Island Mai Tai

Makes 1 cocktail

1 ounce fresh lime juice

2 ounces pineapple juice

1/2 ounce orange curacao liqueur

1/2 ounce orgeat (almond syrup)

1 1/2 ounces gold or amber rum

1/2 ounce dark rum

Combine all the ingredients, except the dark rum, in a tall glass or shaker filled with ice. Shake, then pour into a tall ice-filled glass. Add a float of dark rum. Garnish with pineapple, cherry and a paper parasol.

-- Michael Thanos, Forbidden Island




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