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AceExplorer
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Posted: 2016-05-11 09:57 am   Permalink

Jen, very interesting! I will from now on pronounce orgeat as "Orgabor" as Martin Cate shared. Never would have thought that!!!!



But seriously, I always suspected that the "t" would be silent in orgeat.

Mike, here you have some great material for your new thread! (Except for my crap, ha...)


 
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hiltiki
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Posted: 2018-05-28 11:38 am   Permalink

Anyone has any opinions regarding which Orgeat to purchase, don't want to make one from scratch. I have been using Monin forever, time for a change.

Monin
Fee Brothers
B J Reynolds
Orgeat Works
Latitude 29

Any other?

Thanks for any input.


[ This Message was edited by: hiltiki 2018-05-28 11:43 ]


 
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Hamo
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Posted: 2018-05-28 11:51 am   Permalink

I prefer BG Reynolds, though Iíve only had Fees Brothers otherwise and not made my own.

 
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mikehooker
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Posted: 2018-05-28 12:53 pm   Permalink

I really like the BG Reynolds. And as a bonus it works great on pancakes.

 
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Semyon
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Posted: 2018-05-28 3:14 pm   Permalink

The french brands Giffard and especially Meneau are highly recommended. Roughly every Mai Tai geek in Germany seems to use Meneau.
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Posted: 2018-05-29 01:00 am   Permalink

Hilda, Iím on my second bottle of St. Vincent. Made in Sun Valley California. Get mine at Hi Times for bout 25 bucks. Gotta keep it in the fridge and you need to shake it often. Another T-cer said his got moldy. I have not had that problem. Check out the ingredients on their site-nuttin scary in it.
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hiltiki
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Posted: 2018-05-29 9:53 pm   Permalink

Thank you all for all the information, appreciate all the help.

 
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Posted: 2018-05-31 07:24 am   Permalink

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On 2018-05-28 12:53, mikehooker wrote:
I really like the BG Reynolds. And as a bonus it works great on pancakes.



My secrets revealed! If anyone has questions on my products, please ask away! As they say on Reddit, AMA!


 
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hiltiki
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Posted: 2018-05-31 10:18 am   Permalink

Does B J Reynolds Orgeat preserve well without refrigeration, does it need to be refrigerated?

 
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Posted: 2018-05-31 10:56 am   Permalink

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On 2018-05-31 10:18, hiltiki wrote:
Does B J Reynolds Orgeat preserve well without refrigeration, does it need to be refrigerated?



I'll answer that. I learned the hard way when I had fuzzy mold one afternoon in my bottle. Upon emailing Blair, he informed me that happens when you use real, perishable ingredients as opposed to the artificial garbage you see elsewhere. The tip I share is add up to, certainly no more than, 1 oz vodka (or my remains of Bacardi 151) and shake well. Shake occasionally too, but keep it refrigerated after opening.
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hiltiki
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Posted: 2018-06-01 09:23 am   Permalink

Thanks for the tip Kkocka.

 
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Hamo
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Posted: 2018-06-05 9:44 pm   Permalink

Not sure what I was drinking when I last posted, but the other orgeat Iíve had is Barsmith, not Feeís, to which Blairís orgeat is far superior. I always refrigerate it after opening, and add 1/2 oz vodka to a 375 ml bottle to help extend its life. Shake well every use, too.

 
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kevincrossman
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Posted: 2018-06-05 11:14 pm   Permalink

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Anyone has any opinions regarding which Orgeat to purchase, don't want to make one from scratch. I have been using Monin forever, time for a change.


I did a taste test between BG Reynolds and Latitude 29 and had a slight preference for L29. But both are good. (see:
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdort2gAI0A/?taken-by=ultimatemaitai)


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mikehooker
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Posted: 2018-06-07 10:28 am   Permalink

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On 2018-06-05 23:14, kevincrossman wrote:
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Anyone has any opinions regarding which Orgeat to purchase, don't want to make one from scratch. I have been using Monin forever, time for a change.


I did a taste test between BG Reynolds and Latitude 29 and had a slight preference for L29. But both are good. (see: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdort2gAI0A/?taken-by=ultimatemaitai)







I think the Latitude orgeat has a very nice flavor and fragrance but in a Mai Tai with my standard proportions, it fell well short of BG in terms of a balanced cocktail. Rather than having to reformulate my beloved Mai Tai (I usually do 1/2 oz orgeat, no sugar syrup, and only 3/4 oz lime), I just stick with the BG Reynolds and find it immensely pleasing.

Also, I once did a side by side comparison of BG and Small Hands and similarly felt the flavor of Small Hands was better, but once mixed in the drink it wasn't discernibly better, and since it's a higher cost, I again decided to stick with BG.


 
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Tiki-boss
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Posted: 2018-06-07 10:39 pm   Permalink

1. Orgeat Works-Latitude 29
2. Small Hand
3. BG Reynolds
4. Giffard

Everything else Iíve tried is unusable. Just my opinion.


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