Mai Tai became a popular cocktail in the 50-60s of many restaurants, especially tiki restaurants or bars. Mai Tai also featured in the film of Elvis Presley, Blue Hawaii. Today, Mai Tai is synonymous with Tiki culture both past and present.
1 1/2 oz White rum
3/4 oz Orange curacao
3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
1/2 oz Orgeat
1/2 oz Dark rum
Garnish: Lime wheel
Garnish: Mint sprig
Add the white rum, curacao, juice and orgeat into a shaker with crushed ice and shake lightly (about 3 seconds).
Pour into a double Old Fashioned glass.
Float the dark rum over top.
Garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig.