Mai Tai

1 jigger pineapple juice
1/2 jigger Orgeat syrup (almond liqueur)
1/2 jigger Curacao (orange liqueur)
1 lime - juiced
1 jigger dark rum
1/2 jigger simple syrup


Others:
An Authentic Hawaiian Mai Tai 

1 oz. Royal Hawaiian Light Rum, or any light rum.
1 oz. Demerara Rum (Lemon Hart 86)
1 oz. Orange Curacao (Bols)
Dash French Orgeat Syrup
Dash Rock Candy Syrup
Juice of half a Lime
1/4 oz. Lemon Juice
Orange Juice


The Original Formula - 1944 

2 ounces of 17-year old J. Wray & Nephew Rum over shaved ice.
Add juice from one fresh lime.
1/2 ounce Holland DeKuyper Orange Curacao.
1/4 ounce Trader Vic's Rock Candy Syrup.
1/2 ounce French Garier Orgeat Syrup
Shake vigorously.
Add a sprig of fresh mint

"Old Way" Mai Tai Formula - 1997 

1 ounce Fine Jamaican Rum (15 or 8 year old)
1 ounce Martinique Rum (St. James)
1/2 ounce Orange Curacao
1/2 ounce Orgeat Syrup
Juice from one fresh lime (about 3/4 ounce)
Mix and serve as in the Original Formula

Mai Tai

30 ml white rum
30 ml dark rum
15 ml orange Curacao
15 ml Orjeat Syrup or Amarettoliqueur
Juice of a fresh lime
Pineapple spear, slive of lime peel and fresh mint leaves for garnish. 

Cocktail Preparation:
Half-fill a tall glass with ice. Squeeze in lime juice, then pour in the other ingredients. Stir with a swizzle stick. Slip the pineapple, lime and mint onto a toothpick, and serve with straws.