So, here we are going to go through all things peach schnapps – and the perfect peach schnapps drinks that you can go for to liven up your evening, or to enjoy casually. We’d say that peach schnapps is pretty versatile, it is something that you can enjoy casually or it is something that you can enjoy on a wild night out.
What are you waiting for?! Read on to find out some of the best ways to get in peach schnapps on your night out… Or your big night in!
What Is Peach Schnapps?
We naturally assume that you are reading this because you love peach schnapps and you want to expand your knowledge on the varieties of drinks that you can make with peach schnapps. But, you could be a complete novice when it comes to peach schnapps – in fact, you might not have even sampled peach schnapps before. Whichever one of these applies the best to you – well, you have most definitely come to the right place.
To get a bit more technical into what exactly peach schnapps is, well, it is a strong and dry spirit drink that is made through the distillation of peaches.
So in terms of the type of drink this is, this is a schnapps drink. This means that the drink is compiled from various other schnapps that are made from fruits, or that are made from herbs, or that are made from spices – it all depends on what is available at the time.
You will mostly recognize peach schnapps from being used in a wide range of cocktails, or various shots or alternative drinks from around the world. You can get a variety of different brands’ schnapps – it all comes down to personal preference.
So, read on to find out some of the best cocktails and schnapps infused shots that you can test out from the comfort of your own home!
Our Favorite Drinks That Use Peach Schnapps
This is a really easy recipe to follow, and you can make this in no time at all at home. You just need orange juice, ice cubes and of course some peach schnapps. And here you have it!
Again, perfecting this might take a few attempts just to get the measurements right to suit your taste – there is not a perfect ratio that we can recommend to you. This is something for you to try out on your own, and just flavor the drink to suit you.
Peach Schnapps-Based Summer Short Shooters
This might sound like it should be some sort of shot or some kind of fizzy drink in a bottle. But, this is not quite where we are heading with the summer short shooters. These drinks – as the name suggests – makes this the perfect summer drink, and they have quite the concoction of ingredients to give you the perfect drink.
To make this drink you will need a whiskey of your personal choice, alongside a coffee liqueur and an Irish cream liqueur. Additionally you will need some chilled orange juice and of course the peach schnapps!
To give this that extra summer taste you can also accompany the drink with a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a chilled shot glass – this will give your drink that absolutely blissful taste of summer. And if you are a lover of warm, citrus flavors then this will be the perfect drink for you.
Peach Schnapps Gingery Long Drink
Well, this is a pretty easy drink to make – a lot less ingredients than the summer shooter has. This drink is perfect for some chilled drinks, or you could create your own beach party and serve this in a bucket or some other fun receptacle.
So, you need to make sure you have a lot of ice – the more chilled this is the better – then get some vodka, peach schnapps and a dash of amaretto. You should top up this drink with ginger ale, or ginger beer as you might know it as.
You can even get creative with how you choose to decorate your drink – you can use lemon wedges and maybe even some ginger(see also: Ginger Shot) juliennes just to spice up your drink a bit.
Bizarre Halloween Alcoholic Liquor Punch
This is the peach schnapps drink that you want to make if you are having a P-A-R-T-Y! Especially if you are a lover of the spooky season favorite that is Halloween. This is essentially your opportunity to throw everything into a punch bowl, mix it all together and see what flavor you come up with.
Feel free to add white rum, gin, vodka – of course peach schnapps and whatever juices suit your taste. These juices could be cranberry, raspberry, pineapple – or even orange. Just use what you have to create your own concoction – and you can adjust the taste to suit you. You might want to add more alcohol, or add more juice – or both! Either way, you should be able to come up with something that will be a general crowd pleaser.
Fruity Party Cocktail Using Peach Schnapps
Here is a classically simple party drink that you can pull together for a night with your friends. It is safe to say that this drink is super simple, but will be really impressive and something that everyone can enjoy.
Like all of the recipes that we have given you already, we will leave the measurements to you because – let’s face it – you know what you like and you know what you want to be drinking.
So you need to get your peach schnapps and some sort of citrus vodka. We recommend having lemonade as a mixer, but you can use whatever mixer you prefer, you could also add some cans of frozen peaches and you could also add a bottle of white wine(see also: Best Single Bottle Wine Chillers – Our Reviews and Guide).
This drink would be best served in a punch bowl with lots of ice to keep that flavor locked in. You could even consider getting out that trusty vanilla ice cream to top the drink with! Trust us when we say that this actually goes pretty well with peach schnapps!
Vegas Bomb Shots With Peach Schnapps
Now it is time to get the party well and truly started, we can move on over to the SHOTS section of this post (check out our Vegas Bomb recipe). If you are a true lover of peach schnapps and you really want to add it to your party, or your dinner party – or even just a quiet night in, then why not give these a go?!
All you need to make these shots is to mix peach schnapps with white rum and also add in some cranberry juice. You could also consider adding an energy drink for the extra caffeine hit – but this is not always to everyone’s taste so this step is completely up to you. Our best advice to you? Try and make sure that you keep these shots chilled before you drink them.
On the whole, there is so much that you can do with peach schnapps – and there are so many drinks that you can include it in. This is a super versatile drink because it makes for the great casual evening drink – but it also makes for a great party drink.
This is a chameleon sort of drink – where you can really make it whatever you want it to be. So, get a little adventurous and test out your drink making skills – who knows, you might surprise yourself as well as your friends!