Mai Tai

Photo: Nina Choi

This classic rum-based Mai Tai cocktail recipe, infused with the citrus flavors of orango curaçao, orange juice, and lime juice, is the perfect drink to enjoy at the beach–or when you're dreaming of being there.

Yield: Makes 1 drink
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  • 2 tablespoons light rum
  • 2 tablespoons orange curaçao
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 dash orgeat
  • 1 dash simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • Mint, a pineapple slice, and a paper umbrella for garnish


  1. 1. Fill an 8-oz. glass with ice. Pour in light rum, orange curaçao, orange juice, lime juice, orgeat, and simple syrup.
  2. 2. Drizzle dark rum on top. Garnish with mint, pineapple slice, and paper umbrella.
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