Cocktail Ingredient Glossary » Goldschläger

Goldschläger is a cinnamon schnapps now made in Italy, but originating from Switzerland. The liqueur is clear and has flakes of 23 karat gold leaf suspended in it. The amount of gold has been reported to be less than 0.1 grams per 750 mL bottle.

Goldschläger is German for "gold beater", a reference to the profession of gold leaf manufacturers, who beat gold metal into thin sheets.

Gold is an inert substance and is not harmful when ingested. Despite this, many rumors and urban legends persist surrounding the consumption of Goldschläger.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 30mL

Calories 101 (423 kJ)
from alcohol 66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Total Carbs. 7g 2%
Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 7g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Protein 0g
: Nutritional information disclaimer

*: Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your diet needs.

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