About Coffee Liqueur

About Coffee Liqueur
Coffee liqueurs, made with coffee and alcohol, are some of the most popular liqueurs in the world. Producers in countries around the world craft versions, from Ireland to Italy to Mexico. A basic type is creme de cacao, made from the extract of cocoa beans, while others coffee liqueurs are famed as particular brand names. Alcoholic content ranges from 18% to 30%.

Coffee liqueurs can be served hot or cold, neat or over ice or served with cola or, of course, coffee. They also serve as the base for famous cocktails such as a White or Black Russian.

Top Picks for Coffee Liqueur

Tia Maria Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
94 points
$27
A delicious, delicate yet complex, coffee liqueur to make cocktails with.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Coffee Liqueur
Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
94 points
$39
A delicious and bold coffee liqueur to use in cocktails, after dinner drinks, and baking; for the dark roast, espresso drinker.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Coffee Liqueur
Skip Rock Coffee Liqueur
94 points
$22
Best Buy
A very savory, umami-driven, and substantial coffee liqueur that will excel in cocktails.
Awards: 2021 Best Coffee Liqueur
94 points $22 Best Buy
Good Land Coffee Liqueur
92 points
$30
Make your mocha Chocolatini dance a little something extra.
Herencia De Plata Espresso Tequila Coffee Liqueur
92 points
$45
A decadent and delicious glass of sweetened coffee.
Makaio Coffee Liqueur
89 points
$12
Best Buy
Really rich, dark roasted flavors with plenty of sweetness on the palate.
89 points $12 Best Buy
Kikisi Coffee Liqueur
88 points
$18
Best Buy
Coffee leads on the nose and palate but the added complexity comes from a sweet mole sauce quality that is quite nice.
88 points $18 Best Buy
Senor Rio Coffee Liqueur
88 points
$21
Sweet, delicious, and a little sinful; this will make a tasty mocha milkshake.
Merlet C² Café Liqueur
84 points
$34
There's a savory and fruity dynamic here layered on dark roast coffee; quite intriguing.
Nite Owl Coffee Liqueur
80 points
$20
An herbal example of a coffee Liqueur.