Schnapps Recipes



Almond Schnapps
Highly enjoyable and very popular schnapps. Smooth and sweetish with fine aromas and flavours. Enjoy as after-dinner drink. Or serve with chicken, veal, trout, shellfish and many other dishes.


Apple Schnapps
Fresh, fruity taste with wonderful flavours of vanilla and almonds. Enjoy on its own - or serve with pie, ice cream, fruit salad, chicken, cheese and cheese cake.


Apricot Schnapps
Very enjoyable schnapps. Sweet, fruity and flavourful. The colour is light to dark golden. Enjoy on its own as appetizer or after-dinner drink. Or serve with various dishes. Blends very well with lime or chili schnapps.


Basil Schnapps
Very delicious and highly aromatic. Serve with fish, chicken and pasta. Or add to barbecue sauces, soups and stews, or any other dish where you would normally use basil. Sweeten it to make a wonderful liqueur.


Blackberry Schnapps
Rich, fruity and sweet. It has a deep purple colour and wonderful flavours. Serve with all types of cheese, cheese cakes and desserts. Blends very well with other schnappses.


Black Currant Schnapps
Rich, fruity taste and a deep red colour. Serve with cheese cake, ice cream and desserts. Or use it in marmalades. Add a sugar syrup to create black currant liqueurs.


Black Pepper Schnapps
Hot, spicy and warming. The taste is very good. Great to sip when you are down with flu or cold, as it helps you feel much better. Blends well with other flavoured schnappses.


Blueberry Schnapps
Has a beautiful deep blue-red colour. It´s fruity, sweet and rich - and excellent as after-dinner drink. It goes well with all types of cheese, cheesecakes, ice cream and pancakes.


Caraway Schnapps
Very aromatic, mild and smooth schnapps. Has a light golden colour and unique flavours. Serve with crayfish, marinated herring, fish, Danish smorgasbord, pork, solid meals, stews, cheese, and salads.


Cardamom Schnapps
Very aromatic schnapps with a sweet, characteristic, light pungent and warming taste. Excellent as after-dinner drink, or added to coffee. Blends very well with other schnappses.


Cherry Schnapps
Has a beautiful colour and a rich, wonderful taste with hint of almond. Serve with desserts, or add to cherry sauce and jam. Delicious after-dinner drink.


Chili Schnapps
Hot, spicy and wonderful. However - heat and taste all depends on the kind of chili pepper and alcohol (vodka, tequila, sherry) you use. Blends extremely well with lemon schnapps.


Cinnamon Schnapps
Strong, intense, sweet, spicy and very aromatic. Blend with other schnappses - or use in cinnamon rolls, pie fillings, bread, cakes, cookies, chocolate desserts, marinades and barbecue sauces.


Clove Schnapps
Strong-flavoured, very spicy, aromatic and warming schnapps with a golden colour. It's mainly used to blend with other schnappses, or used in various dishes, barbecue sauces and mulled wine.


Coriander Schnapps
Spicy and aromatic. It's mainly used to blend with other schnappses, or used in marinades, pickles, soups, curries, ratatouille, fish and meat dishes, stews, and barbecue sauces.


Crabapple Schnapps
Has a unique, sweet-acid taste and wonderful flavours. Serve with venison meat, other game dishes, pork, poultry, desserts, cheese and cheese cakes. Excellent as appetizer or made into liqueur.


Cranberry Schnapps
Has a wonderful, distinctive taste and aroma. It's strong and fruity with a beautiful red colour. Serve with turkey and other poultry. Very good as after-dinner drink.


Crowberry Schnapps
One of the finest berry schnappses you can make. It has a strong and wonderful cherry-like taste and flavour. The colour is deep, deep red. Excellent as after-dinner drink.


Dandelion Schnapps
Made from the flower heads the schnapps has a fresh and very aromatic taste. Made from the roots you get another kind of schnapps - dry and spicy with a pleasant bitter taste.


Dill Schnapps
Strong-flavoured and very enjoyable. Goes extremely well with crayfish, gravlax, salmon, herring and cheese. Add it to barbecue sauces, stews, etc. where you would normally use dill.


Elderberry Schnapps
Tastes almost like a good port wine. It's round and fruity with hints of almond, vanilla, and chocolate. Blends very well with lemon schnapps or apple schnapps.


