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.
Homemade peach-apricot-chipotle syrup takes this drink way beyond the Julep.
The tiki mug is optional but come on, you know you want one.
This autumnal vodka cocktail contains both.
Named for Jimmy Russell's 56 years distilling Wild Turkey.
The crisp freshness of the Spanish white wine pairs perfectly with fresh mint.
Seasonal fruits are the key to this drink’s winter flavor.