Orgeat syrup (pronounced “or-zat”) is a sweet syrup that has an almond flavor. It is made with sugar, almonds, and usually has a little orange flower water. It is one of the main ingredients in a Trader Vic's Mai Tai. Orgeat syrup is used in other cocktails besides the mai tai, and comes in a variety of different flavors including, hazelnut, bannana, mango, and many others. Usually, the orignal flavor is called for in most cocktail recipes. It can be difficult to find orgeat syrup. The easiest way to buy it is online.
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