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.