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How to Make the Mauresque Mai Tai

Our cocktail of the week is one of the many that Johnny made for me. It’s called the Mauresque Mai Tai  – the Savoie twist on the Mai Tai or you could say a tiki twist on the local Mauresque cocktail, originally made with Absinthe and Orgeat.

Hear Johnny explaining the Mauresque Mai Tai on Lush Life Podcast!

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Mauresque Mai Tai by Johnny Salvo, Savoie Mont Blanc, France

Mauresque Mai Tai

The Mauresque Mai Tai combines the flavors of a classic Mai Tai with the addition of pastis, offering a unique and flavorful cocktail experience.
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine French
Servings 1
Calories 243 kcal


  • 20 ml Pastis
  • 20 ml Classic Rum
  • 20 ml Sugar cane rum
  • 20 ml Orgeat Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of Orange Blossom Water
  • 20 ml squeezed lime juice
  • Aromatic Bitters
  • Garnish – mint slice of dried lime and a star anise


  • Put all the ingredients into a shaker
  • Add ice and then shake
  • Double strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice
  • Add a few dashes of aromatic bitters on the top
  • Garnish with mint, slice of dried lime and a star anise


Calories: 243kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.01gSodium: 17mgPotassium: 43mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 10IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Mauresque Mai Tai, Pastis
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