Schnapps

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Schnapps (or schnaps) is an alcoholic beverage, specifically, a distilled one (from potatoes, or other fruits). The word is German in origin (Schnaps), and, following German usage, has come to be a general term for any type of tipple. However, it also has two specific meanings: in Europe, it means a clear spirit or a fruit brandy, while in North America schnapps are flavoured liqueurs, served after dinner, or as the basis for several popular cocktails.

Popular schnapps cocktails include the Fuzzy Navel (peach schnapps and orange juice) and in Australia butterscotch schnapps and Harvey's Bristol Cream is popular.