，喝下時會帶著淡淡的果香。它的味道有點類似eau de vie 白蘭地，
釀schnaps的原料是蘋果或梨子，叫Obstler or Obstbrand，在德國北
Schnapps is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage. The English word schnapps
drink but particularly those containing at least 32% ABV. American schnapps,
however, are liqueurs.
Schnaps is a Low German noun that means swallow; it has been documented
in its High German meaning since before the 18th century.
German Schnaps is clear, colorless, and has a light fruit flavor. It is distilled
from fermented fruit must, is bottled with noadded sugar, and normally contains
called Obstler or Obstbrand (from the German Obst, fruit).Obstler are associated
with the southern part of the German language area. In northern Germany, almost
all traditional distilled beverages are grain-based.
Equivalent beverages exist all over central and southeastern Europe, where they
A broader definition of Schnaps includes other German-made spirits such as Kräuterlikör
The main kinds of fruit used for German Schnaps are apples, pears, plums, and cherries
— listed here in order from the leastexpensive to the most. Apricot is another popular
fruit that is often used in Austrian Schnaps (Marillenschnaps). Fruits other than these
five kinds are rarely used for German Schnaps. Apples are usually used together with
Plums make Zwetschgenwasser, and cherries
produced by means of fermenting raspberries (Himbeeren), which produce a low yield
of alcohol due to their low sugar content. Instead, rectified spirit is infused with fresh
raspberries, and this is then distilled.