If you’re a Bailey’s lover, you should visit the Old Bailey House, or the Bailey House Museum located in Dublin, Ireland. The popular Irish drink was introduced in 1974 with the Original Flavour! Today it exists in 9 versions. In addition to The original it comes with Mint Chocolate, Crème Caramel, Coffee Hazelnut, Biscotti, Orange Truffle, Vanilla Cinnamon, Chocolate.
The alcohol and cream, together with some Irish whiskey from various distilleries, are homogenized to form an emulsion with the aid of an emulsifier containing refined vegetable oil. This process prevents separation of the alcohol and cream during storage. The quantity of other ingredients is not known but they include herbs and sugar.
According to the manufacturer no preservatives are required as the alcohol content preserves the cream. The cream used in the drink comes from Glanbia, an Irish dairy company. Glanbia’s Virginia facility in County Cavan produces a range of fat-filled milk powders and fresh cream. It has been the principal cream supplier to Baileys Irish Cream Liqueurs for more than thirty years.