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or·geat

 (ôr′zhä′)
n.
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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orgeat

(ˈɔːʒɑː; French ɔrʒa)
n
(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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or•geat

(ˈɔr ʒæt; Fr. ɔrˈʒa)

n.
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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Serve in a chilled coupe glass MAKES 1 COCKTAIL INGREDIENTS 1 bar spoon caster sugar 5 fresh raspberries Juice 1/2 lemon (25ml) 15ml orgeat almond syrup 20ml water from a can of chickpeas (aquafaba) 50ml Bombay Sapphire English Estate gin TO GARNISH: Lemon peel twist 1 mint leaf Edible flowers 1.
The special Mother's Day drink, "The Matriarch," combines rum, Montenegro amarol, Shochu (sweet potato and rice vodka from Japan), orgeat and lime juice ($14).
And so the punchy blend of rums, orange curacao, orgeat syrup, lime juice and sugar syrup was christened.
Bikini Atol, which includes rum, roasted spiced grapefruit and orgeat.
The Espresso Martini is described as the smoothest alcoholic caffeine hit made with vanilla vodka, Patron XO Cafe, fresh espresso and orgeat. | Slug and Lettuce In North John Street, the Slug and Lettuce serves a giant Pornstar Martini which is perfect for sharing with three friends.
ORGEAT A Secret rite B Gold-coloured alloy C Syrup made from sugar and almonds who am I?
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.
There are 10 variations on the menu here including the 1944 Mai Tai, made to the original recipe: a dangerously fruity and deceptively boozy blend of Jamaican rum, lime, rock candy syrup, orange curacao and French Orgeat.
Try the Molto Buono, a play on a Mai Tai, made with grappa, spice-infused Cynar, housemade pistachio orgeat, and Negroni "caviar."
"Dark rum and orgeat taps into the rich, toasty, nutty, sweetness of the chicken glaze while the citrus brightens the dish with acid.''
1 To make the orgeat syrup, bring water to a boil and add sugar.
Pour 40ml of blueberry-infused Beefeater Gin into a cocktail mixing tin, also 15 ml of Orgeat almond syrup, juice of half a lemon.