About Best Buys

Best Buys are spirits that deliver great taste at a great price. We use an algorithm that compares the ratio of a product's suggested retail price to our score in order to calculate our Best Buy list. If you are on a budget, these bottles can't be beat! 



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Best Inexpensive Liqueurs

Merlet Creme De Cassis de Saintonge Fruit Liqueur
98 points
$23
Best Buy
An intense, complex and generous Creme de Cassis with bold, pure flavors; the go-to choice for Kir Royale, El Diablo and other classic cocktails.
98 points $23 Best Buy
Trader Joe’s Cocoa Cream Liqueur
94 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Giant chocolate flavors for your inner child; luxuriate with this over ice.
94 points $7.99 Best Buy
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 Egg Nog Cream Liqueur
94 points
$10
Best Buy
A richly spiced, creamy and balanced egg nog liqueur that is a delight to drink.
Awards: 2021 Chicago Indie Spirits Awards - Best Liqueur
94 points $10 Best Buy
Merlet Crème de Melon Liqueur
94 points
$13.95
Best Buy
A light and outgoing melon liqueur with an excellent sense of freshness and purity.
94 points $13.95 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
Dubbonnet Rouge Wine Aperitif
94 points
$17
Best Buy
Poured over ice, used in cocktails, or as an excellent addition to a punch, this is sure to please.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Wine Specialty
94 points $17 Best Buy
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
La Quintinye Vermouth Royal Rouge
94 points
$24
Best Buy
A nicely poised Vermouth well suited for a cocktail or sipping on the rocks.
Awards: 2022 Best Vermouth Sweet
94 points $24 Best Buy
Cinzano Extra Dry Vermouth
93 points
$8
Best Buy
A premium dry Vermouth that can stand alone or play well in cocktails; an excellent example of what you need it to be.
Awards: 2022 Best Vermouth Dry
93 points $8 Best Buy