Irish cream

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Carolans brand
Kerrygold brand

Irish cream is a cream liqueur based on Irish whiskey, cream and other flavorings. It typically has an ABV (alcohol by volume) level of 15 to 20% and is served on its own or in mixed drinks, most commonly Irish coffee. Its largest markets are the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.

Brands[edit]

Top brands of Irish cream include Baileys, Kerrygold, Carolans and Saint Brendan's. The largest manufacturer is Diageo.

Use[edit]

Irish cream is served straight, on the rocks and, most commonly, in a mixed drink, often in combination with Kahlúa in an Irish coffee or hot chocolate. It is also a common addition to White Russians. Some use Irish cream to flavour desserts and other sweet treats.