Peach schnapps is a delicious sweet liqueur that tastes like peach. It was invented in the early 1800s in Germany and is now enjoyed all over the world.
This liqueur can be enjoyed on its own or mixed with other drinks to create delicious cocktails. Peach schnapps liqueur is a main ingredient in a lot of classic cocktails.
It’s a low alcohol spirit, with its ABV somewhere between 15% and 20%, depending on the brand. That makes it a natural choice for cocktails featuring stronger spirits like vodka, gin or tequila.
If you’ve never tried Peach Schnapps before, now’s the time.
14 Delicious Peach Schnapps Cocktails
These cocktails feature peach schnapps, a sweet liqueur that tates adds a wonderful fruit flavor to mixed drinks.
The Peach Fizz is a cocktail that goes down easy. It’s all about peach and lemon with a little bit of sweeteners and some soda water added to liven it
The Kiss on the Lips drink is a delicious mango, peach and berry taste sensation, blended with ice to keep it cool.
The Sex on the Beach cocktail is a classic drink recipe. It features vodka, peach schnapps with orange juice and cranberry juice. The taste is fruity with just enough tartness to keep it from being too sweet. Perfect served in a hurricane glass.
The Ruby Relaxer gets its name from being is a great drink for kicking back and unwinding. It’s even easy to make – equal parts of three liquors, some pineapple juice, a touch of cranberry.
The Electric Fuzzy is a lemonade based drink – in fact, it’s basically just lemonade spiked with peach schnapps. That makes this lightly fruity cocktail very drinkable and refreshing.
The Sex in the Driveway cocktail recipe is a variation on the Sex on the Beach cocktail. It replaces the cranberry juice with blue curacao, so you get a drink that's blue in color and more orange in flavor.
The Woo Woo Cocktail has a cranberry juice base with peach schnapps for flavor and vodka for fun. It finds a wonderful middle ground between tart and mellow sweetness, and packs a little bit of a punch.
The Catalina Margarita uses peach schnapps to create something different from the traditional margarita. The strongest note is citrus, which mellows into the peach.
The Laffy Taffy cocktail is another cocktail based on the flavor of a candy, and I’ll bet you can guess which one. It actually does taste a lot like the candy, but with the very significant difference of potentially getting you drunk.
I’m not sure how the Rampage cocktail got its name. It’s not likely to send you on a rampage. It can hardly go on a rampage by itself. Maybe it’s just the Captain Morgan’s spiced rum and its association with pirates that made somebody think of rampaging.
The Nagshead Lemonade is an easy drink to love. It’s not particularly refined or sophisticated. It blends a lot of ingredients together to achieve a taste that’s just so, and it is all about taste. The flavor overall is fruity, and the herbal notes in the gin are a bit muted.
With a name like Georgia Pie, you might expect this cocktail to contain Southern Comfort and taste peachy. And you’d be right.
The Fuzzy Navel is basically a screwdriver with peach schnapps instead of vodka. It’s an extremely simple cocktail to mix, a little on the sweet and fruity side. There are variations that add rum into the mix, with all the ingredients being one part each. But the most common recipe is simple peach schnapps and orange juice.
There’s more than one recipe called a Peach Dream. This one uses cream, which seems most appropriate with peaches. It’s a fun little sweet treat, like something you might have been served at a soda counter in the 1950s, except with alcohol.
This drink mixes that flavor with a touch of peach schnapps and then mellows the whole thing down with some tonic water. It's a rather unique flavor that's absolutely worth trying if you can find the Kummel.