Mahalo! I have dealt with this in several ways in the past. Your recipe is awesome! Learn how your comment data is processed. La preparazione di questo cocktail è semplice, l’importante è ricordare che il rum scuro va aggiunto come ultimo ingrediente in modo che possa formare uno strato a parte in superficie. Kraken dark rum floater (critical) Beckie Swami It’s safe to say that the key to a good Mai Tai is the use of aged Jamaican rum, and below are some of our top recommendations. Bill Horan August 22, 2014 @ honey lilikoi foam. BTW: love the book. Rebecca 8:26 am. 3:20 pm. We had the limes and mint available for garnish, plus straws. 6:13 pm. A tropical fruit and spice aroma leads to a palate with a clove attack followed by mashed banana, mango, apple, fenugreek seed and cinnamon. If you are still on Maui please give it a try and please send me the recipe. This is how I’ll always serve these mai tais from now on. 6:59 pm. I’m sure that I will not have any prob getting the various juices at the market, but do have any tips on where I should be able to find the simple syrup and the orgeat syrup? According to the legend, Victor Bergeron knocked together this cocktail following a request from friends to create something from a bottle of Wray & Nephew 17-Year-Old rum. Kukui’s Authentic Hawaiian Mai Tai Mix is made with cane sugar from Maui and fresh Kaua‘i fruit juices. 6:55 pm, EXCELLENT Mai Tai! April 19, 2011 @ This recipe later changed to a blend of aged dark Jamaican rum and aged Martinique rhum. Ingredients: Everyone thinks you’re an incredible host. 7:49 am, Molly, Mahalo, Maui Girl Swimwear This is really great stuff. Shake with 1 cup cubed ice for 30 seconds and pour into highball glass. 6:41 am. 6:28 am, Hi Molly…can’t wait to try your recipe!! Enjoy! Spent the day day drinking and listening to the Makaha Sons. And I promise you — most mai tais are not nearly as delicious as this. So, if you need ten drinks, say, and you know this recipe will serve two, you will need to multiply all ingredient amounts by 5 to get your ten servings. You’ll need a cocktail shaker with a strainer, two glasses (high ball are fine), and straws. December 17, 2013 @ This superb blend of 100% pot-still Jamaican rums from Clarendon and Long Pond is full of caramelised orange peel, cigar and nut aromas, with crisp citrus overtones on the palate accompanying fruity banoffee pie and pineapple flavours. Shave enough ice to fill both high ball glasses. The best we’ve had were at the Princeville hotel at the bar on the beach (2002) and at the beach bar at Mauna Kea Beach hotel on the Big Island (last week). 6:30 pm. 51. For a single drink I have 1oz light rum, 1oz dark rum, 1/2oz orgeat, 1/2oz triple sec, 1/2oz simple syrup, 1 tbls clarified lime juice, and some crushed up mint from the planter. 11:40 am. 11:41 am. Of course I would buy Bacardi again it’s a classic. And you could try DonQ for the light rum. $$$, Ambience: 5 Stars, American, Beachfront, Blog, Breakfast, Breakfast Buffet, Brunch, Children's Menu, Food: 5 Stars, Healthy/Organics, Kama'aina Deals, Love: 5 Stars, Maui Restaurant Worth Noting, Ocean View, Omelets, Outdoor Seating, Pancakes, Pastries, Restaurant Listing, Service: 5 Stars, South Maui, Top Maui Restaurant, Value: 4 Stars, Wailea, Brian from SD light rum The mint is such a terrific addition. (This will be, I suspect, too sweet, but may feel “fuller” on the tongue than the first version.) of Trader Vic's Dark Rum with the juice from one fresh lime and you have yourself Trader Vic's famous Mai Tai! Molly Jacobson Answer 11 of 20: Hanalei Gourmet has had the best Mai Tais(IMO) on the island for some time. We arrived in Maui Sat night and I had found your recipe. Hi John! Aloha!!!!! July 12, 2016 @ 1:49 pm, Wow….what a recipe..heading to Total Wine to start my Mai Tai quest and learn how to create this magical island tour drink…..heading to Princeville in November…, Molly Jacobson Heres how to make a *real* mai tai: http://beachbumberry.com/recipe-mai-tai.html, In your shaker pour 1 ounce each fresh lime juice, Rhum Clément VSOP Martinique rum, and Appleton Estate Extra dark Jamaican rum; 1/2 ounce orange Curacao; 1/2 ounce Latitude 29 Formula Orgeat; and 1/4 ounce sugar syrup. Also, keep in mind that I take away the keys of anyone who has more than two of these at my house! orange curacao Malibu Rum I have a question for you, some of the best ones I have had, they floated either dark rum or 151 on top. I was trying to do the quantity comparison to your recipe, but I have had two of these damn things and the math escapes me. The History of the Mai Tai. What is your opinion of that method? But that’s just my taste. This made sure everyone had a perfectly balanced mai tai, and no one had to play bartender. But our perfect mai tai – which we’re calling Molly’s Maui Mai Tai – has a perfectly balanced fruit:rum ratio that we love. September 21, 2014 @ 5:51 pm. And where on earth does one find all those rarified ingredients on the island of Kaua‘i?? August 17, 2012 @ August 11, 2016 @ OMG! TheBeav You can substitute cups for ounces, for example, and the ratios will all stay the same. May 15, 2014 @ 5:02 pm. Because there are so many different juices and syrups involved, the main part of the drink is often shaken before it’s poured over the ice. Mix all above ingredients and pour over ice then add: January 17, 2016 @ December 28, 2018 @ Also, the little bottles were perfect for leftovers — they kept for another day or two without losing flavor, and a couple even went in the freezer. 6:10 am. It has excellent balance and lends plenty of saline bite to cut through rich flavours, working especially well with the lime juice. 4:29 pm. I take it you have not been to Hawaii! They had awesome burgers and Mai tais. Best Practices: Mai Tais Are Better Than You Think | VinePair Every night I made another version – we couldn’t have more than one without getting crazy drunk all over again – and finally I got it right. If you’re on island, you’ll be sure to hear about it. Navynursenm Molly Jacobson taste is missing. November 4, 2012 @ The only problem is making enough…..exactly as you said in the article, people just suck them down! If you google recipes for Mai Tais, you’ll find that everyone has an opinion on what a “real mai tai” contains. July 19, 2012 @ And if you like the spiced rum in your mai tai, I’d use it to replace the dark. May 23, 2012 @ Cris Molly, this recipe is truly off-the-charts good – every bit as good as you say in the article. My wife and I have our own list, called Kent’s Maui Must Do’s, that we share with all our friends that are heading to Maui. First of all, figure out how many drinks you’re going to make. orgeat syrup (almond syrup with orange or rose, you can get it in the mixer section) I would keep the juice ratios the same, and then try three versions of the drink. The result is a delicious, complex spirit capable of holding its own as well as giving backbone to cocktails. I live in Michigan so Guava juice is nothing that I can easily find but I did. I'll be on island in 5 weeks to begin the Mai Tai … Trader Vics Mai Tai Mix Original Formula makes it so easy to make my favorite cocktail. Mai Tai Bar at The Royal Hawaiian, Oahu. November 21, 2012 @ 2:44 pm, Best Mai Tai so far I’ve tried in past twenty years, would be @MonkeyPod Resturant, Recipe: Some people get mostly juice, others get mostly rum. Molly Jacobson Also see the Mai Tai contest we judged. Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum We are heading back to Kahana for Spring Break and I can’t wait for my first Molly’s Mai Tai on the lanai. 12:10 pm. I am having a luau to celebrate 190 years ( Father and 2 friends) and I have been searching for the right recipe for a Mai Tai. 3 oz. The first recipe was basically lime juice and rum, and there are some who say that is the only one (Trader Vic went to court to defend the recipe). 46.2%, A white rhum agricole made from freshly squeezed sugarcane juice grown in the south of the island of Martinique, this is slightly grassy with sea-salt notes and a touch of creaminess. December 2, 2016 @ Crafted Cocktails - Mai Tai Mix - 2 Pack - All natural ingredients like Passion Fruit, Orange, Guava and 100% Agave combine for great taste and only 60 calories per serving. Plus, for this recipe I like to keep it on the floral/fruity side, less the spicy. On the other hand, we are heading out right now to see if we can find the ingredients for “Molly’s.” P.S. I now have the best mai tai recipe. February 13, 2012 @ Molly Jacobson The word “maita’i” means “good” and “Maita’i roa ae!” means “the very best” in Tahitian and that is where Mai Tai got it’s name. Hi Denise! We just got back from Maui last week and tried Mai Tais at both Lahaina Grill and Pineapple Grill. Trader Vic's Original Formula Mai Tai Mix, celebrating over 70 years of the Original Mai Tai. Just 4 oz. Thanks so much for the recipe Here’s a great list of inexpensive rums you might want to play with. Lahaina Grill’s version was best on our trip, so thank you! Sink your spent lime shell in the drink, and garnish with a mint sprig. Aloha !!! On The Rocks Premium Cocktails The Mai Tai Made With Cruzan Rum. This is a “must have” while in the area. However, I really like Angostura 5, for the dark rum, too. I’m not a huge Mai Tai fan. 2:39 pm. Enjoy the Mai Tai in either our 200ml or 500ml bottles 500ml bottles contain 5 drinks 200ml bottles contain 2 drinks Make sure you shake the bottle before drinking, pour over ice, stir for 20 seconds and enjoy. 1 oz. December 2, 2016 @ You have to ask for it, and she only works during the day. 10:47 am. We’ll serve this at our next party. 12:07 pm. March 5, 2012 @ 4.0 out of 5 stars 19 $29.99 $ 29 . The Mai Tai is a classic cocktail from the tropical Tiki canon. November 19, 2010 @ of the alcohol mixture and 8 oz. Owned by Cognac house Maison Ferrand, Plantation produces some exciting rums which are tropical-aged in ex-Bourbon casks before transferring to France for further ageing in ex-Cognac casks. You can get it at Costco for a good price but Longs and Safeway carry it (probably most grocery stores) and the prices are not that different, you may even find it on sale and cheaper than Costco. simple syrup or rock candy syrup Aloha for now, Denise August 10, 2020 @ The Mai Tai started as a rum cocktail so popular it supposedly depleted world rum supplies in the 1940s and '50s. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1988 CD release of The Best Of Mai Tai on Discogs. With the first sip, it takes me away to a remote tropical island, sitting in a beachfront Tiki bar, sipping this delicious cocktail. bottles. 3:34 pm. If you want to make them by the gallon, take a 1 gallon POG jug and drink half of it. It involves 3 different types of Rum, Bacardi being one of them. Pour into a glass packed with more crushed ice and garnish with a quarter of the juiced lime and a sprig of mint. Fischer May 23, 2012 @ 5:25 pm, Cory, I really like Angostura 5, @! 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