With temperatures dipping and Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to warm up with Caribbean flavour via this Mai Tai recipe from Appleton Estate, featuring the newly launched 8 Year Old Reserve blend. The new blend is the brand’s most versatile rum yet, with aromas of spicy fruit and oak and hints of honey and vanilla (read: perfect for fall). —Vita Daily
2 oz Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve
0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
0.5 oz Orange Curacao
0.5 oz Orgeat (Almond) Syrup
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice (both crushed and cubed). Shake until chilled and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with lime shell and mint sprig.