The Mai Tai started as a rum cocktail so popular it was rumored to have depleted world rum supplies in the ‘40s and ’50s. When the cocktail was invented by Victor J. Bergeron — aka Trader Vic – it wasn’t the overly sweet concoction which became popular in the ‘80s, but a simple drink created to showcase the flavor of an aged rum. We like the way both of our rums work together to make a truly delicious sip.

Ingredients

1 oz. Copalli White Rum

1 oz. Copalli Barrel Rested Rum

½ oz. Orange Curacao

¾ oz. Lime Juice

½ oz. Orgeat

¼ oz. Simple Syrup

Directions

Shake and strain over crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and for a real flourish, we like to add a lime wheel and orchid.

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