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Mai Tai Original Recipe

Mai Tai

¾ 0z dark rum

¾ oz golden run

½ oz triple sec

¼ oz orgeat syrup

2 oz sweet and sour mix

Shake with ice and strain into stemmed cocktail glass.


Fill the cocktail shaker half way ice and add the cocktail ingredients. Close the shaker firmly, and hold it with your right hand wrapped around the top and your left hand cradling the bottom. Raise the shaker over your shoulder and shake hard until the drink is chilled, 10 to 15 seconds. Strain it into a glass—a good shake will leave a layer of very fine ice shards on the surface of the drink


If you have a high speed blender, put everything in a blender ¼ filled with crushed ice. Blend for 5 seconds and pour over ice.

Collins Cocktail Glass
Collins Cocktail Glass

There are many different versions of the Mai Tai.  This is the original recipe from Trader Vic who had a chain of tropical themed restaurants across the United States.

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Fog Cutter

Fog Cutter

The original recipe called for gin and lemon juice. Originally gin was used in many cocktails because it was the lightest tasting clear liquor. Today vodka has replaced gin and it makes a smother tasting drink.

• ½ oz. rum

Hurricane Cocktail Glass
Hurricane Cocktail Glass

• ½ oz. brandy

• ½ oz. vodka

• 1 oz. sweet and sour

• 1 oz. orange juice

• ½ oz. orgeat syrup

• Dash of sherry

• Mint sprig garnish

Shake and strain

There are many variations of this recipe. This is the original from Trader Vic

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Passion Bomb is another bomb shot or shooter type cocktail drink recipe that uses an energy drink as a base ingredient.  Increase your  passion with this bomb shot.

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    Rock Cocktail Glass
    Rock Cocktail Glass
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