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Oakland Names Official Cocktail

... and it's the Mai Tai.

Or maybe not. (Apparently they don't fact-check the newspaper's blogs.) Instead it was official Mai Tai day in Oakland, and they're trying to get the drink recognized as the city's official cocktail.

For a debate on the origin of the Mai Tai, read this, and for Trader Vic's version (in which he says he invented the drink at his Oakland bar) read this.

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