Episode 69

Published on:

10th Sep 2021

Episode 69: Baileys Irish Cream

Episode 69 features Baileys Irish Cream, the best selling liqueur in the world. Bottled in 750ml at 17% ABV, or 34 proof, it retails for $29.

Enjoy this episode with some Baileys neat, on the rocks, or baked into your favorite dessert!

Baileys' official website: https://www.baileys.com/en-us/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1973 - Idea for Baileys created by David Gluckman and Hugh Reade Seymour-Davies, in partnership with Tom Jago of International Distillers & Vintners
  • 1974 - Baileys launches in the UK
  • 2010s - Baileys is the best selling liqueur in the world

Key Cocktails:

Baileys is great chilled by itself, but has a home in many cocktails, as well as in the kitchen, just substitute the milk in a recipe for Baileys!


Irish Times Story by David Gluckman on Baileys Creation

Book: That Sh*t Won't Sell by Daivd Gluckman

Tom Jago's Perspective from The Drinks Business

Wikipedia Article on Baileys

Drinks.ng Listing on Baileys

YouTube Video on How It's Made

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About the Podcast

Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur is a podcast for anyone that enjoys distilled spirits!

Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

So enjoy each episode whenever you have time, but it's recommended you enjoy a liquor or liqueur during the show!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.