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

Evan Williams Egg Nog Cream Liqueur
94 points
$10
Best Buy
Christmas cheer in a bottle any time of year.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Cream Liqueur
94 points $10 Best Buy
Pennsylvania Dutch Strawberries & Cream Liqueur
94 points
$14
Best Buy
Creamy smooth and perfectly executed; The Dude abides and you can make your White Russian a pink, fruity, fun strawberry Russian.
Awards: 2022 Best Cream Liqueur
94 points $14 Best Buy
Trader Joe’s Cocoa Cream Liqueur
94 points
$7.99
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Giant chocolate flavors for your inner child; luxuriate with this over ice.
94 points $7.99 Best Buy
Pennsylvania Dutch Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur
93 points
$14
Best Buy
A sweet, creamy, caramel liqueur that would be delicious in your after dinner coffee.
93 points $14 Best Buy
Jd Shore Rum Cream Liqueur
93 points
$27
A wildly delicious cream liqueur with superbly balanced fresh creamy and delicately fruity and spicy flavors; dangerously drinkable.
Dooley’s Toffee Cream Liqueur
93 points
$19
Best Buy
A spot-on Cream Liqueur with delicious chocolatey and caramel flavors.
Awards: 2021 Best Cream Liqueur
93 points $19 Best Buy
Kirkland Signature Irish Cream Liqueur
92 points
$16
Best Buy
Blend it up with some ice and garnish with chocolate shavings for an adult birthday party; seriously make this happen.
92 points $16 Best Buy
Sugarlands Distilling Co. Banana Pudding Appalachian Sippin Cream Liqueur
92 points
$25
Best Buy
This stuff is bananas: B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
92 points $25 Best Buy
Hotel Chocolat Velvetised Chocolate Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur
92 points
$29.99
A super rich and creamy liqueur with lovely toffee and caramel notes.
92 points $29.99
Maestro Café Caffé Cream Liqueur
92 points
$29
A deliciously balanced cream liqueur with craveable coffee and cream flavors.