Donna’s Mai Tai

Karen Fu and Collin Lawson, Donna | Brooklyn, NY

Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

Brooklyn bar Donna’s house Mai Tai variant calls for a blend of four rums, plus the wildcard addition of Creole Shrubb.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 3/4 ounce aged Guyanese rum, preferably El Dorado 12 year
  • 1/2 ounce aged Venezuelan rum, preferably Santa Teresa 1796
  • 1/2 ounce Wray & Nephew white overproof rum
  • 1/2 ounce Jamaican pot still rum, preferably Hamilton Black
  • 1/2 ounce creole shrub, preferably Clement
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat, preferably Latitude 29

Garnish: lime zest, mint sprig, edible orchid

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
  2. Strain into a snifter over crushed ice.
  3. Garnish with lime zest, a mint sprig and an edible orchid.

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