(redirected from Orgeat syrup)
Also found in: Wikipedia.


A sweet syrup flavored with almonds and orange blossoms, used in cocktails and food.

[French, from Old French, syrup made from barley, from Old Provençal orjat, from ordj, orge, barley, from Latin hordeum.]


(ˈɔːʒɑː; French ɔrʒa)
(Cookery) a drink made from barley or almonds, and orange flower water
[C18: via French, from orge barley, from Latin hordeum]


(ˈɔr ʒæt; Fr. ɔrˈʒa)

an almond-flavored syrup containing orange-flower water.
[1745–55; < French, Middle French, orig. a syrup made from a barley decoction, derivative of orge barley]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The white rum is fruitier than the Jamaican dark and helps bring the drink into balance along with the small amount of citrus and fruit flavors with an almond finish; the latter thanks to the orgeat syrup, another necessary element in a fine-tuned mai tai.
ALMOND ALMO ALALMLMLMOMOMO CHERRY AND 6 lime wedges 1 spoon castor sugar 15ml morello cherry puree 1Mingr 15ml orgeat syrup Muddle (press) these CAIPIRINHA Mixing it ingredients together in the bottom of boston glass.
Contents of the white include peach schnapps, orgeat syrup, lemon juice and wine.
Orgeat syrup is essential in many cocktail recipes, including the Scorpion and the Mai Tai.
Mix together mango rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, triple sec, orgeat syrup and ice cubes.
Ingredients: Orgeat syrup, dark rum, gold rum, lemon juice, fresh lime and crushed ice, served with a fruit stick and fresh mint.
A blend of Myers's Platinum Rum, orgeat syrup, Angostura bitters and tropical fruit juices with a Myers's Dark Rum float.
Orgeat syrup 1 mint leaf for garnish Shake all ingredients together and strain into Collins glass.
Bitter almonds are also used to flavor amaretti cookies, orgeat syrup and various liqueurs.
Invented in the '40s by Oakland's Vic Bergeron for his Trader Vic's restaurants, the original mai tai featured only aged rum, lime juice, and orange liqueur, with a guest appearance by orgeat syrup.
Bacardi rum, gold rum, triple sec, Orgeat syrup, lime juice, grenadine, pineapple juice