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Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe | Easy Mai Tai Cocktail

A simple meaning of the word Mai Tai means "good" in Tahitian. Tahitian is a Polynesian language spoken mainly in the society island of French Polynesia and Mai Tai is believed to have originated from this region. Mai Tai Cocktail is however more than just being - a good drink. Many describe this exquisite cocktail simply as "out of the world" so simply saying good for Mai Tai might be an understatement for that matter.
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A simple meaning of the word Mai Tai means “good” in Tahitian.

Tahitian is a Polynesian language spoken mainly in the society island of French Polynesia and Mai Tai is believed to have originated from this region.

Mai Tai Cocktail is however more than just being – a good drink.

Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe | Easy Mai Tai Cocktail

Many describe this exquisite cocktail simply as “out of the world” so simply saying good for Mai Tai might be an understatement for that matter.

As Bacardi mention in their website – Who created the first Mai Tai cocktail recipe – lots of legal battles have been won and lost over it.

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Well, we say if a cocktail is that good, it does call for many to make a claim and the cocktail does deserves it.

Drink responsibly – It is recommended adults do not regularly drink more than 14 units per week. Always check label for unit information.

For more facts visit – drinkaware.co.uk

Mai Tai Cocktail – How to Mix

Mai Tai is an exotic cocktail drink which blends in beautifully the different flavors of fruits with Rum and other spirits.

It is very easy to make and is usually prepared by shaking all the ingredients together.

Mai Tai as the name suggests is not just a good but in-fact a great drink to enjoy by self or with friends during holidays.

Ingredients of Mai Tai cocktail include,

White Rum, Dark Rum, Cointreau, lime juice, Pineapple juice, Orange juice and a dash of grenadine.

Some people prefer to add Sugar syrup and Orgeat as well but that makes it a little bit more sugary.

To make Mai Tai cocktail,

Take lots of ice in a cocktail shaker and pour all ingredients into it. Now shake it well for 30 secs or so.

Put lots of ice in a cocktail glass and strain the mixture gently over the ice.

Garnish Mai Tai cocktail with some orange wedge before serving. To add more to presentation you can also use Mint Sprig and Lemon wedge.


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Recommendation

  • It is better to use freshly squeezed juices to get the best flavour.
  • You can use lime wedge instead along with a sprig of Mint for presentation
  • You can add Sugar Syrup and Orgeat if you prefer a more sweeter cocktail

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Easy Mai Tai Cocktail is not just good but simply out of this world Cocktail, a must for parties and made using White Rum, Dark Rum and Cointreau

Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

A simple meaning of the word Mai Tai means "good" in Tahitian. Tahitian is a Polynesian language spoken mainly in the society island of French Polynesia and Mai Tai is believed to have originated from this region. Mai Tai Cocktail is however more than just being – a good drink. Many describe this exquisite cocktail simply as "out of the world" so simply saying good for Mai Tai might be an understatement for that matter.
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Course: Beverages, Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: Polynesian
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 173kcal
Author: Team Felicity

Equipment

  • Highball Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer
  • Cocktail Mixing Spoon

Ingredients

Main Ingredients for Mai Tai

  • 30 ml Bacardi Carta Blanco
  • 20 ml Bacardi Carta Negra
  • 10 ml Cointreau liqueur
  • 5 ml lime juice
  • 30 ml Pineapple Juice
  • 30 ml Orange Juice
  • 1 dash grenadine
  • Lots of ice
  • Orange Wedge for Garnishing

Instructions

How to mix Mai Tai

  • Take lots of ice in a cocktail shaker and pour all ingredients into it. Now shake it well for 30 secs or so.
    30 ml Bacardi Carta Blanco, 20 ml Bacardi Carta Negra, 10 ml Cointreau liqueur, 5 ml lime juice, 30 ml Pineapple Juice, 30 ml Orange Juice, 1 dash grenadine, Lots of ice
  • Put lots of ice in a cocktail glass and strain the mixture gently over the ice.
  • Garnish with orange wedge before serving
    Orange Wedge for Garnishing

Notes

Few considerations while preparing and serving the cocktail –
  • It is better to use freshly squeezed juices to get the best flavour.
  • You can use lime wedge instead along with a sprig of Mint for presentation

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 173kcal (9%) | Carbohydrates: 11g (4%) | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 9g (10%)
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