Mai Tai Cocktail

Signature cocktails from local craft distilleries

Elixirs of distinction

Craft distilleries, with their unique spirits and vibrant flavors, are the heartbeat of the cocktail culture. These beverages are more than just drinks; they embody the distillery’s identity, ethos and the story they wish to tell. In an effort to bring a piece of this crafted experience into your home — or to rekindle fond memories of visits past — we’ve reached out to two esteemed local distilleries to share the secrets behind their hallmark cocktails.

HHD Mai Tai

A crowd-pleaser at Hilton Head Distillery, the HHD Mai Tai adds to the classic tiki experience with its distinctive blend of rums and tropical flavors. 

Homemade Mai Tai Cocktail with Pineapple Cherry and Rum


1 ounce HHD Dark Pineapple Rum

1/2 ounce Hilton Head Distillery Solera Rum

1 ounce pineapple juice

1/2 ounce orange juice

1/2 ounce orange curaçao

1/2 ounce lime juice

Float of grenadine


[1]Vigorously shake all ingredients with ice. [2] Strain the mix into a rocks glass filled with ice, then top with a float of grenadine. [3]Adorn with a selection of tropical fruits for the perfect garnish.

Elderflower Old Fashioned

Redefining a classic, Burnt Church Distillery offers an innovative take on the Old Fashioned. This cocktail, blending the warmth of whiskey with the floral notes of elderflower, invites a fresh perspective on a time-honored favorite.

Burnt Church Distillery - Elderflower Old Fashioned


2 ounces Palmer Stretch Rye Whiskey

3/4 ounce elderflower liqueur

2-3 dashes of Angostura bitters


[1]Stir all the ingredients well, and strain into a glass over a large ice cube or sphere. [2]Garnish with an orange peel and a Luxardo cherry.

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