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apricot schnapps

Type

Liqueurs, fruit-flavored

Description

Generic for a particular style of liqueur with natural and/or artificial -- but particularly pronounced -- apricot flavoring in neutral spirit base. Rarely produced as a schnapps, apricot is much better known as a flavoring in brandy-based liqueurs. In general, fruit schnapps liqueurs are lower in proof than other liqueur types (unlike their herbal counterparts, mint and cinnnamon schnapps liqueurs which are sometimes produced at up to 100 proof.)

Flavor

apricot

Availability

Rare.

Substitute

apricot-flavored brandy, other apricot liqueur, peach liqueur, peach-flavored brandy

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