What is Mai Tai mix made of?
The Mai Tai is one of the most famous Tiki drinks in the world. Composed of rum, orange curaçao, fresh lime juice and orgeat (a nuanced almond syrup), it’s held sway over cocktail enthusiasts and Tiki aficionados for decades. It even enjoyed a star turn in the Elvis film “Blue Hawaii.”
How do you make a Mai Tai?
How Do You Make a Mai Tai Cocktail From Scratch?
- Combine pineapple juice, light rum, orange curaçao, lime juice, and orgeat in a cocktail shaker.
- Shake with ice. Add ice to the cocktail shaker, then cover and shake well, until chilled.
- Top with dark rum.
Does a Mai Tai have grapefruit juice?
The original Trader Vic’s Mai Tai used no fruit juice but lime, and the Donn the Beachcomber version used grapefruit juice. Therefore, neither original recipe was as sweet as what you usually get in restaurants today. There are so many variations on this drink, with every bartender tweaking it over the years.
What is orgeat syrup substitute?
If you need a substitute for orgeat syrup then your best options are almond syrup, almond extract, amaretto, or Crème d’amade. To get a more authentic flavor you can make your own orgeat in minutes using everyday ingredients. Check out our recipe further down the page for a delicious homemade version.
What is orgeat syrup made of?
Originally made from grain—it got its name from the French word orge, meaning “barley”—orgeat syrup is now most traditionally made from a combination of almonds (and sometimes other nuts) and orange flower water.
Can you buy Mai Tai mix?
Master of Mixes Mai Tai Drink Mix, Ready To Use, 1 Liter Bottle (33.8 Fl Oz), Individually Boxed.
What is the syrup in a Mai Tai?
1 1/2 oz White rum
1/2 oz Fresh lime juice1/2 oz Orange curaçao1/2 oz Orgeat syrup3/4 oz Dark rum