1 oz Martinique Rum, La Favorite Blanc
1 oz Nicaraguan Rum, Flor de Caña Dry 4 (or El Dorado White)
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Orgeat
6 dr Absinthe, Pernod (=1/8 teaspoon)

Shake, strain, up.


So.... for a long time I've thought of Tiki drinks as a repository for every garishly colored, sickly flavored syrup and liqueur known to man. But I picked up a copy of "Beachbum Berry Remixed", and while reading about the Mai Tai, decided to make a minimalist version of the drink. Like all Mai Tais, feel free to combine white rums, but the La Favorite is the aroma and FdC white is the dry edge.

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Wonderful nose, really highlighted the rum and lime elements, just a hint of sweet.  I always use a lighter touch with the orgeat.  Might sub out one of the rums for Arrack Batavia cause I happen to have it.  5 star.