Trader Sam’s at the Disneyland Hotel is an immensely popular little hotspot of the Disneyland Resort thanks to a relaxed tropical atmosphere and creative tiki concoctions. One of the staples for the enchanted watering hole is the HippopotoMai-Tai which is a combination and dark and light rums and fresh fruit flavors.

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Recipe makes 1 serving.


  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1/2 ounce Orgeat almond syrup
  • 1/2 ounce orange Curacao
  • 1/2 ounce agave nectar
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice cubes.
  2. Shake and strain into cocktail glass over crushed ice — mugs with tiki faces recommended
  3. Garnish with a skewered orange slice and cherry, along with a sprig of mint.

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