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Rose schnapps - based on flower buds from any highly fragrant garden rose or wild rose - is really delicious.
When just made you might find it too much scented. But after adequate dilution you get a schnapps that has great flavours and taste.
Rose schnapps blends very well with many flavoured schnappses based on...
Or try to add one or two drops to a glass of white wine or dry sparkling wine. Wonderful on a warm summer day.
Normally a flavoured schnapps should be enjoyed at room temperature, but with rose schnapps you can enjoy it lightly chilled, 8-10°C (46-50°F).
Serve with light foods or enjoy it on its own as an aperitif.
You can also turn your schnapps into a liqueur.
Use fresh and fully developed flower buds of any highly scented garden rose - or wild rose such as rugosa rose (Rosa rugosa), dog rose (Rosa canina) or burnet rose (Rosa pimpinellifolia).
Pick them in the morning before the sun gets too hot.
If wet - dry them in the shadow on a piece of paper towel.
Note: If for some reason you are not satisfied with your infusion, there are ways to adjust both taste and flavours - click here to see how.
Serve your rose schnapps lightly chilled in suitable glasses. And remember to keep your schnapps bottle tightly closed and in a dark place before and between servings.