Garlic Schnapps
Mostly used in cooking and herbal schnapps blends. It has a light yellow colour and the characteristic taste of garlic. Works very well in dishes where you would normally use garlic.


Ginger Schnapps
Spicy, slightly sweet and very tasty. Soothing and warming on a cold winter day. Serve with all types of dishes, or use it in marmalades, barbecue sauces, stews and ice cream.


Hawthorn Schnapps
Very enjoyable schnapps. Soft, round and aromatic. Goes very well with smoked venison, salmon, trout, wild duck, pork, paté, terrine, desserts, cheese and cheese cakes. Excellent as appetizer.


Heather Honey Schnapps
Has a light to dark golden colour and a rich, aromatic and characteristic taste and aroma. Serve with ham, chicken, lamb, seafood, fruit salad, ice cream or cheese cake.


Horseradish Schnapps
Very warming and enjoyable schnapps. Strong in flavours and highly aromatic. Excellent on its own as appetizer. Or added to barbecue sauces, soups, and dishes where you would normally use fresh horseradish.


Juniper Schnapps
Has a beautiful bright yellow colour and a sweet, spicy and very enjoyable taste. Serve with smoked ham, poultry and other meat. Or add it to barbecue sauces. Excellent as appetizer.


Lemon Schnapps
Has a fine golden colour and a fresh, enjoyable and aromatic taste. Goes very well with gravlax, sea trouts, lamb, chicken, and many other dishes. Blends well with other schnappses.


Lemon Balm Schnapps
Has a fresh taste and lemon-like fragrance. Blends very well with peppermint schnapps. Serve with fish and meat. Or use it in tea, or dishes where you would normally use lemon balm.


Lemon Thyme Schnapps
Very fine, round and soft. Serve with fish, chicken, lamb, soup and vegetables. Or add it to any barbecue sauce or dish where you would normally use lemon thyme.


Lime Schnapps
Highly enjoyable schnapps with a fine golden colour and a refreshing, aromatic taste. Very good as appetizer, or added to any vodka cocktail. Also wonderful in hot tea.


Linden Schnapps
Has a fresh, fruity taste with notes of green apples and gooseberry. It's a highly aromatic schnapps with a wonderful aroma. Serve with light foods, desserts, cakes, cheese and cheesecakes.


Liquorice (Licorice) Schnapps
Mainly used to blend with certain other schnappses in order to enhance their flavours. But you can also enjoy it on its own. It has a nice, sweetish and strong taste and flavours.


Maple Schnapps
Very elegant, almost wine like schnapps. With rich, round taste and flavours. Very good as aperitif or after-dinner drink, or added to white wine or dry sparkling wine. Serve with light foods and desserts.


Oak Schnapps
Wonderful schnapps with a delightful whiskey like taste and rich flavours. It has a beautiful dark reddish brown colour. Enjoy on its own, or serve with chocolate and chocolate desserts.


Orange Schnapps
Mostly used to blend with other schnappses and liqueurs. With its bitter-sweet-acid taste you can use it to either enhance their flavours or create new schnapps combinations.


Peach Schnapps
Wonderful schnapps. Sweet, fruity and aromatic. Serve with desserts, ice cream, fruit salads - or use it in marmalades and fruit sauce. Goes very well with pork and veal dishes.


Pear Schnapps
Has a fresh, fruity taste with fine flavours. Enjoy on its own, or serve with ice cream, fruit salad, dessert, and cheese cake. Blends well with lemon schnapps and cranberry schnapps.


Peppermint Schnapps
Fresh, mild and very delicate. Goes very well with lamb, cheese, cheese cake and many desserts. Add a sugar syrup to the schnapps, and you have an excellent peppermint liqueur.


Plum Schnapps
One of my top favourites. It has a rich and wonderful liqueur-like taste, fine fruity flavours, and a great after-taste. Excellent as after-dinner drink. Serve with a variety of foods.


Pomegranate Schnapps
Delicious and really outstanding. Fruity, sweet-acid taste. Wonderful fragrance and flavours. And a beautiful red-golden colour. Great in hot tea and a pleasant alternative to grenadine syrup in various drinks.


Raisin Schnapps
Sweet, aromatic schnapps with fine taste and flavours of grapes. The colour is light to dark golden. Can be served with a variety of dishes. Blends well with other schnappses.


Raspberry Schnapps
Has a magnificent colour and taste. Serve with desserts and cheese cakes. Or use it in jams, marmalades and sauces. You can even sweeten it and make excellent raspberry liqueurs.


