Articles Tagged: creme

Chocolate Covered Pomegranate

Ingredients:
1 oz pomegranate liqueur
1 oz dark chocolate liqueur
1 oz creme (or more to flavor)

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into martini glass. Substitute ice cream for the creme and blend. Pour into martini glass.… Read more

What’s the difference between a cream liqueur and a crème liqueur?

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Sometimes it seems to take a special dictionary to navigate the cocktail world. For instance, while it is true that crème is the French word for cream, a crème liqueur and a cream liqueur are not the same.

Cream liqueurs, such as Baileys or Carolans Irish cream, contain dairy cream. Crème liqueurs, such as crème de menthe and crème de cacao, have more sugar than other liqueurs and therefore a thicker consistency. They do not, … Read more

Rothman & Winter Creme de Violette Review

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Crème de violette was a part of pre-Prohibition American cocktails like the Aviation and Blue Moon. Until a couple years ago, it was no longer available in the U.S. Rothman & Winter is now ensuring we get our pretty purple cocktails, and its crème de violette is widely available for under $25.

Made with violets, it has a light floral aroma and a pleasing sweet taste. If you like old-fashioned violet candies, you’ll love crème … Read more

Gioia Luisa Lemoncello Creme Review

When I first saw the Gioia Luisa Lemoncello Creme bottle, I knew that something delicious was inside. And I was right.

This liqueur is creamy and sweet with a very pleasant lemon flavor.

The milky mouthfeel lends richness without a heavy or syrupy feeling. Without being too sugary, it gives you a pleasant lemon candy flavor with some alcohol punch.

As with other limoncello, there is no tartness since only the zest of the lemon … Read more