Build over crushed ice (preferably in a copper mug), stirring or swizzling, and top with more crushed ice and ginger beer.

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jensck commented on 11/26/2016:

Amazing combination. Too sweet for my taste as written though. I got back the orgeat to half an ounce and that was just right.

Easily one of the best and most interesting cocktails I have ever made at home. You can really taste every single ingredient. Bravo.

yarm commented on 12/31/2019:

Here's the Drink recipe as I published it in 2011 (the Death to Sour Mix link is dead along with the rest of Raul's blog). Slightly different but the lime juice volumes saves the muddling of lime wedges (but doesn't proffer the elegant lime oils). My post also provides the back story: