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How to Make Rumboat Retreat’s Mai Tai

Rumboat Mai Tai - Cocktail Recipe

Rumboat Mai Tai

This Mai Tai cocktail recipe is from international rum expert, Lisette Davis of Rumboat Retreat in Grenada, containing Grenadan Clarke’s Court special dark rum! This yummy cocktail photo was taken by Lisette!
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Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 1
Calories 277 kcal


  • 2 oz Clarke’s Court Special Dark Rum
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce orange curacao
  • 1/2 oz orgeat syrup
  • 3/4 ounce spiced sugar syrup*
  • garnish lime twist


  • Add all ingredients except the lime twist into a shaker with ice. 
  • Shake 
  • Pour into a coupe or martini glass and add lime twist.


*You will need to prepare a spice infused sugar syrup using star anise, cinnamon, cloves, all spice, fennel and nutmeg – all grow in abundance in Grenada! Add equal parts water and sugar, with all the spice in a pot and heat until the sugar is dissolved. Let set a few hours and then taste. If you like it, then sieve and place in a glass jar. This can be kept in the fridge.


Serving: 1gCalories: 277kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 23mgPotassium: 61mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 14IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Clarke’s Court Special Dark Rum, Rumboat Mai Tai
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