Trader Joe’s Cocoa Cream Liqueur is Boozy Christmas Chocolate Milk
Chocolate and alcohol. What more do you need?
The holiday season is a festive time of year full of what previously undiscovered forms of alcohol. Maybe it’s the fact that there are so many beverages like eggnog and hot cocoa ready for the spiking that explains the proliferation.
Regardless, a newly-spotted offering from Trader Joe’s looks like it’s exactly what you need to take your yuletide boozing to the next level. According to eagle-eyed instagrammer @TraderJoesObsessed, there’s a new house-brand Cocoa Cream Liqueur hitting store shelves.
Based on the available evidence, it looks like this bottle is ready to make your dreams of alcoholic chocolate milk come true thanks to the fact that it’s made from “real dairy cream & premium spirits.” According to the back of the bottle it is “mild-bodied and pleasantly sweet, presenting a smooth balance of flavors.” It should serve as a perfect partner in crime for coffee, eggnog, “ice and nutmeg/cinnamon” as @TraderJoesObsessed suggests, or in hot cocoa for a truly turbo-charged winter beverage.
In terms of other relevant, this liqueur is designed to neither spike things too aggressively nor break the bank. It weighs in at 14.75% alcohol by volume (29.5 proof), and rings up at an astoundingly-low $7.99. That’s an easy way to make sure you don’t show up empty-handed to any BYOB holiday parties.
So if you want something spicy to jazz up your late-afternoon peppermint mocha or want a festive way to deal with your relatives this holiday season, you could certainly do worse than stocking up on this bad boy from Trader Joe’s. Just make sure the elf on the shelf doesn’t see you.