5 from 2 votes
Trader Vic's Mai Tai~ cool, refreshing, tangy and tart! The perfect cocktail to serve for any get together where you want a classic Tiki vibe!
A tasty tropical Cocktail! The original Mai Tai
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
When you are looking for a fun tropical drink that is super easy to make.....look no further! A Trader Vic's original Mai Tai is just the ticket for an amazing cocktail!
Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: original mai tai recipe
Servings: 1
Calories: 843 kcal
Author: Michele Hall
  • 4 ounces dark Rum
  • 4 ounces light Rum
  • 2 ounces Orange Curacao
  • 2 ounces Almond Syrup
  • 2 Limes juiced
Optional Add-ins
  • Cherries
  • Slice of Fruit pineapple, orange, lime
  • Orchid Flower
  • Umbrella
  • Sprig of Mint
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add Rums, curacao, almond syrup and lime juice and shake very well.
  3. Strain into 4 chilled, iced old fashioned glasses and garnish with your chosen Add-ins.
  4. Makes 4 servings.