After The Trader had success with several other rum drinks, he felt something new was needed. He thought about cocktails like Martinis, Manhattans, Daiquiris… but felt these were all too simple. He wanted to take it a step further and create something balanced, new and fun. After success in the San Francisco Bay Area, he took the Mai Tai to Hawaii and its popularity rapidly spread throughout the islands, and then the world!
Open from the first flight to the last flight of the day