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What to Mix With Peach Schnapps: 7 Mixers (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on January 8, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Peach schnapps is a peach-flavored liqueur that’s sweet and clear with a notable peachy aroma.

While you can consume it straight, most drinkers prefer this drink in cocktails. 

Mixed with various beverages or mixers, Peach schnapps creates great-tasting drinks—from the classic Fuzzy Navel to the iconic Peach Me cocktail. 

But what to mix with peach schnapps to fully enjoy its taste and fruity flavor? Here’s our list.

Top 7 Mixers For Peach Schnapps 

7. Orange Juice

Glass of Orange Juice on Top of Wooden Table

Orange juice, mixed with peach schnapps, makes for a great Fuzzy Navel cocktail– a slightly alcoholic version of OJ. Use top-quality peach schnapps and enjoy. 

Prep Time: 3 mins

Total Time: 3 mins

Ingredients: 

  • Orange slice
  • 4.5oz orange juice
  • 1.5oz peach schnapps

Instructions: Fill your highball glass with ice and pour peach schnapps. Pour orange juice on top and garnish it with an orange slice. 

Serving: 1

6. Crown Royal

Bottle of Crown Royal

Create this tasty Royal Flush cocktail mixing Crown Royal whiskey and peach schnapps. You can add some cranberry juice for a more sophisticated drink.

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1tsp simple syrup
  • 1.5oz cranberry juice, unsweetened
  • 2oz Crown Royal Whiskey
  • 1oz peach schnapps 
  • Club soda

Instructions: Add ice and all liquid ingredients except club soda to your lowball glass. Stir to mix and pour club soda on top.  

Serving: 1

5. White Rum

Bottle of Bacardi White Rum

Try this Red Peach Pirate recipe– mixing your favorite white rum, peach schnapps, and orange juice. Topped with cherry and peach slices, you can enjoy a sweet and savory finish.

Prep Time: 3 mins.

Total Time: 3 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 4oz orange juice
  • 2oz peach schnapps
  • 2oz white rum 
  • Grenadine dash
  • Cherry and peach slice

Instructions: In your shake, mix all the ingredients over ice and shake well. Pour the mix into your glass filled with ice and drizzle it with grenadine syrup. Before serving, garnish it with a cherry and peach slice. 

Serving: 1

4. White Lemonade

2 glasses of White Lemonade

White lemonade, with a mix of peach schnapps, grenadine, vodka, and tea-infused gin, creates the tasty Georgia Peach– a southern cocktail drink with a little booze.  

“The bear, it emerged, drank only peach schnapps, which it sipped from delicate thimble-size glasses.”

— Lev Grossman, American Novelist

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1oz vodka
  • 0.5oz peach schnapps
  • 0.5oz tea-infused gin
  • 4oz white lemonade
  • Grenadine splash
  • Lime wheel

Instructions: Add ice, vodka, white lemonade, peach schnapps, and grenadine to your cocktail shaker. Shake until well mixed and strain it into your collins glass with ice. Before serving, garnish it with a lime wheel. 

Serving: 1

3. Green Tea

cup of green tea

Serve the tasty Green Tea Shot with a twist using real green tea. The combo of peach schnapps, green tea, Irish whiskey, sour mix, and Sprite makes a blast of flavors. 

Prep Time: 3 mins.

Total Time: 3 mins.

Ingredients: 

  • Splash of Sprite
  • 0.5oz sour mix
  • 0.5oz peach schnapps
  • 0.5oz Irish whiskey
  • 0.5oz green tea

Instructions: Mix all the ingredients (except Sprite) in a cocktail shaker and shake for about 10 seconds. Pour the mix into your glass with ice and top it with Sprite. 

Serving: 1

2. Vodka

Bottle of Grey Goose Vodka

Vodka and peach schnapps creates a sweet and fruity blend–a perfect indulgence. Try this Woo Woo cocktail recipe, and get a taste of this delightful mix.

Prep Time: 3 mins.

Total Time: 3 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1oz peach schnapps
  • 1oz vodka
  • 2oz cranberry juice
  • Lime wedge

Instructions: Add the liquid ingredients to your cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well, filter the mix into your chilled highball glass, and garnish it with a lime wedge. 

Serving: 1

1. Bourbon 

pouring whiskey on a glass

Peach schnapps tastes terrific with bourbon drinks like Woodford Reserve. If you want to enjoy a cocktail beyond the deceptive flavors of Fuzzy Navel, then try this Peach Me recipe.  

Prep Time: 3 mins.

Total Time: 3 mins. 

Ingredients: 

  • 2.5oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • Two orange slices
  • 3-dah orange Angostura bitters
  • One Luxardo maraschino cherry
  • 0.5oz peach schnapps

Instructions: In your mixing glass, muddle the cherry, bitters, and orange slices. Then, add the peach schnapps, bourbon, and ice. Strain the mix into your rocks glass with ice and garnish it with an orange slice. 

Serving: 1

Tip: We recommend using Archers Peach Schnapps, a great quality liqueur [1], for a great drinking experience. 

FAQs 

Can you drink straight peach schnapps?

You can drink peach schnapps [1] straight. However, we recommend not to as it’s too sweet.

If you prefer it this way, place it in tulip-shaped glass flutes at room temperature before drinking it. It is usually served as an after-dinner drink or an aperitif.

What kind of alcohol is in peach schnapps?

The kind of alcohol in peach schnapps is rectified grain spirit and distilled peaches. But aside from alcohol, it has small amounts of sugar and glycerin. 

How are you supposed to drink schnapps?

You should drink schnapps [2] stored at room temperature and served in a small glass.

Tulip-shaped flutes are the best glass to use. It’s also advisable to mix it with other drinks like bourbon, vodka, green tea, etc. 

Are you supposed to mix peach schnapps?

Yes. You’re supposed to mix peach schnapps to reduce its sweetness.

Mix it with orange juice or white lemonade to balance the taste. But if you prefer its sweetness, you can drink schnapps straight. 

Final Say

Peach schnapps is a versatile drink you can enjoy in various cocktails. 

Mix it with orange juice, Crown Royal whiskey, bourbon, vodka, green tea, white rum, and lemonade, and experience diverse flavors you’ll surely enjoy. 

So get all the ingredients ready and have a full blast of fruity, tasty flavors. 

References:

  1. https://www.thespruceeats.com/what-is-schnapps-759917 
  2. https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/travel/2019/12/making-case-schnaps 

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