
Serve in
an Old-fashioned glass...
12 fresh Mint leaves
shot Pot still Jamaican rum
1 shot Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum BUY
¾ shot De Kuyper Triple Sec BUY
½ shot Taylor's Velvet Falernum liqueur
1 shot Freshly squeezed lime juice
1 shot Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters BUY
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How to make:

Lightly muddle mint in base of shaker (just to bruise). Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and strain glass filled with crushed ice.


Mint sprig


Whichever of the two created the drink; it is Trader Vic that made it famous and it is his recipe that endures.


It is claimed that Ernest Raymond Beaumont-Gantt first served this drink in 1933 at his Don The Beachcomber's bar in Hollywood, California. This is some ten years earlier than Bergeron's Mai Tai moment in cocktail history.

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