from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sweet flavoring of orange and almond used in cocktails and food.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sweet syrup made from sugar and almonds (or originally barley) and rose water or orange flower water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sirup in which, formerly, a decoction of barley entered, but which is now prepared with an emulsion of almonds, -- used to flavor beverages or edibles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A syrup made from almonds (originally barley), sugar, and Orange-flower water.
We discovered the wonderful pairing of fresh ginger, almond syrup called "orgeat," Scotch and soda water.
Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal Trader Tiki Orgeat The Fog Cutter This classic contains rum, but the inclusion of cognac, citrus and almond-flavored orgeat syrup we like Trader Tiki's makes it a subtly sweet introduction to Tiki.
Besides raspberry, the company also makes pineapple syrup, orgeat and real pomegranate grenadine.
Combine the rum, rhum agricole, Grand Marnier, orgeat syrup, falernum, absinthe and juices in a Collins or highball glass (or tiki mug) and fill with crushed ice.
The orgeat (almond) syrup is available at some Mediterranean markets; syrup made by Fee Brothers can be ordered online through Amazon. com.
“Do pour me some of that orgeat, Miss Lake,” Lady Minerva said as she held out her glass.
I shall drown them in an artisanal orgeat syrup and garnish with mint.
And at the nut shop they were selling off orgeat, cheaply.
Not real orgeat - an almond cordial, really - but it had the right combo of bitter and sweet almonds and I can use it.
Before ordering a Mai Tai, make sure the bartender knows that it is a drink of rum, fresh lime juice, orange curaçao and orgeat (almond syrup).