Take a cocktail shaker and place the half fill it with ice cubes or the crushed ice. Pour 1 oz of light rum, 1/2 oz of limejuice, 1/2 oz orange curacao and 1/2 oz orgeat syrup into the cocktail shaker.
Close the lid of the cocktail shaker properly and shake it well until all ingredients mix thoroughly.
The classy Mai Tai is almost ready, strain it into an old-fashioned glass or you can use any other cocktail glass.
Top your drink with 1 oz of dark rum, garnish it with maraschino cherry, and serve immediately. You can also garnish your drink with few fresh leaves of mint and a pineapple slice at the top of the drink to give it more attractive look.