Mai Tai Cocktail
Mai tai drink with fruit garnish, close-up

One of our favorite summer cocktails is the mai tai, a delicious tiki cocktail that is a hit at any party. This traditional version is made with rum, Orange Curaçao, and fresh juices. Here’s how to make the traditional Mai Tai cocktail recipe. 


3 ounces light rum
1 1/2 ounces dark rum
1 ounce Orange Curacao
2 ounces fresh pineapple juice
1 ounce fresh orange juice
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
Dash grenadine

How to Make The Traditional Mai Tai Cocktail

  • Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with crushed ice.
  • Shake vigorously until the shaker is well-chilled and frosty on the outside.
  • Pour (unstrained) into a double Old Fashioned glass.
  • Garnish with half of a juiced lime and a fresh mint sprig.