Food + Drink

Cocktail Hour: Appleton Estate Mai Tai

Shake up a batch of these Appleton Estate Mai Tais to mark National Rum Day on August 16

This recipe is provided courtesy Appleton Estate, the oldest continually-operated rum distillery in Jamaica.


2 parts Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve Rum (LCBO #14354)

½ part fresh lime juice

½ part orange curacao

½ part orgeat (almond) syrup


Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice.

Shake until chilled and pour into a double old fashioned glass.

Garnish with one lime shell and fresh mint sprig. Enjoy!

You might also be interested in this Pina Colada recipe.

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