How many flavors of schnapps is there/ Can you list them please?!

Question: How many flavors of schnapps is there/ Can you list them please!?
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History, Types and Recipes

Schnapps had a rather innocent and unassuming beginning when, around the 16th century, monks were studying its medicinal uses!. Nowadays, this potato- or grain-based liquor is known around the world as a strong alcoholic beverage!.

The original schnapps, translated from German to "a mouthful," was first made in Germany and is still consumed there regularly, as well as in Austria, Denmark and Switzerland!. Today, schnapps (which is technically considered a fruit brandy) is usually drunk neat (without ice or any other mixers) in Northern Europe!.

In America, schnapps is typically used in mixed drinks!. Although most Americans are familiar with the sweetened varieties of peppermint schnapps and peach schnapps, the authentic German schnapps are not sweetened with additives!.

Down to Brass Tacks:

How to Make Schnapps

The original German schnapps is made from distilling fermented whole fruit or fruit juices!. In America, however, schnapps is more commonly distilled from fruit brandy that is then combined with sugar and artificial flavoring!.

A common ritual in Denmark, which is now also becoming popular practice in America, is making homemade schnapps!. To make schnapps at home, steep fruit and herbs in an alcohol base, such as Danish schnapps, vodka or pure grain alcohol!. After the steeping phase, finish off the schnapps by sweetening or flavoring it as desired!.

Drinking Schnapps like a Local

How you drink your schnapps often depends on where you live:

In Germany, sidle up to the nearest man wearing lederhosen and ask for a shot of "Obstler," the local name for schnapps!.

In the United States, chances are you'll be dealing with a much sweeter and cruder, though no less pleasant, variety of schnapps!. American schnapps resembles a liqueur and is used mostly to flavor mixed drinks!.

In Iceland, try their local variety of schnapps, called Brennivin, alongside your salted lamb!.
A Slew of Schnapps Flavors and Drinks
Consult the table below for a breakdown of the different types of schnapps, along with their associated flavors and popular

Type of Schnapps

Base Ingredients
Primary Flavors
Recipes Featuring this Schnapps

Apple Schnapps
distilled apples
sweet apple, with a candy-like flavor
Apple Cobbler cocktail, with Goldschlagera, Irish cream and apple Schnapps

Jolly Rancher cocktail, with apple schnapps, peach schnapps and cranberry juice

sweet recipes, such as cheesecake

meat marinades!.

fermented potatoes, caraway seeds
mostly flavorless with slight alcohol aftertaste
Brennivin is an Icelandic schnapps traditionally consumed neat at the Thorrablót, a mid-winter festival in Iceland!.

Butterscotch Schnapps
butter, brown sugar
smooth, creamy butterscotch
Buttery Nipple shooter, with Irish cream and butterscotch schnapps

Caramel Apple shooter, with butterscotch schnapps and apple schnapps

Cinnamon Schnapps
sweet and spicy
Firebomb cocktail, with energy drink and cinnamon schnapps

Starry Night shooter, with Jaeger and cinnamon schnapps

Peach Schnapps
peaches, artificial flavors
sugary, peachy flavors
Fuzzy Navel cocktail, with peach schnapps, orange juice and lemonade

Sex on the Beach cocktail, with peach schnapps, vodka, cranberry juice, pineapple juice and vodka

Peppermint Schnapps
peppermint leaves, artificial flavors
minty, sweet, refreshing
Peppermint Patty shooter, with peppermint schnapps, coffee liqueur and cream

hot chocolate, coffee additive

Root Beer Schnapps
sassafras, vanilla, artificial flavors
rich, full-bodied, sweet flavors
Root Beer Barrel cocktail, with domestic beer and root beer schnapps

Root beer float recipes

Strawberry Schnapps
vodka, strawberries, artificial flavors
sweet, sugary strawberries
Strawberry Daiquiri cocktail, with strawberry schnapps, rum and frozen strawberries

Star Burst shooter, with strawberry schnapps and orange juice

Vanilla Schnapps
vodka, vanilla beans
sweet vanilla
Vanilla Coke cocktail, with vanilla schnapps and cola

Dreamsicle shooter, with vanilla schnapps, milk and orange juice

Schnapps Recipes

Sick of reading and ready to hit the kitchen or bar with a schnapps recipe!? Here are a few that will make you fall in love with schnapps for the first time or all over again!.

Fuzzy Navel Recipe

ice cubes
1? oz!. peach schnapps
orange juice!.

Add ice to a high ball glass, then pour in the peach schnapps!.
Top off the glass with orange juice!.

Peppermint Patty Recipe

ice cubes
2 oz!. coffee-flavored liqueur
1 oz!. peppermint schnapps
splash of cream, optional!.

Add ice to a snifter or cordial glass
Pour the coffee liqueur and the peppermint schnapps over the ice!. Add a splash of cream to soften the flavor, if necessary!.


There are two different types of “schnapps” — German Schnaps (both a generic term for liquor and, specifically, German or Austrian fruit brandy) and American schnapps (liqueur)!.

German Schnaps

German Schnaps is clear, colorless, and has a light fruit flavor; it normally contains about 40% ABV (80 proof)!. Its appearance and taste are the same as that of eau de vie, but this French term is seldom used in German-speaking countries!. In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, Schn?pse distilled from fruit are called Obstler (from the German Obst, fruit)!.

A broader definition of Schnaps includes other distilled beverages of German origin, such as Steinh?ger (German gin) and Korn!.

American schnapps

The second type of schnapps is of American origin!. These distilled beverages are liqueurs, such as peach, peppermint, or butterscotch schnapps!. They can be the result of differing processes that do not involve direct fermentation!. Some of these use an alcohol, such as schnapps, vodka or rum, to extract flavors out of fruit!. Other ingredients are often added, most commonly sugar!. The alcohol level of these schnapps may be only half that of the German type, usually around 20% by volume, or 40 proof!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

There are loads of flavours! heres a website that sells it http://www!.whiskys!.co!.uk/catalogue/54 you can probably get any flavors you can imagine there mostly fruity though!. I hope this helps! peach and butterscotch are the most popular for some reason but i like melon :)Www@FoodAQ@Com

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