What are the ingredients for 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
Mai Tai/Ingredients

What do you garnish a mai tai with?

Lime peel
Pineapple spear
Mai Tai/Standard garnish

What can I use in place of orgeat syrup?

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 Rum is best for mai tai?

Best rums for a Mai Tai

  • Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry.
  • Hampden Estate 46.
  • Appleton Estate Signature.
  • Black Tot Finest Caribbean.
  • Trois Rivieres Cuvee de L’Ocean.

Is a Mai Tai strong?

A classic Mai Tai is a tart and strong cocktail, with a prominent rum flavor and a bit of orange and lime flavor on the backend. It’s not a particularly sweet cocktail, although you can change up the flavors a bit to your liking.

Why does amaretto taste like cherry?

The bitterness of bitter almond and apricot kernels comes from the high amount of amygdalin, which is found in much lesser amounts in sweet varieties. The breakdown products of this chemical produce benzaldehyde, which gives the cherry-like almond flavor.

Is amaretto the same as almond syrup?

Amaretto is known to be the liquor with almond flavor, but it doesn’t have a strong or pure flavor like almond extract. Amaretto will have higher alcohol content. To illustrate, amaretto will have 20% alcohol content while almond extract has 40% alcohol content.

What is the most girly drink?

  • Blue Hawaiian. If you’re a girl who doesn’t shy away from attention, consider ordering a Blue Hawaiian.
  • Piña Colada.
  • Cosmopolitans.
  • Lemon Martinis.
  • Creamy Martinis.
  • Fruit-Flavored Martinis.
  • Frozen Daiquiris.
  • Midori Melon Cocktails.

Is a Mai Tai served with ice?

On the rocks; poured over ice.
Mai Tai/Served

What is the most popular drink in Hawaii?

Hawaiian Punch
You won’t want to miss out on the Hawaiian Punch served at Pineapple’s Island Fresh Cuisine. Hawaiian Punch is easily the most famous beverage served throughout the Hawaiian Islands to make it to the mainland.

How do you make the perfect Mai Tai?

How to Make It. Combine pineapple juice, rum, lime juice, Curaçao, orgeat, and cherry juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Top with dark rum, and garnish with mint, cherry, and pineapple.

What does a Mai Tai taste like?

Mai Tai Shaved Ice and Snow Cone Syrup – Quart. Our Mai Tai snow cone flavor includes hints of orange, lime and light and dark rums just like the original Mai Tai drink. However, this delicious and tropical-tasting Mai Tai snow cone flavoring syrup contains no alcohol, so it’s completely family-friendly and safe to consume at any time of the day.

What is a ‘mei tai’?

A Mei Tai is a traditional Asian baby carrier without a hip belt. The Mei Tai is a rectangular piece of fabric with four straps at each side.

What is Mai Tai mix?

Mai Tai. The Mai Tai is an alcoholic cocktail based on rum, Curaçao liqueur, and lime juice, associated with Polynesian-style settings.