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Don The Beachcomber Mai Tai
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Don The Beachcomber Mai Tai Recipe

Although not the original Mai Tai, and most likely a version of the traditional tiki cocktail beverage that you have never tasted, Don the Beachcomber's Mai Tai deserves inclusion in the Mai Tai Hall of Fame ... right behind Trader Vic's!
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail, Don The Beachcomber, mai tai
Servings: 1
Calories: 246kcal
Author: Zuzu Gates


  • 1 1/2 oz Myer's Plantation Rum (or Appleton)
  • 1 oz Cuban Rum
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 1/4 oz Falernum (sweet syrup)
  • 1 oz Grapefruit Juice
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 dash Pernod
  • 1 cup cracked ice


  • Combine rum, Cointreau, Falernum, grapefruit juice, lime juice, bitters,pernod, and cracked ice into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously (and we mean VIGOROUSLY, it truly makes the difference between a good Mai Tai and a great Mai Tai). Strain into an old fashioned glass over shaved ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.


Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 45mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 14mg | Iron: 0.3mg