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Old Tom Horan

Old Tom Horan
Irish Cream Liqueur

Category: Cream Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 17%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$17.88

Old Tom Horan
Irish Cream Liqueur

Category: Cream Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 17%
Creamy khaki beige color. Creamy aromas of caramelized nuts, powdered milk, pepper dust, and cheese danish with a glycerous, bright, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, engaging, breezy fruity caramel, cookies and ice cream, milk, and hint of marzipan finish. A solid cream liqueur.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied & Mild
Aroma Aroma: caramelized nuts, powdered milk, pepper dust, and cheese danish
Taste Flavor: fruity caramel, cookies and ice cream, milk, and hint of marzipan
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: Now neat and on the rocks
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid cream liqueur.

The Producer or Importer

Distiller Sales Company

The Producer or  Importer
500 Washington Ave S, Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55415
USA
1 612-436-2626

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Cream Liqueur

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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.