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You have a bottle of peach schnapps and don’t know what to do with it – fear not!

It is a versatile drink that can be used to make a variety of mixed drinks and easy cocktails.

In this article, you will learn what peach shnapps is and what goes with it.


What is peach schnapps?

Schnapps is a type of alcoholic beverage that may take several forms, including distilled fruit brandies, herbal liqueurs, infusions, and flavored liqueurs made by adding fruit syrups, spices, or artificial flavorings to neutral grain spirits (e.g., vodka). It has intense peach and fruity flavors.

Alcohol content of peach schnapps

Peach schnapps has an alcohol content typically between 15% and 20% alcohol by volume (ABV), though some can be higher. Check the bottle before you buy or use.

Mixed drinks with peach schnapps

Let’s start with some quick and easy mixer drinks. There are lots of mixer drinks from lemonades (Sprite) to juices that you can add to peach schnapps to make a delicious drink.


Fuzzy Navel recipe

Peach Schnapps mixed with orange juice. To make a pitcher, use a 1:2 ratio.
Servings 1


  • 3 ounces peach schnapps
  • 6 ounces orange juice (no sugar added)
  • Ice
  • orange slices


  • Add ice to a highball glass.
  • Pour in the schnapps and orange juice and stir.
  • Garnish with orange slices (optional).

Peach Schnapps Fizz recipe

Peach schnapps mixed with club soda or lemon-lime soda and a squeeze of lime. To make a pitcher, use a 1:2 ratio.
Servings 1


  • 3 ounces peach schnapps
  • 6 ounces club soda or lemon-lime soda e.g., lemonade, Sprite, 7-UP etc.
  • Ice
  • Lime juice
  • Lime wedge


  • Add ice to a highball glass.
  • Pour in the peach schnapps and club soda or lemon-lime soda.
  • Add a dash of lime juice and stir well.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge.

Peach Schnapps easy cocktails

Peach schnapps can be used to make white peach sangria and all kinds of cocktails. It can be mixed with most liquors, including vodka, rum and whiskey.


Woo Woo cocktail recipe

Peach schnapps, vodka, cranberry juice and lime. An easy summer or holiday cocktail.


  • 1 ounces peach schnapps
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces cranberry juice
  • lime juice
  • ice
  • lime wedge


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Add the vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and a few drops of lime juice.
  • Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with lime.

Georgia Peach cocktail recipe

Peach schnapps, white rum, orange and cranberry juice with lime.
Servings 1


  • 1 ounce peach schnapps
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • 2 ounces orange juice (no added sugar)
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Peach slices


  • Fill a highball glass with ice.
  • Add the peach schnapps, rum and orange juice. Stir well.
  • Pour the cranberry juice into the centre of the glass slowly.
  • Garnish with a peach slice.

Grand Master cocktail recipe

Peach schnapps, whiskey, cranberry juice, club soda and lemon
Servings 1


  • 1 ounce peach schnapps
  • 1.5 ounces whiskey
  • 1.5 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1.5 ounces club soda
  • .25 ounce sugar syrup
  • Lemon wedge


  • Add ice to a highball glass.
  • Pour in the peach schnapps, whiskey, cranberry, club soda and simple syrup.
  • Mix well and garnish with lemon.
Garnishes add visual appeal to cocktails

Presentation tips for easy cocktails

Just because the ingredients are simple doesn’t mean you can’t impress your friends and family with easy cocktails. So, presentation really is everything.

You may have to work with what you have to hand, but the following will go a long way in making your deceptively easy cocktails look like they were made by a mixologist in a fancy bar.

Try to incorporate some of the following to take your cocktail to the next level:


Use real glasses if you can. Plastic ones just aren’t the same and are terrible for the planet.

Having the correct glass can make a huge difference to the look and feel of your cocktail.

So, if you are making a Martini, try to present them in a Martini glass etc.

If you are on a tight budget and like to reuse and recycle, charity shops like Goodwill are packed with all kinds of contemporary and cool vintage glasses for rock bottom prices.

But, don’t stress about it. Use what you have to hand if buying glasses is not an option.


Have lots of ice to hand and different kinds, if possible. For example, large cubes, crushed ice or themed ice (Valentines, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas-themed cubes).

As well as looking good and keeping your drinks nice and cold, ice will help make your cocktails stretch further if you are on a budget.


Slices of lemon, lime, orange for garnish can elevate any cocktail and make it look finished.

Fresh cranberries and pomegranates are perfect garnishes for Holiday parties.


Mint and thyme add both flavor and visual appeal to almost any cocktail.

Drink stirrers

Holiday themed or cool vintage glass stirrers can give a professional look to your cocktail.

Straws (paper)

Colorful and themed straws finish the look and, of course, can help lipstick last longer!

Read with confidence: I am WSET L2 Award in Spirits & Diagio Bar Academy certified.