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A Modern Mai Tai for National Mai Tai Day

A Modern Mai Tai for National Mai Tai Day

Celebrate Mai Tai day with a new twist on the rum drink.

First served in California, the Mai Tai is a play on the word Maita’i which is the Tahitian word for “good”. And we thing Mai Tais are indeed gooooood.

Philippe By Philippe Chow, the renowned Chinese restaurant on NYC’s Upper East Side, has a signature Mai Tai that’s perfect to celebrate National Mai Tai Day on 6/30. This version call pineapple juice into play for a might refreshing rendition. It’s the perfect drink for hot summer days. Head into Philippe to see their talented bar team make it for you or check out the recipe below.

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A Modern Mai Tai for National Mai Tai Day

  • Author: Created for Philippe by Philippe Chow
  • Category: Cocktail


  • 4 oz Bacardi
  • 3 oz Pineapple juice
  • Dark Myers Rum
  • Maraschino Cherries


  1. Combine Bacardi with pineapple juice and ice, mix well, top with dark Myers rum and garnish with maraschino cherries.

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