Mai Tai (Difford's recipe)

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Serve in

an Old-fashioned glass...
1 fl oz Bacardi Ocho Anos
1 fl oz Pineapple rum
½ fl oz Pierre Ferrand Curacao
¾ fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
¼ fl oz Giffard Orgeat Syrup
¼ fl oz Disaronno Originale amaretto
¼ fl oz Velvet Falernum
1/12 fl oz Giffard Menthe Pastille
2 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice.


Mint sprigs, lime shell & fruit stick


We love Daiquiris and this is basically a classic Daiquiri with a few bells and whistles: Orange curaçao, lime juice, almond syrup, amaretto, falernum,
white crème de menthe and absinthe.


An adaptation of Victor Bergeron's (Trader Vic's) 1944 classic by yours truly (Simon Difford).

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


There are approximately 279 calories in one serving of Mai Tai (Difford's recipe).

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