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Cormac

Cormac
Irish Cream Liqueur

Category: Cream Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 13.9%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$8.99
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Cormac
Irish Cream Liqueur

Category: Cream Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 13.9%
Light brown color. Creamy aromas of coconut confection, malted milk ball, chocolate candy, and toffee with a creamy, soft, very sweet medium body and a graceful, crisp toasted almond, coffee yogurt, and Neapolitan ice cream finish. A creamy, confected liqueur to spike coffee and hot chocolate.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied & Mild
Aroma Aroma: coconut confection, malted milk ball, chocolate candy, and toffee
Taste Flavor: toasted almond, coffee yogurt, and Neapolitan ice cream
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Irish Coffee, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A creamy, confected liqueur to spike coffee and hot chocolate.

The Importer

Misa Imports

The Importer
1502 Viceroy Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
USA
1 972-235-3834

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Cream Liqueur

Spirits Glass Cream.jpg
Serve in a Rocks Glass
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.