Black Irish Cream Original by Mariah Carey
Black Irish, arrives in three varieties: Original, White Chocolate,
and Salted Caramel all of which are 17 percent ABV. The brand states that these
Irish creams are "crafted and produced in Ireland in a certified
sustainable facility with 50 percent renewable energy," resulting in a
product that "celebrates exceptional quality with a blend of aged Irish
whiskey and superior dairy sourced from Irish farms." Additionally,
"Black Irish White Chocolate uses the finest Belgian chocolate for a rich
and smooth palate."
And as for the name, Carey chose Black Irish as "a
playful nod to her Black and Irish lineage": Her father was of Black and
Venezuelan descent, and her mother has an Irish background. The fact that the
liqueur is itself an Irish cream feels like a bit of a "chicken or the egg
situation" as far as which came first the name or the product, but the
brand states that Carey is "a fan of Irish creams" and points to how
well Irish cream pairs with her huge holiday hit, "All I Want for
Christmas Is You."
"I have been putting my heart into this project for
almost two years and I am so excited to finally share this news with you
all," Carey stated. "I wanted to create something that embodies the
holidays and gives everyone a reason to celebrate year-round, and I really
think we have done that with Black Irish."
Black Irish states that both "feature a cap and seal
stamped with Mariah Carey's 'MC' initials, as well as Carey's signature