Monin Orgeat, is a classic French syrup, originally made with barley water and almonds. Today it is made with Almonds and rose water. a key ingredient for a Mai Tai cocktail. Monin Almond French Flavour Syrup is made from sweet and delicate almonds from the almond tree which are famous for bearing fragrant pink and white flowers. Cloudy white in colour, with pure distinct bitter almond pit smell and taste, this works great with cocktails, coffee and milkshakes.