Trader Vic’s 1944 Mai Tai

Yields 1 cocktail | By Chandra Lucariello

¾ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz orange curacao (like Ferrand Dry)
¼ oz rock candy syrup
¼ oz orgeat syrup (like Liquid Alchemist)
1 oz dark Jamaica rum (like Appleton Estate Rare Blend 12 yr or Smith & Cross Jamaican)
1 oz Martinique Rum or Rhum Agricole (like Clement Premiere Canne or KoHana Kea Agricole Rum)

Fresh press lime and discard spent shell into bucket or double old fashioned glass. Add syrups, orgeat and liquors to shaker tin. Fill with ice, shake briskly and strain over crushed ice if available.

Garnish with spent lime shell, bouquet of fresh mint, freshly grated nutmeg (optional).