Build ingredients in a Boston tin, short shake on crushed ice. Pour into Poco Grande glass and fill with crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprigs, pineapple or banana leaves, parasol, and orchids.
Mai Tai Shopping Tip
Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.
Mai Tai Cooking Tip
Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.