On this episode of Fix Me a Drink, award-winning hosts David Wondrich and Noah Rothbaum discuss the origins of the Mai Tai, including its first write-up in print and its role in mid-century cocktail culture. For this spirited discussion, they are joined by Shannon Mustipher, an award-winning bartender and author of Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails.
Mix up a Mai Tai and enjoy this new episode of Fix Me a Drink! Cheers!
Created by Trader Vic
- 2 oz Jamaican rum (the older the better)
- 1 oz Lime juice
- .5 oz Orange curaçao
- .5 oz Orgeat syrup
- .25 oz Simple syrup (1 part water, 1 part sugar), optional
Garnish: Lime shell and a mint sprig
Glass: Double Old-Fashioned
Add all of the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a double Old-Fashioned glass. Garish with a lime shell and mint sprig.
Fix Me a Drink is hosted by Flaviar’s resident liquor experts Noah Rothbaum and David Wondrich. On each episode, the award-winning duo enjoys a delicious drink while uncovering lost liquor history, exploring modern cocktail culture and interviewing an incredible array of spirited guests. So fix yourself a drink and enjoy the show!
Please drink responsibly.
Podcast Editor Alex Skjong.