Schnapps is often a German distilled spirit made by fermenting fruit with a base liquor, usually brandy. Common flavours include pear, cherry, apple, apricot, peach and plum. The term Schnapps is derived from the low German ‘snappen’ meaning swallow, a reference to the fact schnapps is traditionally consumed as shots and are normally drunk as a digestif after a meal. Akvavit is a traditional Scandinavian spirit that is flavoured with spices and herbs including either Caraway or Dill. It derives its name from aqua vitae the Latin for ‘water of life’. It is usually served chilled and neat in small glasses and is the traditional accompaniment to a smorgasbord.These days Schnapps is made in all countries , especially Spain.
A name everyone is familiar with and a flavour that’s hard to forget, Archers Peach Schnapps has been popular since before most of us can remember. The natural flavour of the peach has been sweetened to create a moreish and endlessly drinkable taste which is most commonly and effectively paired with lemonade and crushed ice. Archers strong, sweet flavour also makes it a great choice for popping into an exotic or tropical cocktail.
The most famous and popular flavour from Spanish producer Teichenne, Butterscotch is a creamy and powerful liqueur which is enjoyed wonderfully over crushed ice or simply on its own. One of the creamier schnapps on the market, the intense flavour of Teichenne’s Butterscotch is wonderful when combined with dessert cocktails or even poured decadently over ice cream. Techienne Butterscotch schnapps is sweet, enticing and if you’re partial to a cream-based cocktail, this is definitely one for you.
Death by chocolate doesn’t sound too bad and when you consider Teichienne Chocolate has a good dose of schnapps in there too, it sounds even better. Teichienne Chocolate is sweet and velvety in the mouth, with the indulgent chocolate notes ideal for crafting a decadent chocolate martini or dripping delicately over dessert. Warming and more than welcome on a cold winter night, Teichienne Chocolate liqueur is wonderfully balanced and surprisingly delicate considering its decadence.
Fresh with notes of bitterness, fragrant Teichienne Green Apple liqueur is perfect for both summer and winter drinks. The green apple flavour is both juicy and refreshing, with sweet satisfying undertones that aren’t overpowering or too sugar. Teichienne Green Apple is drier and lighter than other apple schnapps which makes it a popular choice for cocktails where the addition of apple is desired without a heavy hit of sugar.
Capturing the flavour of the delicate raspberry isn’t an easy task but Teichenne do it in style. Teichenne Raspberry schnapps is bursting with fruit flavours and fresh berry aromas. The essence of raspberry is present from the off and it’s a wonderful addition to spritzers, great for mixing up bellinis and even adding to the occasional martini. Perfect for mixing up the classics, Teichenne Raspberry brings something refreshingly different to the table.
There’s nothing sweeter than a succulent strawberry to pep up your favourite sparkling summer drink. Teichenne Strawberry schnapps is the perfect addition to your drinks cabinet and it adds a touch of real summer flavour to your cocktails and concoctions. Whether you fancy a strawberry daiquiri or champagne with a twist, Teichenne Strawberry schnapps offers a fresh and fragrant bouquet of berries, with the essence of strawberries present throughout. Smooth from start to finish.
A fragrant and aromatic schnapps rich in vanilla and inviting in many different ways, Teichenne Vanilla works wonderfully with so many different flavours. Whether it’s the centrepiece in a cocktail of its own or it plays a secondary role in a creamy indulgent drink, Teichenne Vanilla is intensely flavoured and an authentic addition to your drinks cabinet. Its creaminess is perfect for teaming with other dessert flavours.
Nutty Sri Lankan arrack is a distinctively flavoured drink which utilises the flavours of some of the country’s most naturally occurring plants. The sap of the coconut flower stem forms the key ingredient of the drink and is combined with a range of hand-picked botanicals and distilled in a traditional column still. The result is a flavour which is reminiscent of diluted whisky with recognisable nutty and malted notes and the added fruitiness of dried strawberry. A truly unique flavour.