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These super delicious butterscotch schnapps drinks are perfect for after dinner drinks or for most any other occasion. The sweet flavor of butterscotch is a prominent characteristic in all of the following cocktails.
The Best Butterscotch Schnapps Drinks
Whether it’s your first time trying out butterscotch schnapps or you’re a butterscotch schnapps afficionado and just want to try something new, the following butterscotch schnapps drinks are sure to be hits.
Butterscotch schnapps is a liqueur and with its sweet and strong candy like flavor when added into most cocktails it becomes the highlight of the drink.
From simple two ingredients shots to more elaborate several ingredient cocktails there is something for everyone in the list below.
This shot is a combination of equal parts butterscotch schnapps, Southern comfort and Irish cream. You simply add them all to your shaker and mix them up.
The resulting flavor is similar to a butterscotch candy, however, with the addition of the southern comfort in the shot you also have a strong alcoholic bite to it.
This shot is actually almost identical to the shot below. They both call for equal parts of butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream.
The difference is that the copper camel is a mixed shot. So you take your butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream and mix them together in your shaker.
This dirty named drink is actually really simple to make. It is a two ingredient layer shot made from butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream.
The resulting shot tastes very similar to a Werther’s original candy. You do have to spend a little extra time making this shot as you have to pour slowly to make sure that the layering works properly.
There are several variations of this sweet and creamy drink with a dirty name. Most all of them involve butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream with sometimes having additions of rum or various flavors of vodka.
Clocking in at definitely the most elaborate drink on the list this Irish breakfast shots and is taken in several parts.
To make this shot, combine whiskey and butterscotch schnapps
If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you might want to try this alcoholic butterbeer recipe out. It has 5 ingredients – including vanilla vodka and of course, butterscotch schnapps. This is a fun themed drink that is great for sipping on your own, or as a centerpiece for your next Harry Potter party or movienight.
This is a slight twist on the buttery nipple. Simply use ½ oz of Butterscotch Schnapps instead of 1 oz. And add ½ oz of Goldschlager. This one still has the creamy, butterscotch flavor, but with an extra zing from the cinnamon.
This fun and sweet butterfinger shot is super easy to make. If you love butterfinger candy bars, you have to try this out. You only need butterscotch schnapps, Irish cream and Kahlua. And, if you want to make it extra decadent, rim it with chocolate syrup and a crushed butterfinger.
The cookie shot can be done as a low-ball or a shot. It is a simple to make 4 ingredient drink. The best part about this cocktail is that is tastes just like an oatmeal cookie. What could be better than that?
Butterscotch Schnapps Drinks FAQ
What is Butterscotch Schnapps
Butterscotch schnapps is a very sweet butterscotch flavored liqueur. It clocks in at around 15% alcohol by volume or 30 proof. It tastes very similar to butterscotch sauce or a butterscotch candy.
Can You drink butterscotch schnapps straight?
Yes, you can definitely drink butterscotch schnapps straight. In fact, some people like to take a shot or sip a shot of butterscotch schnapps after dinner.
How much alcohol is in a shot of butterscotch schnapps?
There is 15% alcohol by volume in a shot of butterscotch schnapps.
Does butterscotch schnapps need to be refrigerated?
No, butterscotch schnapps does not need to be refrigerated. Due to the alcohol content it can be kept for quite a while as long as it is in a cool dry place. However, if you prefer to enjoy your schnapps refrigerated you can certainly do so.