Baileys Logo – Baileys Irish Cream (Baileys Irish Cream) is a liqueur based on Scotch Irish and cream, made by RA Bailey & Co. of Dublin, Ireland. The brand is now owned by Diageo. As indicated, its alcohol content is 17% by volume. Introduced in 1974, Baileys was the first liquor Irish cream on the market. Currently the number of spirits of this kind has been increasing.
Baileys was the first to combine cream liquor and alcohol in a manner sufficiently stable to allow its commercialization. Whiskey and cream are homogenized to form an emulsion, with the aid of an emulsifier containing refined vegetable oil. This process prevents separation of the whiskey and cream during storage. The proportion of the rest of the ingredients used is not known, but includes chocolate, vanilla, caramel, sugar and cinnamon.
According to the manufacturer, no preservatives are used. The whiskey is enough to keep the cream. The cream used in this drink comes from Avonmore Waterford Plc, a dairy cooperative located about 112 km from Dublin. Using more than 4 million liters of Irish cream Baileys to produce, which represents 4.3% of total milk production in Ireland.
Irish Cream can be drunk with ice alone or as part of a cocktail. It is also common to take it with coffee instead of cream, without heating the liquor served with Horlicks. Like milk, cream cut by contact with acidic. The cream and milk contain casein which coagulates when mixed with acids such as lemon or tonic water. While this is often undesirable in many cocktails are looking especially cause clotting. Baileys Coffee is served using a measure of Baileys in a cup of coffee and topped with cream.