Mai Tai

Mai Tai cocktail

Type: Cocktail

The Mai Tai is a rum based cocktail and there are many different recipes to be found, the earliest dating back to 1933. There is controversy over its exact origin, but one thing that is not in doubt – it’s an elegant and delicious cocktail. Here is one version of the vintage Mai Tai cocktail.

Print instructions


  • 40ml dark rum
  • 20ml light rum
  • 15ml Grand Marnier
  • 15ml sugar syrup
  • Big squeeze of orange juice
  • Big squeeze of lemon juice
  • Big squeeze of lime juice
  • 75ml pineapple juice
  • 5ml grenadine
  • Lime wedge to garnish

How to make

  1. Mix all the ingredients together and shake over ice
  2. Strain into a tall iced filled glass
  3. Serve with a wedge of lime


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