Cocktail of the Week: Amazing Mai Tai

Mai Tais are always a happy hour classic.

Made with splashes of fresh lime juice, a dash of orange Cointreau and fiery rum, this tropical-themed cocktail will take you straight from the bar to the beach. Try out this fun summer cocktail at your next happy hour! 

See the full recipe below. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) dark rum
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) amber rum
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) Cointreau or triple sec
  • 1 teaspoon superfine granulated sugar
  • 1 drop pure almond extract
  • Dash of grenadine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Garnish: orange, pineapple, paper umbrellas, whatever else suits your fancy

Directions:

  1. Shake all ingredients (except garnish) in a cocktail shaker with 1 cup ice cubes.
  2. Strain into a glass filled with ice cubes.
  3. Garnish as desired.
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