While there is no definitive definition for what Schnapps is, this strong flavoured drink delicious, nonetheless. Ideal for sipping or shooting in small quantities it is also a great addition to any cocktail. Taken from the German word Schnapps, meaning ‘to swallow’, these types of drinks are made up in two different ways, depending on where they are made.
Those distilled in Europe are often made up of a neutral spirit which is infused with fruit, spice or flavourings during the distilling process. While Schnapps in America is more often a fruit flavoured liqueur. Because Schnapps is a pure shot of flavour, it is ideal for drinking on its own as well as a great way to give cocktails a massive hit of character and they come in a variety of different flavours.
Drinks such as fruit Brandies and herbal Liqueurs (think Jagermeister) all come under the umbrella of Schnapps which show just how mixed a drink it is. With traditional fruit flavours of peach, apple, plum, cherry and apricot, Schnapps is a great summer addition to any drink’s cabinet. Explore our range today to add a sweet hit of flavour to your cocktails.