Baileys Irish Cream, introduced in 1974, is an alcoholic liqueur from Ireland, made from cream and Irish whiskey.The product was manufactured by ‘Gilbeys of Ireland’ and was distributed by ‘Diageo’. The Whistler Irish cream is unique because it uses single-pot still Irish whiskey which uses triple distilled, malted and un-malted barley in its formulation. Its ridiculously thick, luxurious texture is the product of fat making up nearly half its content, and the process of indirect heating (scalding or clouting) which thickens and ‘clots’ somewhat. This gives it a hint of sweet and spice. Clotted cream has its origins in Cornwall and Devon – the capitals of cream tea in South West England. Irish Cream is a mixture of whiskey, cream, and sugar. Baileys Irish cream is by far the most popular brand on the market.

There's a world of cream liqueurs beyond the staple of Baileys and the realm of Irish creams as a whole.
It is also a flavor for a number of other sweets, such as ice cream. Irish cream is a cream liqueur based on Irish whiskey, cream and other flavourings. What is Baileys Irish Cream.

It is sold pre-blended and nearly always uses Irish whiskey as its base.

Types of Irish cream