Drinks In Switzerland: 14 Best Swiss Beverages And Non Alcoholic Swiss Drinks

Last updated on May 9th, 2021 at 02:44 pm

Today we will write about drinks in Switzerland with the best 14 best Swiss beverages. There are also non alcoholic Swiss drinks like apple juice and hot chocolate that are a must to try in Switzerland. Read here Switzerland food, Swiss breakfast and vegetarian dishes in Switzerland.

Apart from what to drink in Switzerland the prices on average a coffee and hot chocolate can cost 4 CHF, a beer and wine 7 CHF and for dinks like cocktails expect to pay around 11 CHF depending how fancy is the bar and the restaurant in Switzerland..

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Drinks In Switzerland: 14 Best Swiss Beverages And Non Alcoholic Swiss Drinks

1. Absinthe

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Absinthe is the most popular of the drinks in Switzerland strong with green color made from green anise and other herbs. Absinthe was originated in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland in the 18th century.

2. Glühwein

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Glühwein is one of the most popular Swiss beverages for Christmas. Glühwein is the warm red wine in Switzerland cooked with herbs, spices, fruits and sugar. You will see Glühwein in winter markets (Switzerland and Europe) and restaurants. You can always buy as a souvenir to your friends.

3. Flämmli

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Flämmli is a typical winter drink in Switzerland. Flämmli is a flame coffee made of two cups of espresso and sugar perfect for winter time. You can make at home or you can have in cafes and restaurants in Switzerland. Prices are around 7 CHF.

4. Schümli Pflümli

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Schümli Pflümli is a warm coffee typical from Switzerland. Schümli Pflümli is perfect after a hike in winter warm coffee with brandy and cream on the top. Prices are around 8 CHF.

5. Hugo

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Hugo is a cold drink similar to an aperol spritz. Hugo is original from Italy but it became one of the most popular in Swiss drinks. Hugo is made of prosecco, ice and mint. Hugo is perfect drink for the summer in Switzerland. Price is around 10 CHF.

6. Holdrio

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Holdrio is a Swiss drink typical Switzerland at winter. Holdrio is warm made of of schnapps with tea plum, herbal schnapps and you can add sugar. Price is around 8 CHF.

7. Jagertee

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Jagertee is a popular Swiss beverage also called Rhum Punch. Jagertee is made of tea (black or red), red wine and rum. Jagertee is similar to Holdrio and perfect to drink in winter in Switzerland. Price is around 10 CHF.

8. ETTER PEAR WILLIAMS

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Etter Pear Williams is coming from the Valais region of Switzerland. Etter Pear Williams is a fruit based distilled beverages in Switzerland perfect digestive after a nice meal. Price is around 60 CHF for a bottle of 70 cl.

9. GOLDSCHLÄGER

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Goldschläger is a typical Swiss beverage only produced in Switzerland. Goldschläger is a Swiss cinnamon liqueur with small golden flakes floating. You can have as aperitive or mixed with cocktails. Price are around 30 CHF for a bottle of 70 cl.

10. WINE

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Swiss wine is my favorite Swiss drink to partner with food in Switzerland. There are a lot of vineyards in Geneva, Ticino, Vaud and Valais. You can choose white and red wine in Switzerland. The price of a glass of wine is around 6-8 CHF.

11. SWISS BEER

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Trying Swiss Beer is also a must since they are really good ones. I’m just posting my favorite one and you can find in the supermarket and bars. Price of a bottle of beer in a bar is around 5-7 CHF.

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12. Hot Chocolate

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Hot Chocolate is the most popular of the drinks in Switzerland (non alcoholic). What to drink in Switzerland for breakfast? You can have hot chocolate anytime in Switzerland especially in winter. Hot chocolate is made with powder chocolate mixed with hot milk. Prices is similar than a coffee around 5 CHF.

13. Apple Juice

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Apple Juice is a popular non alcoholic drink in Switzerland. Apple juice or Süssmost can be served warm or even cold depending on the season in Switzerland. When you make warm apple juice at Christmas time you can cloves and a cinnamon stick when boiling.

14. Punsch

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Punsch is a fruit flavored syrup usually mixed with water warm in winter and cold in summer. There are different fruits like apple or orange and you can also make an alcoholic punsch with rum.

WHERE TO STAY IN SWITZERLAND

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There’s no lack of hostels, backpacker inns, and budget hotels anywhere in Switzerland. These rooms can go anywhere between 50-100 CHF per night for accommodation in Switzerland. If you are looking for mid budget and luxury hotels prices are starting from 200-300 CHF.

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!