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

Sugarlands Distilling Co. Appalachian Sippin Cream Butter Pecan Liqueur
95 points
$25
Opaque cream color. Inviting aromas and flavors of snickerdoodle cookie, fresh baked cinnamon-sugar pretzel, condensed milk, and buttery caramel popcorn with a creamy, vibrant, sweet medium-to-full body and a seamless, refreshing, medium-long all butter sugar cookies and almond windmill cookies finish. Enticing fresh-baked aromas and craveable cookie-like flavors will make this liqueur a smash hit at holiday festivities.
Awards: 2018 Best 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
Somrus Alphonso Mango Cream Liqueur
93 points
$24.99
Creamy orange color. Candied aromas of mandarin segments in syrup, tangerine cake, and mango sherbet with a creamy, soft, sweet medium body and a tingling, swift mango lassi, powdered sugar, candied lemon peel, and coconut milk finish. A delicious liqueur that offers distinctive mango notes.
93 points $24.99
Sovrano Limoncello Cream Liqueur
93 points
$48
Light gold color. Aromas of lemon curd, vanilla kefir, goat’s milk, and lemon oil with a creamy, crisp, sweet medium-to-full body and a seamless, relaxed sweet cream and lemon drop candies finish. A creamy, lemony treat that begs another sip.
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
Best Buy
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