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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.]
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(ˈɔːʒɑː; French ɔrʒa)
(Cookery) a drink made from barley or almonds, and orange flower water
[C18: via French, from orge barley, from Latin hordeum]
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(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]
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And so the punchy blend of rums, orange curacao, orgeat syrup, lime juice and sugar syrup was christened.
spiced tonic syrup, club soda and lime, while the Authentic Mai Tai combines Appleton Estate Reserve rum, Cointreau, lime and orgeat syrup.
Crowd favorites include the Manille Basil Smash (P250), a mix of Manille Liqueur de Calamansi, Empire London Dry Gin, fresh basil, lemon juice and sugar; Calauit Park Swizzle (P230), a sweet, heady blend of Old Captain 5-year-old rum, orgeat syrup and guava juice; and Lio Sunset (P250), a tropical concoction that features Paradise Mango Rum Liqueur, Orchid Coconut Rum, mango nectar, lemon juice and hibiscus bitters.
3 dashes Emile Pernot 'Vieux Pontarlier' Absinthe 1/4 oz Bols Blue Curapao 1/2 oz Creole Shrub 1/2 oz Rhum JM Blanc 3/4 oz Orgeat syrup 3/4 oz Appleton XV Rum 3/4 oz El Dorado 15 year Rum 1 oz lime juice Add all ingredients into a shaker tin, shake vigorously, and fine strain into a Belgium glass over cubed ice.
1 To make the orgeat syrup, bring water to a boil and add sugar.
The recipes fall between two extremes, from very spartan in anything other than dark rum, orange liqueur, orgeat syrup and lime, all the way over to a cornucopia of tropical fruit, citrus juices and grenadine.
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.
Another syrup derived from grains is orgeat syrup. The original recipe contained a mixture of barley and almonds, but its modern composition consists of sugar, almonds and rose or orange-blossom water.
chilled lemonade 1/2 cup chilled almond syrup (orgeat syrup) 1/2 cup raspberries In a pitcher, stir together all ingredients.
Ingredients: Orgeat syrup, dark rum, gold rum, lemon juice, fresh lime and crushed ice, served with a fruit stick and fresh mint.
Cocktails can throw up similar real-world difficulty dilemmas, especially when you're clean out of homemade orgeat syrup. You fancy something a little different for that weekend sip but don't know where to get passion fruit cordial on a Saturday evening.
Bitter almonds are also used to flavor amaretti cookies, orgeat syrup and various liqueurs.