There are so many types of spirits on the market that it can be difficult to know which one to choose. Do you want a creamy liqueur or a liquid one? In this article, we’ll compare and contrast cream liqueurs and liquid liqueurs, so you can make an informed decision the next time you’re shopping for a new bottle.
Liqueurs: small pleasures
Liqueurs are a type of alcoholic beverage that is usually sweet and is often used in mixed drinks. They are made by infusing flavored spirits, and can be cream liqueurs or liquid liqueurs.
Types of liquors
The types of liqueurs that we can find in the market range from grass liqueurs, fruit, dry, sweet and more.
Today we are going to differentiate in a first subgroup such as cream and liquid liqueurs.
As the name suggests, these liqueurs contain cream and have a thicker consistency than liquid liqueurs. They are often used in mixed drinks or as a topping for desserts. Some of the most popular cream liqueurs are Baileys Irish Cream, Amarula
Cream liqueurs are thick and creamy, due to the addition of dairy products such as cream, condensed milk, or evaporated milk. They are high in calories and fat, and their alcohol content can range between 15% and 34%.
instead, they have a thinner consistency than cream liqueurs and are often used as mixers in cocktails. Some of the most popular liquid spirits are vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and whiskey.
Liquid liqueurs are usually clear or very light in color, and are less sweet than cream liqueurs. Its alcohol content can range between 20% and 50%.
Some experiences to discover
Now that we know the difference between cream liqueurs, let’s look at some of the liqueurs in each category that will make you fall in love.
Orujo Cream Liqueur:
The pomace cream liqueur is produced in Italy following an old family recipe. It is made with pomace, the solid residue that remains after pressing the grapes for wine, and is distilled in copper stills. The result is a smooth and creamy liqueur with hints of chocolate and coffee.
Rice liquor is a kind of liquid liquor that is very popular in Asia. It is made by infusing rice with spirits, and usually has a sweet, nutty flavor.
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Do you like horchata? you will fall in love with its liquor It is made with horchata, a traditional Spanish drink made with tiger nuts. The result is a sweet and creamy liqueur with hints of cinnamon and almond.
Licor de crema de Horchata13,04€
Tequila and strawberry liqueur
Creamy Strawberry Tequila Liqueur is a delicious and refreshing combination. The sweetness of the strawberries is balanced by the tequila, making it a perfect summer drink.
Made with the remains of the winemaking process. This gives it a unique flavor that is both sweet and sour. It is perfect to drink alone or to prepare mixed drinks.
Coffee liqueur is a type of liqueur that is made by infusing coffee beans with spirits. It is perfect for those who love the taste of coffee and want to enjoy it in a different way.
There are two variants: the Galician coffee liqueur and the Valencian coffee liqueur, discover it.
Herbal liqueur is a type of liqueur made by macerating herbs in alcohol. It is perfect for those who want to enjoy the benefits of herbs in a delicious way.
A unique liqueur based on Valencian oranges. It is perfect for those who want to enjoy the flavor of orange in a different way.
Limoncello, of Italian origin, is a type of liquor made with lemons, ideal for after meals and desserts.
Whiskey, Cinnamon and Chilli Liqueur
The whiskey, cinnamon and chilli liqueur combines 3 experiences in one. The body of the whiskey, the aroma of cinnamon and the explosion of chilli. you dare?
And finally, for lovers of living on the edge, we have options like
Anise liqueur (Cazalla)
Cazalla is a type of anise liqueur that is very popular in Spain. Despite the aniseed aroma, don’t be fooled. It is a liquor disguised as a lamb, with a high alcohol content you will feel it from top to bottom.
But if you’re looking for the leader in alcohol content…ABSINTA, not for the faint of heart.
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What’s the verdict?
The next time you’re shopping for a bottle of liquor, remember to experiment.
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