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 finish conveying notes of 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 Country Cream
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 finish with accents of 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
Sovrano Limoncello Cream Liqueur
93 points
$48
Opaque creamy straw yellow color. Inviting aromas and flavors of lemon chiffon cake, buttercream, vanilla custard, and lemon bar with a creamy, vibrant, very sweet full body and a graceful, medium-length finish with accents of lemon shortbread cookies and whipped cream finish. A decadent, creamy lemon liqueur that’s easy to love.
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, brisk mango lassi, powdered sugar, candied lemon peel, and coconut milk finish. A delicious liqueur that offers distinctive mango notes.
93 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 finish evoking suggestions of 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 finish evoking accents of Frango mint and whole cream finish. A well made, tasty creamy chocolate mint liqueur.
93 points $22.99 Best Buy
Feeney’s Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur
92 points
$22
Best Buy
Creamy taupe color. Aromas of tootsie roll, toffee, milk and honey, and toast with a glycerous, crisp, sweet medium body and a polished, captivating, medium-length caramel chew, hazelnut latte, waffle cones, Irish whiskey, and fresh cream finish. A rich Irish cream that is effortlessly drinkable.
92 points $22 Best Buy
Colina Colada Ron Con Horchata Liqueur
92 points
$22.99
Best Buy
Creamy opaque cream color. Aromas of flaky pie crusts, vanilla candle, condensed milk, horchata, and almond milk with a creamy, bright, sweet full body and an effortless, appealing, medium-long cafe au lait, yogurt covered nuts, and Christmas cookies finish. An effortlessly drinkable, totally tasty horchata liqueur with craveable creamy character.
92 points $22.99 Best Buy
Sugarlands Distilling Co. Appalachian Sippin Cream Pumpkin Spice Latte Liqueur
92 points
$25
Creamy opaque reddish mahogany color. Baked aromas of sweet tea, clove, pumpkin latte, candied pecan, buttered popcorn, and sticky buns with a creamy, lively, sweet medium body and an effortless, interesting, medium-long chai tea, praline, and butterscotch pudding finish. An absurdly delicious cream liqueur that’s impossible not to love.