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Tai Du Mai From Roquette

Roquette Cocktail

The Mai Tai welcomes a dose of Cognac to the party.

For his French-inflected cocktail bar Roquette, Erik Hakkinen spins the classic Mai Tai in a Gallic direction using Cognac to balance overproof Jamaican rum.


  • 1 oz. Cognac
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz. overproof Jamaican rum
  • ½ oz. pineapple syrup 
  • ¼ oz. orgeat
  • ¼ oz. triple sec
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:Collins
  • Garnish:mint bouquet


Briefly shake all of the ingredients with ice, then strain into a glass filled with pebble-size crushed ice, and garnish.

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