In Tahitian, “Mai Tai” means “The best—out of this world,” as exclaimed by the first person to taste Trader Vic’s original version. The iconic tiki drink was created to showcase the flavor of good quality rum, and should never be neon-colored or overly sweet. A proper Mai Tai is a deep amber hue and allows the rum to shine through.
What's the perfect way to capture summer all year long? A well-mixed Mojito, of course. A decedent of the Cuban cocktail El Draque, this five ingredient highball is a favorite of many, including Ernest Hemingway.
A tropical drink with gin, not rum? Believe it!
This classic Tiki drink was created in 1978 at the Aviary bar of the Kuala Lumpur Hilton.
This completely vegan cocktail takes Tiki to a dramatic level.
This modern Tiki cocktail takes the Zombie, a fairly complex drink, cuts down the number of ingredients and puts it in a coupe.
Jeff "Beachbum" Berry shares Don the Beachcomber's original recipe.
This Tiki drink is what an exotic cocktail is all about, with citrus, sweeteners, spice and, of course, rums.