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How To Make A Mai Tai Cocktail

How To Make A Mai Tai Cocktail

Mai Tai Cocktail. The cocktail you always have on holiday but can never make back home - well now you can! A combination of five liqueurs assures this is a feisty one. Savour our Mai Tai Cocktail.


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Step 1: You will need

  • 30 ml light rum
  • 30 ml gold rum
  • 15 ml orange curaçao
  • 15 ml almond liqueur (amaretto)
  • 10 ml grenadine
  • 15 ml lime juice
  • crushed ice
  • ice cubes
  • a sprig of mint
  • 1 50/25ml measuring cup
  • 1 cocktail shaker
  • 1 strainer (or sieve)
  • 1 wooden pestle (or similar)
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 sharp knife
  • 1 juice squeezer
  • 1 old-fashioned glass
  • 1 short straw

Step 2: Prepare your cocktail

First, take some ice cubes and crush them by hitting them lightly into the palm of your hand, using a pestle or something similar. Set aside for later.

Half fill the shaker with ice cubes.

Add the light rum, gold rum, orange curaçao, amaretto and grenadine.

Cut a lime in half, squeeze one half and add this to the shaker.

Secure the lid on the shaker and shake well.

Remove the lid and fit the strainer over the shaker.

Step 3: Present your cocktail

Almost fill the old-fashioned glass with crushed ice and strain the cocktail into the glass.

Add the sprig of mint to decorate, the short straw and serve.