orgeat


Type:

Non-alcoholic additives, juices mixers

Description:

Generic syrup of almonds, orange flower water and sometimes barley water often used in tropical and other cocktails. Now always nonalcoholic, it was once made with a small quantity of brandy. Clear to milky golden in color. Many brands are produced. Notable is the French Garnier orgeat.

Flavor:

almond, citrus and marzipan

Availability:

Generally available. Produced and sold in France and United States. Known to be distributed in parts of Europe.

Substitute:

other almond syrup


Some popular cocktails with orgeat: