Tommy Bahama Mai Tai Recipe

Tommy Bahama Mai Tai Recipe

The Tommy Bahama Mai Tai is a non-traditional Mai Tai recipe that punches up the flavor with the unmistakeable tropical tang of pineapple juice. A delicious summery take on this vacation beverage standard, that was created in Hawaii just in time for Pauhana (Hawaiian Happy Hour). What Is In The Tommy Bahama Mai Tai? The … [Read More]

Smuggler’s Cove Mai Tai Recipe

Smuggler's Cove Mai Tai Recipe

The Smuggler’s Cove Mai Tai is an easy-to-make version of Trader Vic’s original Mai Tai recipe that is dryer and slightly less sweet due to its unique dry curacao. Although not a significant variation, it will appeal to those who find the strong orange floral aroma of a traditional Mai Tai overpowering. It provides a … [Read More]

Lono Hollywood Mai Tai Recipe

Lono Hollywood Mai Tai Recipe

The Lono Hollywood Mai Tai is a highly complex and bold Mai Tai recipe employing a sophisticated blend of several Jamaican & Guyanese Rums. The addition of macadamia pays tribute to the nutty flavor of Trader Vic’s original, while a non-standard whisper of vanilla feels right at home in this Polynesian dream. Whereas, many modern … [Read More]

Chuck’s Original Steak House Waikiki Mai Tai Recipe

Chuck's Original Steak House Waikiki Mai Tai Recipe

Chuck’s Original Steak House Waikiki Mai Tai was a carefully curated beach-side Mai Tai created by famous Hawaiian restaurateur, Les Hong, who demanded perfection from this complex, potent mixed drink. He declared, “It’s not only the recipe. It’s how you make it … the whole package, the ceramic mug, the fresh garnish.” And, he succeeded … [Read More]

11 Awesome Mai Tai Recipes

Mai Tai Recipes

Mai Tai … the name evokes images of romantic barefoot walks on white sandy beaches under a Polynesian moon in the South Pacific. Island hospitality and leaving your troubles behind … literally, a world away. Yet, this bellwether vacation libation originated much closer to home … in Oakland, California at world-famous Trader Vic’s tiki restaurant … [Read More]

All 4 Trader Vic’s Mai Tai Recipes

Trader Vic's Mai Tai Recipe

Trader Vic’s Mai Tai, the quintessential “Tiki” cocktail, is a Polynesian favorite. It is also the original Mai Tai recipe. Invented in 1944 at the Trader Vic’s restaurant in Oakland, California, this shaved ice sweet and sour concoction evokes images of white sand Tahitian beaches and Hawaiian sunsets. Although not a trendy drink with the … [Read More]