It is difficult to improve on the traditional Mai Tai, but the mixologists on Royal Caribbean cruises recently made me a new favorite. The mango adds a refreshing flavor. The few drops of grenadine make the colors more vibrant..
Royal Mango Mai Tai
1/2 part Cruzan Mango rum
1/4 part amaretto
1/2 part pineapple juice
1/2 part orange juice a squeeze of fresh lime
A few drops of grenadine
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well.
Pour into a tall glass over cracked ice.
Garnish, if you wish, with an orange or lime slice or your own creation.
A pineapple spear or paper umbrella adds to the tropical treat.