Serve in anOld-fashioned glass
Half lime shell, mint sprig and fruit stick (skewered pineapple cubes and Luxardo Maraschino cherry)
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into glass filled with crushed ice.
|1 fl oz||Bacardi 8 year old rum|
|1 fl oz||Pineapple rum|
|1/2 fl oz||Orange Curaçao liqueur|
|3/4 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/4 fl oz||Orgeat (almond) sugar syrup|
|1/4 fl oz||Disaronno amaretto|
|1/4 fl oz||Difford's Falernum liqueur|
|1/12 fl oz||Giffard Menthe Pastille white crème de menthe|
|2 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
|2 drop||Saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water)|
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
I 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. A whopping ten ingredients but it's more an OTT than a "simple is beautiful" cocktail.
An adaptation of Victor Bergeron's (Trader Vic's) 1944 Mai Tai by yours truly.
Mai Tai cocktail history
One serving of Mai Tai (Difford's recipe) contains 285 calories.
- 2 standard drinks
- 22.57% alc./vol. (45.14° proof)
- 27.8 grams of pure alcohol
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