When considering the cream liqueur category, it is often difficult to see past its most famous exponent, the brand that first invented, and then became, the entire category. But these days, despite Bailey's continued dominance, there is more choice available than ever before for those prepared to seek out the margins.
Distilled from the fermented fruit of the Marula tree, a native of the African plains. The spirit is aged for three years, then blended with cream. If you like Bailey's you should give this a try. IWSC 2012 - Gold Medal - Liqueurs
Quality rum-based coffee liqueur. Kahlua is a necessary ingredient for many classic shorts as well as Black or White Russians, Mudslides - the list is practically endless. An essential tool of the trade.
Arran Gold is a cream liqueur based on Arran's single malt whisky, and was named as the 'World's Best Whisky Liqueur' at Whisky Magazine's World Whisky Awards 2007 - what more recommendation do you need?
Baileys Chocolate Luxe is a blend of Baileys Irish Cream and Belgian chocolate which took more than 3 years to perfect. The head of the creation team travelled across 3 continents to personally taste 200 varieties of the world's finest chocolates (an enviable task if ever we heard one) and then worked on 800 recipes, including using Madagascan vanilla to create this delicious liqueur.
High quality caramel liqueur from French artisan producer. All the Briottet range have proper 'real' flavour integrity - they taste like the thing itself, not some confected approximation. Highly recommended.