Mai Ta-IPA: A Mai Tai Riff

mai tai riffThis Mai Tai riff features hoppy IPA for a “touch of complexity” and a “nice frothy head,” says bartender Jacob Grier, author of Cocktails on Tap.

1 ½ oz. IPA
1 oz. aged rum
1 oz. light rum
1 oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. orgeat
½ oz. orange curaçao
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Luxardo cherries

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks or Collins glass. Garnish with the cherries.

Recipe by Jacob Grier and Ezra Johnson-Greenough. Reprinted with permission from Cocktails on Tap by Jacob Grier. Published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang.