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Review: Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur

How do you know that fall has arrived? Easy: Pumpkin-flavored liqueurs arrive on the shelves.

Fulton’s, produced by Kentucky’s Heaven Hill, is a limited-edition liqueur available only from September to November. Now available nationally, this cream liqueur tells its tale simply by looking at its name.

The color is that of chocolate milk, and the nose is mild and a bit nutty, almost like graham crackers. On the palate, it’s very creamy (serve cold, of course, and refrigerate after opening), with a moderate rush of sweetness, followed by more of a pie spice character than anything specifically pumpkin. The nice thing about Fulton’s is that the sweetness isn’t overdone, a common problem with cream liqueurs that makes them too cloying to drink. Fulton’s goes easy on both the spice and the sweetness. Really, a vague milk character is the most evident part of the drink, but the autumnal spice character really does make one long for Thanskgiving dinner — especially dessert.

By the way, how do you know when fall is over? Easy: Pumpkin-flavored liqueurs sell for $3.99 a bottle.

25 proof.

B+ / $10 /

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Fulton's Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur



Christopher Null

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content company.

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  1. Loveliquor September 22, 2011

    This liquor is amazing! I crave more with each drink. The description above articulates the flavors, aromas, and textures.

  2. daniel napoli October 1, 2011

    excellent on the rocks

  3. vixx October 7, 2011

    I’m in Massachusetts, where can I find this????????

  4. Nancy October 8, 2011

    My husband just picked some up at Kappy’s in Medford.

  5. Terry October 13, 2011

    Does anyone know how many calories are in 1 ounce?

  6. Christopher Null October 13, 2011

    Terry, here are the full Nutritional Facts — note a serving is 1.5 ounces

    Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.
    Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Spice Cream Liqueur
    25° proof

    Standard Serving Size 1.5 fluid ounce

    Amount per Serving
    Calories 144
    Carbohydrates 11.6-grams
    Sugars 11.2-grams
    Protein 1.3-gram
    Fat 6.1-grams

  7. Joanne October 14, 2011

    You can find it in Mass at Whiskey Hill Liquors in West Warren, MA. You can find us on facebook if you’re local too.

  8. Woody October 14, 2011

    Fulton Pumpkin Pie Cream Liquor is too sweet for those of us that are leaning toward diabetes or counting calories and like booze. Try pouring two oz and adding two oz of you favorite booze. I use brandy and sometimes add a splash of club soda too. Same bar strategy as slippery nipple etc, but using the PPCL instead of other liquors for the flavor. Had some company over and after two after dinner drinks with the brandy added and hot tub, I looked around and some were topless and some bottomless. Blame it on the great PUMPKIN!

  9. Jess October 17, 2011

    Due to it being the holiday season, I have been searching and searching for everything pumpkin! I found this at the store the other day and absolutely fell in love with it! It is especially good with a splash of whipped cream or vanilla vodka.

    The only thing I don’t like; it’s seasonal and the bottle goes too quick!! :)

  10. Micki Smith October 26, 2011

    Where to find this to purchase in the Laurel, MD, Columbia, MD, Annapolis, MD area.

  11. Kelly October 29, 2011

    YUM! This is so good in coffee. I am going to incorporate it into homemade whipping cream that I will be putting on my pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. Slowly beat in small amounts and sprinkle with nutmeg. OMG…so delicious.

  12. Joan Miller October 29, 2011

    Where in the Scottsdale or Phoenix, AZ area can I find it? My sister in Florida keeps raving about it.

  13. George November 3, 2011

    Where in Florida is your sister? I can’t find it anywhere

  14. [email protected] November 6, 2011

    I found it at Fry’s-32nd Street and Bell

  15. Twinks November 8, 2011

    Can be ordered online at I placed an order this Sunday and it was delivered to me today, Tuesday!

  16. Janice Robison November 17, 2011

    This sounds so yummy! Is this made with any kind of malt? Is it gluten free?

  17. Jeff November 22, 2011

    Why can’t you buy this in Utah? Will it be available in Utah or are we just a lame State!

  18. Louise November 22, 2011

    I got the last bottle of the Pumpkin Pie cream liquer at a Safeway in Hayward, CA. Where else can I find it and is it still available this season? My zip is 94546

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  20. Jose M December 1, 2011

    This was FANTASTIC. I made pumpkin white russians out of it. Replace this with the kahlua. They were AMAZING.

  21. annette December 3, 2011

    Costco carries this fabulous drink!

  22. Anonymous December 7, 2011

    Yes, Costco in San Diego carries it for $7.99! SOOOOO yummy!

  23. Jimmyz January 8, 2012

    I live in south suburbs of Chicago, anyone know where i can get it?

  24. Karen January 22, 2012

    I think this should be available all year all. I have been trying to find it in Florida and no one has it. I called Colorado wine shop in Dever, and they have it but can not ship it to me, because of state/federal reg for Fl.
    I got to taste it at the friend’s house last week and I was hooked, but can’t find it anywhere. Can it be ordered from the warehouse to a local ABC or wine shop etc.even if it is seasonal?

  25. beaverfever January 24, 2012

    We still have a ton in our local liquor store here in corvallis oregon. I picked a bottle up for my girlfriend as an early christmas present and she loved it when poured on top of ice cream!

  26. rayray May 23, 2012

    its May and BevMo still carry’s it in San Diego. just discovered it and so glad i did, i love everything pumpkin. so many drink combos you can make with this

  27. Cindy October 5, 2012

    Why is this only around for a short time? It is soooooooo not fair. I want it all the time.

  28. Christopher Null October 5, 2012

    Cindy – fortunately, the time is here!

  29. Kirsten October 7, 2012

    It can be found at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits in Florida seasonally for $9.99 no specially ordering needed. But it sells fast as it hits the shelf.

  30. SIS October 13, 2012

    Couldnt even wait to get home….put some in our Starbucks! Delish!

  31. Scott October 28, 2012

    Does it expire? I have a bottle from last year that has been refrigerated since.

  32. Christopher Null October 28, 2012

    Scott – is it open? All dairy products expire eventually, alcohol or not, but especially if they’re open.

  33. Scott October 31, 2012

    Yes it’s open. To your point its dairy. That’s good enough for me. Thanks for the reply.

  34. barb November 13, 2012

    Found the Fulton’s Pumpkin Pie in Publix Liquor Store, Destin, FL. Yummy, it sure beats eating pumpkin pie!

  35. Elaine Tellier November 16, 2012

    What’s the shelf life after opened stored in the refrigerator? How log does it last?

  36. Anonymous November 17, 2012

    Is the Pumpkin Liqueur Gluten Free?

  37. Elaine Tellier November 17, 2012

    Yes it is the pumpkin

  38. Christopher Null November 19, 2012

    Elaine – The shelf life once opened and refrigerated is 6 months, per the company.

  39. Laurie Milford November 23, 2012

    is the pumpkin pie liquor gluten free no one seems to know whats in it … what are the ingredients?????

  40. Bonnie Simmons November 23, 2012

    I found it at Super Target.

  41. Christopher Null November 26, 2012

    Anonymous – I confirmed with Heaven Hill today that, yes, Fulton’s is gluten-free.

  42. [email protected] December 9, 2012

    My daughter sent me a bottle from Ct.. Delicious. I live in Puerto Rico. Where can I find this?

  43. Kristy Crosslin October 31, 2013

    Love this mixed with coffee. It is scrumptious. Cold on the rocks is good as well. All around this is wonderful.

  44. Melissa November 8, 2013

    In FL you can find it at the WinDixie Liquor Stores. We haven’t been able to find in any other store but WinDixie

  45. Caren O September 14, 2014

    I found it at BJ’s and I’m in Massachusetts.$7.99/bottle

  46. heidi October 11, 2014

    Does this have an expiration date?

  47. shelley October 31, 2014

    What is the shelf life of an unopened bottle? Not refrigerated?

    1. Christopher Null October 31, 2014

      I believe these carry expiration dates. Check your bottle closely… I could be wrong.

  48. Sonia Dennis November 10, 2014

    Could i get around 6bottles of fulton pumpkin pie creme .i need to no where to go and buy it .i live in Bronx new York

  49. Charlie May 23, 2015

    Fulton harvest pumpkin pie cream Lacore has been open for six months not refrigerated. Is it safe to drink. Smells okay.

  50. Charlie May 23, 2015

    We have a bottle of Fulton harvest pumpkin pie cream Lacore. Been open for six months not refrigerated. Is this safe to use?

  51. Wesker May 25, 2015

    Well Charlie, why don’t you try it and let us know?

  52. ed October 3, 2015

    where can I buy this in southern California?

  53. bds October 4, 2015

    To ED; try Costco.

  54. Anne April 10, 2016

    I buy a case near the end of the season and keep it refrigerated and never had a problem.. Been doing that for the last three years!! I live in VA..

    1. Nancy September 13, 2017

      Me too. I buy a case every December!!!

  55. Bob September 2, 2016

    My girlfriend and I drink it without coffee in the morning ,it gives a fantastic flavor to the coffee.

  56. Pat Pawlick November 15, 2016

    Please, Is this product Gluten Free?

  57. LuLu November 22, 2016

    I bought a bottle 2 years ago. Its been refrigerated the entire time but never opened. Do you think it’s still safe to use? Need to know tomorrow, please….

  58. Linda Rip November 22, 2016

    is there milk in this?

    1. Christopher Null November 22, 2016

      There’s dairy cream in all cream liqueurs.

  59. Alanna Digiacomo December 19, 2018

    I have a bottle of fultons harvest that has a expiration date of 2017. It have never been opened and has been refrigerated. Is it ok to drink still?

  60. DAVID March 22, 2019

    I drank some of the apple pie liquor from them and it was 4 months old. It tasted awful and I dumped it out. I’m pretty sure the dairy (milk) had gone bad and made me feel like hell the next day. It doesn’t have an expiration date so be careful.

  61. Anonymous June 8, 2020

    How do you read the date code.

  62. Parker March 7, 2021

    I have an unopened bottle of Fultons harvest pumpkin pie cream Liqueur. It was never refrigerated. it has been in the cupboard. Again it is unopened. I am guessing that I’ve had it for at least two years. Any idea how long it is good for or how to tell if it’s still good


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