A Prize-Winning Bartender Updates the Mai Tai

A Prize-Winning Bartender Updates the Mai Tai


  • 1/2 Ounce  Don Julio Añejo tequila
  • 1/2 Ounce  Tanqueray No. TEN gin
  • 1/8 Ounce  triple sec
  • 3/8 Ounces  fresh lime juice
  • 3/8 Ounces  BG Reynolds Orgeat
  •   mint, for garnish

Want to know what a world-class cocktail tastes like? From the first-ever Diageo World Class U.S. Ambassador Richard Gomez, the Two Cities Skirmish is what he calls a an updated version of the Mai Tai with tequila and gin. Gomez says the key to a Mai Tai, no matter what the spirits, is the layering: This drink starts out with a kick, but finishes light. Impress all your friends with some world-class mixology — we won't tell that you got it from a master bartender. 


Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a lime shell and mint.


Calories per serving:

84 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Carbs 2g 1%
  • Saturated 0g 0%
  • Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 0g 0%
  • Sodium 1mg 0%
  • Calcium 2mg 0%
  • Magnesium 1mg 0%
  • Potassium 14mg 0%
  • Iron 0mg 0%
  • Zinc 0mg 0%
  • Phosphorus 2mg 0%
  • Vitamin A 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 5%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 0%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 0%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin K 0µg 0%
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