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03Mai Tai in Hawaii

The Mai Tai is the go-to beachside beverage to sip as the Hawaiian sun melts below the horizon. Legend has it that the first person to try this tropical concoction cried out, “Maita'i roa a'e!” — which means “out of this world” in Tahitian. Touristy neon-hued interpretations tend to be a tacky version of tiki, but the original one was designed to enhance the delicate flavors of good rum.

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