What is Schnapps?

Schnapps is commonly thought of as a sugary concoction, but if you look at the classics you might find your biases are outdated. Willy Shine shares his take and a few recipes

Black Forest Flip
1oz Kirsch Grande Reserve Trimbach
.5oz Jägermeister
.5oz Lustau Pedro Ximenez
.5oz Cream
.5 grade b maple syrup
Whole egg
Grated nutmeg & cinnamon

Shake strain into chilled glass


Austrian Swizzle
1oz Fords Gin
1oz Kirsch Grande Reserve Trimbach
1oz fresh apple cider
.75oz lime juice
.75oz ginger syrup
2 dash bitters
Garnish mint sprig & grated nutmeg

Shake strain & top with crushed ice