Edit - Jan/2015 - This liqueur has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is sadly no longer available!
Author: Kimberly Bailey (also her first review on PureLiqueur!)
From the first sip, it’s apparent that Cask & Cream Chocolate Temptation Cream Liqueur boasts flavors that truly make it a special treat. The rich chocolate flavor makes the drink a dessert in itself, with no need for any additional flavors to be mixed in. I enjoyed this delicious liqueur with just a few ice cubes in the glass. In fact, I find that this liqueur could add a special something after any meal at home.
This bottle of chocolate liqueur would make a fantastic gift to any chocolate lover. Rather than gifting a friend a large box of chocolates, a beautiful bottle of Chocolate Temptation liqueur could be an ideal purchase. I know that with the warm chocolate flavor, I would definitely enjoy receiving a bottle of this liqueur for a gift. The 750 mL bottle is priced very reasonably and can be found at practically any retailer that sells liqueur.
Read along as we examine this liqueur a bit closer:
Manufactured and distributed by E & J Gallo Winery, Cask & Cream is one of their most successful brands due to their delicious liqueur flavors. Chocolate Temptations contains an alcohol content of 16%. In spite of the 16% alcohol, the bottle contains a strong scent of rich dark chocolate.
Chocolate Temptation Cream Liqueur possesses a very light brown color, reminiscent of chocolate milk. The light coloring is due to caramel that is used to both enhance flavor and lighten the liqueur. While the liqueur tastes perfect served on the rocks, a splash of milk or cream helps this drink become a wonderful treat without being too strong. I could taste and smell a light hint of alcohol. This little kick helps make this drink a warm treat that feels smooth going down. Chocolate liqueurs can vary quite a bit in strength and flavors, but I found that this bottle combines both a sweet cream taste with the melt-in-your-mouth flavor of chocolate. Hints of caramel help make this cream liqueur a fantastic drink that I would enjoy for almost any occasion.
There are numerous chocolate liqueur recipes that would turn a bottle of Cask & Cream Chocolate Temptations into a delectable dessert or blended drink. I find that chocolate flavored liqueur can taste great when used in molten lava cake, cupcakes, pudding, and other dessert recipes. The back of the bottle also states that this chocolate liqueur makes a fantastic addition to a cup of coffee.
While the flavor and aroma of chocolate in Cask & Cream Chocolate Temptation is definitely the star in this bottle of liqueur, it’s not as overpowering as other chocolate liqueur brands on the market. This means that a few glasses of this liqueur after a meal won’t feel too rich or sweet. This can be a godsend for those watching their weight and searching for a liqueur that tastes great and isn’t breaking too many of their diet rules.
With a large number of chocolate and cream liqueur recipes, you can use this tempting liqueur as a base to a number of great drinks and desserts. A combination of caramel, chocolate, and cream help make Cask & Cream Chocolate Temptations a liqueur that is both indulgent and a perfect drink to wind down after a long day. All in all, I found that there is absolutely nothing to complain about when it comes to the overall experience with this liqueur. With the affordable price and delicious light taste, I know that this will be a drink that I will enjoy time and time again.