Mai Tai (Beaumont-Gantt's recipe)

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Mint sprig

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.

12 fresh Mint leaves
1 1/2 fl oz Overproof pot still rum
1 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
3/4 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1/2 fl oz Difford's Falernum liqueur
1 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1 fl oz Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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History:

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.

A more detailed history of this drink, along with its variants can be found on our Mai Tai cocktail page.

Nutrition:

One serving of Mai Tai (Beaumont-Gantt's recipe) contains 311 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 2.8 standard drinks
  • 22.77% alc./vol. (45.54° proof)
  • 39.4 grams of pure alcohol
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