Thirsty Thursday: The Tropical Grand Mai Tai

The Grand Mai Tai
Courtesy Star Clippers

Did you know that Mai Tai means ‘very good’ in Tahitian? The Grand Mai-Tai is elevated as Grand Marnier takes center stage, delivering a complex twist with rich cognac and bitter orange flavors. Make this cocktail and start dreaming about your authentic sailing adventure in Costa Rica, Panama or Nicaragua on Star Clipper!


1 oz Grand Marnier® Cordon Rouge
2 oz Appleton Estate® Signature Blend
0.5 oz orgeat syrup (or simple syrup with a drop of almond extract)
0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
Ice cubes
Lime slice, mint and pineapple leaf to garnish

Combine all liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice; shake briefly
Strain into a Collins or double old fashioned glass
Add garnish and enjoy

Ready to plan your next cruise?

If so, Easy Breezy Journeys is here to make it easy for you! Just click HERE to answer a few quick questions and we’ll get started!

Check out Star Clippers’ Original post by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *