Bailey’s goes vegan

Fans of the Irish liqueur now have a dairy-free version to enjoy. Consumers celebrated the news on Twitter.

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Bailey’s has announced that it will offer a vegan version of its liqueur for those who want to get a dairy-free buzz.

The liqueur brand uses a reported 220 million liters of Irish milk each year to manufacture more than 80 million bottles of the drink. It has never offered a vegan version until now.

The product has been dubbed “Bailey’s Almande,” and its website says it’s “made from sweet almond oil and almond essence, cane sugar and purified water with a touch of real vanilla.” It will have an alcohol content of 13 percent.

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Many vegans are rejoicing (and not just because the marketing move presents another excuse for them to remind friends and family that they’re vegan):

Baileys have introduced an almond milk liqueur that’s vegan. I’m screaming

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