As regular readers know, we love it when new Cognacs or Cognac related products hit the shelves. But we have to say, we’re not so sure about this one! Personally I am not a huge Baileys fan – just far too creamy. And bad youth/first-time-drinking-experience experience.

Bailey XC : A Blend of Cream and Cognac

Baileys – the whisky based cream liqueur – have just launched a new product: Baileys XC.  Described by them as “an innovation in drinks alchemy”, its a blend of cognac, fine spirit and cream.

Baileys XC - A new combination hits the shelves

It’s being presented in a funky blue bottle, and is definitely being marketed towards the female drinker.  We have to say, we like the original Baileys, so we’ll have to give this one a try.  We’ll let you know what we think when we do…

It’s only available through the travel retail market, and is priced at 15 pounds/16 euros/22.50 US dollars.  For the month of May it’ll be available only through Gebr. Heinemann, and from June will be rolled out into the travel retail market.

Sources: thespiritsbusiness.com

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Jacki has been with Cognac Expert from virtually the beginning. She's the senior editor of the blog, and has spent much of her life living in rural France. Today she's based back in the UK, where she splits her working life between writing for Cognac Expert and working as a Paramedic at a large regional hospital.

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    Ivette Mitchell

    This new Baileys with cognac taste fantastic to me…..I only got a bottle at the duty free airport thinking I will find some at the liquor store and when I find out liquor store doesn’t carry it I almost pass out… Please get it out to the liquor stores and also advertised it on TV…pleaseeeeee.

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    sallyann lloyd

    I too brought at duty free loved it. when is this available in stores in UK please

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    I bought a bottle and would absolutely recommend it to anyone who’s a Bailey’s drinker can’t wait to get it when it comes in the shops

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