Rose Schnapps
Very delicious. Enjoy on its own as aperitif. Or add a drop or two to a glass of dry sparkling wine. Wonderful on a warm summer day. Blends very well with schnappses based on roots, stems, and leaves.


Rose Hip Schnapps
Highly enjoyable schnapps with a sweet-acid taste and wonderful, aromatic flavours. Has a beautiful reddish-golden colour. Serve with pie, ice cream, fruit salad, dessert, chicken, cheese and cheese cake.


Rosemary Schnapps
Strong, spicy, and highly aromatic. Blends very well with basil, thyme, or peppermint schnapps. Excellent when used to flambé meat and fish dishes - or added to dishes, where you would normally use rosemary.


Rowan Schnapps
Has a fine sweet-acid taste with notes of crabapple, rose hip and strawberry. The colour is pale red. Serve with venison meat, pork and poultry. Or add it to jellies, sauces and stews.


Saint John's Wort Schnapps
Has a deep red colour, and a wonderful taste of strawberry, vanilla and dark spices. A very fine schnapps. Serve with mussels, shrimps, lobsters, cheese or cheese cakes.


Sea Buckthorn Schnapps
Has a very special, sweet-acid taste and a beautiful golden colour. Some people don't like it, while others praise it highly. Serve with a variety of foods or as after-dinner drink.


Sea Wormwood Schnapps
Very old, traditional and popular schnapps here in Denmark. It has a pleasant bitter, aromatic and characteristic taste and unique flavours. The colour is pale green.


Sloe Schnapps
Very rich schnapps. Fruity and sweet with taste of cherry, vanilla and almond. Has a beautiful deep red colour. Serve with all types of cheese. Excellent after-dinner drink.


Southernwood Schnapps
Highly popular schnapps here in Denmark. It has a mild, very aromatic and slightly bitter taste, and wonderful flavours. Goes extremely well with seafoods and lamb.


Star Anise Schnapps
Soft, sweetish and very aromatic with a fine taste of liquorice. The colour is light brown. Excellent as appetizer - or served with fish, chicken, beef, pork, duck, soup or stew.


Stinging Nettle Schnapps
Pleasant bitter, aromatic and characteristic taste. Excellent as appetizer or after-dinner drink. Or served with pork, beef, smoked and marinated herrings, smoked salmons, and dishes with rice, mushrooms or pasta.


Strawberry Schnapps
Very tasty and aromatic. Serve with cheese cake, ice cream, and desserts. Or use it in jams and sauces. You can also sweeten it and make wonderful strawberry liqueurs.


Sweet Cicely Schnapps
Spicy and highly aromatic schnapps with taste and flavours of anise and liquorice. Tastes almost like the Greek ouzo. Enjoy on its own as appetizer, or serve with a variety of foods.


Sweet Gale Schnapps
One of the most popular schnappses in Denmark and other Scandinavian countries. Enjoy it on its own - or serve with seafood, soups, stews or cold dishes (smorgasbord).


Sweet Woodruff Schnapps
Has a verdigris green colour changing to light yellow after some time. Sweet, aromatic and enjoyable flavours, and taste of woods and flowers. Very good as appetizer.


Tarragon Schnapps
Sweet, spicy, and highly aromatic with fine notes of liquorice or anise. It has a beautiful golden colour. Very good as appetizer. Blends very well with many other herbal schnappses.


Thyme Schnapps
Sweet, round and soft. It has a dark golden colour. Serve with fish, chicken, lamb, soup, and vegetables. Or add it to any barbecue sauce or dish where you would normally use thyme.


Tormentil Schnapps
Has a magnificent red-brown colour, and a delightful bitter and very aromatic taste. Enjoy it on its own - or serve with more heavy food. Blends well with other flavoured schnappses.


Vanilla Schnapps
Sweet and very delicious with distinctive and rich vanilla flavours and aromas. It has a fine reddish golden colour. Serve with ice cream, cheese and cheese cake.


Walnut Schnapps
Very special and commonly regarded as the most superior of all flavoured schnappses. It has a beautiful dark brown mahogany colour and a wonderful taste and flavour - almost like cognac.


Willow Schnapps
Very charming and enjoyable schnapps with nutty taste and flavours, and notes of honey, camphor, and cardamom. The colour is deep brown. Blends very well with other schnappses. 









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