- Baileys Irish Cream, is an Irish whiskey and cream based liqueur, made by R. A. Bailey & Co. of Dublin, Ireland.
According to the manufacturer, it is a unique irish spirit made from a mix of cream, sugar, cocoa and the finest irish spirits. Each bottle of Bailey's is 50% fresh cream, combined with triple distilled Irish Whiskey. It contains no additives or preservatives.
Over 75% of the raw ingredients used to make Baileys comes from the island of Ireland. The cream is fresh dairy cream that comes from pasture fed cows in Ireland. The whiskey is Irish Whiskey supplied from a number of distilleries including The Old Bushmills Distillery, County Antrim. The distinct style of Baileys is derived from a proprietary cocoa extract recipe giving Baileys its chocolate character and essence.
- The development of the Bailey's Irish Cream started in 1971 and it was launched in 1974 as the first Irish cream on the market.
- Bailey's Irish Cream has appeared in a variety of flavors over the years: Original, Mint Chocolate, Crème Caramel, Coffee, Hazelnut, Biscotti, Orange Truffle, Vanilla Cinnamon and Chocolate.