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Ilikea’s Mai Tai

1 drink

Christina Maffei, Winner of the Mai Tai Contest at Royal Kona's Mai Tai Festival

    • 1 oz. Bacardi 8 Rum
    • 1/2 oz. Disaronno Amaretto
    • 1/4 oz. Domain de Canton Ginger Liquor
    • 3/4 oz. homemade kaffir lime- orange-syrup
    • 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Carmelized Pineapple Concentrate,  thawed
    • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
    • 1/2 oz. Bacardi Select Rum
    • homemade pineapple & Bacardi Gold Rum sorbet
    • grilled pineapple wedge (for garnish)
    • sugar cane stick (for garnish)
    • green orchid (for garnish)
Method:
1. Combine ingredients except Bacardi Select Rum, sorbet and garnishes into a mixing glass with ice. Shake with a Boston Shaker and pour into a high ball glass. Pour a layer of Bacardi Select Rum and top with pineapple & Bacardi Gold sorbet. Add garnishes and serve.
Kaffir Lime-Orange Syrup:
    • 20 kaffir leaves
    • water
    • sugar
    • peel from one orange
Method:
1. Steep about 20 kaffir leaves in water- after water is fragranced enough (about 10 min on very low simmer), make simple syrup with equal parts of the kaffir water and sugar, simmer with peel from one orange for about 20 min.