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Plantation Rum Mai Tai

by | Nov 21, 2021

It’s Plantation Rum Week, and we make probably one of the most popular and well-known tropical rum cocktails, a Mai Tai. There are countless variations and rum options available, and today we chose to use 2 Plantation Rum offerings: their Isle of Fiji and Xaymaca rums. Watch to find out if splitting the liquor base with these two makes this tiki drink great, or if it falls short.

Plantation Rum Mai Tai

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Recipe by Carl Busch Course: BeverageCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Using one of our favorite rums, Plantation, to make a great classic cocktail. Combining two different ones gives this a great, unique taste.



  • 1 ounce 1 Fresh Lime Juice

  • .5 ounce .5 Orgeat Syrup

  • .75 ounce .75 Dry Curacao

  • 1 ounce 1 Isle of Fiji Planation Rum

  • 1 ounce 1 Xaymaca Plantation Rum


  • Combine all ingredients into a shaking tin
  • Add ice
  • Shake for 15 seconds
  • Strain into rocks glass over ice
  • Garnish with lime wedge and sprig of mint

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