Masters of the Mai Tai: A Discussion

Before the downfall of civilization, a panel was convened to discuss the Mai Tai: esteemed cocktail creators Garret Richard, Shannon Mustipher, and Natasha Bermudez, and esteemed cocktail quaffer “Tiki” Adam Kolesar, all offering up their differing approaches to the drink.


I love it—looking forward to part two. Garrett’s dissection of the various rums Trader Vic’s has employed is particularly interesting reading.

The thrilling conclusion:

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And it reminds me that it has been far far too long since Garret Richard made me drink. And now I am sad.

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I don’t think you should take it personally!

It might make you feel better to make his Mai Tai spec from the article. That’s what I’ve been doing and it’s helping.