Our Favorite Cream Liqueurs

Cream liqueurs can be made with any spirit so you can find whiskey, rum, or even tequila versions. Enjoy on the rocks or in layered shot drinks like a B-52 or a Buttery Nipple. When it’s cold out, you can spike your coffee or hot cocoa. Treat yo self with our favorites below!
Dec 24, 2019
  • 10
    3.69 out of 5 stars
    1921 Crema de Tequila is made with the brand's blanco tequila as its base. It is dairy-free as well as gluten-free. Bottled at 30 proof.
  • 9
    4.07 out of 5 stars
    Amarula Cream Liqueur is made with the fruit of African Marula trees which are a favorite treat for elephants. The fruit is de-stoned, crushed, and fermented to make a wine. This wine is then distilled and the Marula brandy is aged for two years in French oak. The brandy is blended with cream and sugar.
  • 8
    4.19 out of 5 stars
    Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream is made using Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Bottled at 30 proof.
  • 7
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Forty Creek Cream Liqueur is made using Forty Creek Canadian Whisky and fresh dairy cream. Bottled at 34 proof.
  • 6
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Arran Gold Cream Liqueur is made using malt whisky from the Arran Distillery located just off the coast of Scotland in the Firth of Clyde. Introduced in 2004, this cream liqueur is bottled at 17% ABV.
  • 5
    3.77 out of 5 stars
    First introduced in 1974, Baileys Original Irish Cream is made from Irish whiskey, Irish cream, spirit, and chocolate. This brand is currently owned by Diageo and there are many other flavors in the Baileys portfolio including vegan and gluten free versions. Bottled at 17% ABV in Ireland.
  • 4
    3.34 out of 5 stars
    RumChata is a liqueur made with Caribbean rum and dairy cream from Wisconsin. Cinnamon, vanilla, and sugar are also used. It is based on Horchata, a Latin American beverage made from rice, sugar, vanilla, and other spices.
  • 3
    3.91 out of 5 stars
    Nooku Bourbon Cream is made with two ingredients: dairy cream and bourbon from Old Elk Distillery that's aged for two years. The brand prides itself on foregoing the use of artificial coloring, flavoring, or added sugar and bottles the liqueur at 17% ABV. In addition to Nooku's original flavor, it also comes in Peppermint and Hot Chocolate varieties.
  • 2
    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur is made in Ireland from cream from grass-fed cows, Irish whiskey, real chocolate, and "Irish spirit." It is made from the same milk used to create the brand's cheese and butter. First introduced in 2014, it is bottled at 17% ABV.
  • 1
    4.05 out of 5 stars
    Made in Derry, Northern Ireland, Saint Brendan’s Irish Cream uses a blend of Irish whiskey and fresh cream. The brand claims a higher butterfat content than its counterparts.