The History of the Mai Tai. 6:10 am. La preparazione di questo cocktail è semplice, l’importante è ricordare che il rum scuro va aggiunto come ultimo ingrediente in modo che possa formare uno strato a parte in superficie. I am having a luau to celebrate 190 years ( Father and 2 friends) and I have been searching for the right recipe for a Mai Tai. Old Lahaina light rum The best we’ve had were at the Princeville hotel at the bar on the beach (2002) and at the beach bar at Mauna Kea Beach hotel on the Big Island (last week). The best I’ve found tring different places I’ve visited. The perfect mai tai – all ingredients are well blended and mint is used as a garnish (bruise the leaves to release the oils). Great article, Scott B http://beachbumberry.com/recipe-mai-tai.html, Molly Jacobson best mai tai recipe, Mai Tai Molly Jacobson avril 2 2015, 5:52 pm. Wendi H. 1:49 pm, Wow….what a recipe..heading to Total Wine to start my Mai Tai quest and learn how to create this magical island tour drink…..heading to Princeville in November…, Molly Jacobson This original recipe was altered once supplies of the discontinued Wray & Nephew 17-Year-Old ran out, with Bergeron favouring a blend of different rums to replicate the original ingredient. There is always tomorrow! This is a “must have” while in the area. Confiscate car keys if they have more than two.). Details. This made sure everyone had a perfectly balanced mai tai, and no one had to play bartender. 43%, A funky Jamaican pot-still rum made by the famed Hampden Estate, whose rums have previously been found in blends or picked up by independent bottlers. 1/2 oz each of orgeat and rock candy/simple syrup. The next day we went to two stores to get all the ingredients (Costco for the rum, and Hawaii Liquor Store in Kahului to get the syrups), and set out to duplicate the recipe. Pineapple Juice I have a question for you, some of the best ones I have had, they floated either dark rum or 151 on top. July 19, 2013 @ Rick Davis I say experiment and see what you think. 1.5 oz. 12:14 pm. The most trusted advice about Maui restaurants. Plus, for this recipe I like to keep it on the floral/fruity side, less the spicy. Fill two high ball glasses with shaved ice. Owned by Cognac house Maison Ferrand, Plantation produces some exciting rums which are tropical-aged in ex-Bourbon casks before transferring to France for further ageing in ex-Cognac casks. We are heading back to Kahana for Spring Break and I can’t wait for my first Molly’s Mai Tai on the lanai. Any tips for expanding the recipe? Cris 11:41 am. Rebecca Next time, try the mint – it takes it to a whole new level! Crush the mint leaves between your fingers and float on the top of the drink. 1 oz. This recipe serves two, but I can often make it three, because it’s so potent. July 25, 2013 @ For a single drink I have 1oz light rum, 1oz dark rum, 1/2oz orgeat, 1/2oz triple sec, 1/2oz simple syrup, 1 tbls clarified lime juice, and some crushed up mint from the planter. And my second…, Kent Variants may include orange and grapefruit juices, bitters, grenadine, falernum, and so on. BUT…I also want you to know about a recipe that is not on the menu at Haliimaile General Store and concocted by Wendy. I'll be on island in 5 weeks to begin the Mai Tai … Thanks for the recipe! Molly Jacobson Although I do make them here in Oregon, I really miss the Old Lahaina rums that I used while in Maui. He lives in Key West, FL, so I’m hoping they’ll send him to the Wailea store during his year-long gig with them. https://www.gustissimo.it/drink/cocktail-famosi/mai-tai.htm I believe you and that Kevin that posted his recipe are the closest yet to perfection. 1.5 oz. And I promise you — most mai tais are not nearly as delicious as this. Pour unstrained into a double old-fashioned glass. December 2, 2016 @ February 13, 2012 @ lime wedge to garnish. Guests took a glass, added crushed ice with a ladle, and picked up a little bottle, SHOOK it well, and then poured the mai tai over the ice. Jim Liefeld 12:08 pm, Corinne We are experimenting with variations. June 25, 2019 @ Malibu Rum The only problem is making enough…..exactly as you said in the article, people just suck them down! 40%, This blend recalls the traditional Navy rum, combining elegant Barbados rum with rich Guyanan rum and funky Jamaican rum. I have one of my own I thought I’d share. So I made the MaiTai according to your recipe – It was the best MaiTai ever – even better that the one I love at Hula Grill in Kaanapali – Many thanks – better than that it is just having this MaiTai in Maui. We just did a family and friends taste test of 4 Mai Tai recipes (including some of the alternatives from the comments here). Drink through a straw. July 22, 2012 @ crushed mint leaves to garnish (very important) My wife and I have our own list, called Kent’s Maui Must Do’s, that we share with all our friends that are heading to Maui. orgeat syrup (almond syrup with orange or rose, you can get it in the mixer section) But that’s just my taste. 3 oz. Shake with 1 cup cubed ice for 30 seconds and pour into highball glass. Hi Kevin! I only use Bacardi in the recipe because it’s what most people have access to… but any light and dark rums that you personally like can be used. September 29, 2016 @ Bravo! As for “traditional” mai tais, that’s a legal matter and I have no standing. Amazing!!! Enjoy! $$$, Ambience: 5 Stars, American, Beachfront, Blog, Breakfast, Breakfast Buffet, Brunch, Children's Menu, Food: 5 Stars, Healthy/Organics, Kama'aina Deals, Love: 5 Stars, Maui Restaurant Worth Noting, Ocean View, Omelets, Outdoor Seating, Pancakes, Pastries, Restaurant Listing, Service: 5 Stars, South Maui, Top Maui Restaurant, Value: 4 Stars, Wailea, Brian from SD I would absolutely try the Appleton White and the Goslings Black Seal together. Having them pre-made is nice, but pitchers are too hard to shake/stir adequately. Kraken dark rum floater (critical) May 15, 2014 @ Best Mai Tai EVER is at “The Tavern” on the north shore of Kauai at the Princeville Golf Cousre! The problem with this method is that there is almost always some settling, and my stir doesn’t quite get everything as mixed back up as if I made each drink by hand. Decanter is supported by its audience. 4:29 pm. 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