My 100$ Mai Tai

How we can read, the sicret of perfect Mai Tai is in best ingridiend, which you can find.

On present moment best ingridients for Mai Tai in my liquor cabinet are:

8-years aged trinidad`s premium rum – Angostura 1919 (34$ per 0,7 l bottle)
7-years aged cuban rum – Havana Club Anejo 7 Anos (27$ per 0,7 l bottle)
BOLS Dry Orange Curacao (15$ per 0,7 l bottle)
MONIN Orgeat Syrup (11$ per 0,7 l bottle)
gomme syrup (homemade, about 5$ per 1 l)
fresh lime juice (25$ per 1 l)

TOTAL:  117 $ :)

Mai Tai for 100$

30 ml white rum (Havana Club Anejo 7 Anos)
30 ml dark rum (Angostura 1919)
15 ml orange curacao (BOLS Dry Orange)
5 ml orgeat
5 ml gomme syrup
30 ml fresh lime juice
Shake with ice and cutted lime shell. Old fashioned with cracked ice, garnish with lime wedge and cherry.

The result realy taste 100$! Very freshy drink with bright rum taste. Little more sweet than I hope.

2 Replies to “My 100$ Mai Tai”

  1. Unless it was a typing error, you list 15 ml orange curacao and only 5 ml orgeat. Ideally, the curacao and the orgeat should be in equal proportion (15 ml each). I think you will find the added orgeat with its almond flavor will make it taste less sweet.


  2. Thanks for comment. Actually it was one of the first Mai Tai recipe which I tested. Now in my SupreMai-Tai I use equal amount curacao and orgeat plus I use homemade rock candy syrup (rich sugar syrup with hint of vanilla) instead gomme syrup.

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