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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...
See here how you can create your own schnapps blends.
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.