About Cream Liqueur

About Cream Liqueur
Cream Liqueur, quite simply is a liqueur that has dairy cream added to a liquor. The most famous examples come from Ireland; they have a base of Irish whiskey; there are also version from Scotland, Canada, the US and several other countries.

Most of these cream liqueurs are in the 14% to 17% alcoholic range and are medium-sweet with flavors such as nougat, praline and chocolate. Most are served over the rocks. The category took off in the 1970s and although not as wildly popular today, it has remained strong.

Top Picks for Cream Liqueur

Kirkland Signature Irish Cream Liqueur
94 points
Creamy manila color. Creamy, toasty aromas and flavors of pecan cookie, almond biscotti, creamy tiramisu, and delicate spice with a creamy, bright, moderately sweet medium-full body and a smooth, compelling, long spicy egg nog, fruitcake, and fruit caramel finish. A delightfully drinkable, fruity and lightly spicy cream liqueur that is sure to please.
BOM BOM Coco Mochanut Liqueur
94 points
$24.99
Creamy medium brown color. Attractive aromas of dream bar and latte with a creamy, bright, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, interesting, long toasted coconut, caramelized nuts, chocolate cannoli, and sweet cream finish. A great creamy coconut chocolate liqueur that is sure to please.
94 points $24.99
Sassy Girl Rum C.R.E.A.M
94 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Creamy bone white color. Bright, attractive, creamy spicy aromas and flavors of key lime pie with graham cracker crust, light egg nog, coconut macaroon, and oatmeal cookie with a creamy, soft, sweet medium-full body and a tingling, complex, medium-long horchata and coconut flan finish. A delicious and delicately spicy cream liqueur.
94 points $16.99 Best Buy
La Crema Especial Horchata Liqueur
94 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Opaque creamy color. Attractive, toasty aromas of carrot cake and pumpkin pie and toasted coconut dream bar with a creamy, bright, moderately sweet medium-full body and a smooth, complex, medium-long sweet creamy horchata and graham cracker crusted mince meat pie finish. A delicious, complex and layered cream liqueur.
94 points $14.99 Best Buy
SomruS Original Indian Cream Liqueur
94 points
$24.99
Creamy clear color. Rich, complex aromas of cardamom and lemon yogurt with an oily, bright, sweet medium body and a seamless, layered, medium-long rose water pastry, sweet cream, and Indian spice cake finish. A vibrant and rather unique Indian spiced cream liqueur.
94 points $24.99
Jackson Morgan Southern Cream Southern Bread Pudding Liqueur
93 points
$22.99
Best Buy
Creamy taupe color. Aromas and flavors of raisin bread pudding, pecan pancakes, and creamy latte with a round, soft, moderately sweet medium body and an interesting, medium-length custard and wintergreen mint finish. A fun, slightly minty cream liqueur.
93 points $22.99 Best Buy
Jackson Morgan Southern Cream Peppermint Mocha Liqueur
93 points
$22.99
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Creamy light brown color. Creamy, minty aromas and flavors of chocolate mint cookie and sweet mocha cream with a creamy, bright, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and an effortless, interesting, medium-length Frango mint and whole cream finish. A well made, tasty creamy chocolate mint liqueur.
93 points $22.99 Best Buy
Sheelin White Chocolate Liqueur
93 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Opaque clear color. Bold, attractive, creamy toasty aromas of white chocolate smore and dulce de leche gelato with a creamy, soft, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a silky, delightful, long sweet cream and frosted cake finish. A delicious and layered white chocolate cream liqueur.
93 points $9.99 Best Buy
Sovrano Limoncello Cream
93 points
$39
Clear color. Rich, creamy, citrusy aromas of lemon meringue pie and whipping cream with a creamy, tangy, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long white chocolate and nougat finish. A sensationally delicious and pure lemon cream liqueur for after-dinner enjoyment.
BOM BOM Nilli Vanilli Almondmilk Rum Liqueur
92 points
$21.99
Best Buy
Opaque creamy light beige color. Aromas of corn pops cereal, sweet cream, wafer cookie, and white chocolate with a creamy, crisp, sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, medium-length rice milk and warm spices finish. A sweet, creamy liqueur that is effortlessly drinkable.
Awards: 2017 Best Cream Liqueur
92 points $21.99 Best Buy