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any cheap alternative to Baileys ?

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brimfull Tue 21-Dec-10 21:21:55


ialwaysburnthechristmasdinner Tue 21-Dec-10 21:29:17

yes aldi have a lovely one, its only a fiver i think

brimfull Tue 21-Dec-10 21:30:55

aah aldi not v convienent but lidls is maybe it will be similar

had a look there the other day and the irish cream had white win in that normal?

ialwaysburnthechristmasdinner Tue 21-Dec-10 21:33:44

not sure, never look at at the ingredients
im sure it'll be similar, do asda/tesco not have a cheaper 1?

brimfull Tue 21-Dec-10 21:39:14

yes prob but nee recommendation before I go traipsing

MiniMilk0610 Tue 21-Dec-10 21:39:17

I've had the Lidl one before - it's probably my favourite of the imitation Baileys I've tried, hope you enjoy it if you get some (no Aldi near to me so can't comment on that one though)

brimfull Tue 21-Dec-10 21:39:52

ahh minimilk thanks will try that one then

pettyprudence Tue 21-Dec-10 21:45:06

Irish Meadow is the best knock-off baileys - about £4 in tesco. i find the other knock-offs a bit saccharine but luuuurve this stuff grin

brimfull Tue 21-Dec-10 21:47:32

ooh petty thanks

sb6699 Tue 21-Dec-10 21:52:38

Oh, I love Irish Meadow. Tesco also do a "Finest" one thats reduced to £9 just now.

Blackletterday Tue 21-Dec-10 22:00:50

The Tesco finest one is nice, I had that last year.

Joolyjoolyjoo Tue 21-Dec-10 22:02:25

I've tried the aldi's one and its ok. Have also drank the tesco's cheapy one (£4, I think??) and it's ok too! (but then I drink anything blush)

geordieminx Tue 21-Dec-10 22:02:32

Asda Irish Knights is nicer than Baileys grin

NetworkGuy Tue 21-Dec-10 23:04:05

sb6699 - while the Tesco 'Finest' may be 9 quid, the TV ad this evening was for 2 bottles of spirits for 20 quid, so it would be possible to get 2x 70cl Baileys for not much more per bottle... unless the 'Finest' are litre bottles...

Anyway thanks all for the tips on which alternatives have been enjoyed.

Not been in big Tesco store here for a while, so if the trains are running again on Friday I may make a quick trip into town and see what they have, pop into Aldi if it is still where I think it is and also stop in Asda for a quick look and some cheap Mince Pies if they have any...

BelligerentYhoULE Tue 21-Dec-10 23:08:36

I am currently drinking one called O' Grady's - not quite as good as real Baileys but nicer than the Sainsbo's finest one I had a few weeks ago.

BelligerentYhoULE Tue 21-Dec-10 23:09:00

Sorry - Sainsbo's Taste The Difference

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