Mai Tai

Mai Tai

The queen of the tiki drinks! There are a million variations out there but here is ours:


Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Aged rum
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Orgeat syrup
  • 1/2 oz Orange Curacao or Cointreau

Instructions:

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a double rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with your favorite citrus.


Source: Adapted from Smuggler’s Cove

Damn the Weather

Damn the Weather
Damn the Weather

 


Ingredients: 

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 oz Italian vermouth
  • Several dashes curaçao*

Instructions: 

Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

If you want to achieve this vibrant green color, use blue curaçao! 


Source: Let’s Bring Back:  The Cocktail Edition by Lesley M.M. Blume