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Beer Me Up Scotty: A Mai Tai Riff

Beer Me Up Scotty sessionable Mai Tai

A beer lover’s take on the classic.

For those who love a good beer cocktail, this twist on the Mai Tai is sure to satisfy.


  • 1 oz. dark rum blend (Apothecary uses 1/2 oz. Plantation O.F.T.D. Rum and 1/2 oz. Bounty Dark Rum)
  • 1/2 oz. curaçao
  • 1/2 oz. orgeat
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • Top with cream ale
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:dehydrated orange wheel, mint sprig


Add all of the ingredients, except the cream ale, to a shaker, shake, and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Top with the cream ale and give it a light stir to combine. Garnish.

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