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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63 Responses

  1. Loveliquor September 22, 2011 / 5:51 pm

    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 / 2:27 pm

    excellent on the rocks

  3. vixx October 7, 2011 / 4:50 pm

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

  4. Nancy October 8, 2011 / 12:09 pm

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

  5. Terry October 13, 2011 / 2:30 am

    Does anyone know how many calories are in 1 ounce?

  6. Christopher Null October 13, 2011 / 10:01 am

    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 / 3:44 am

    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 / 6:18 pm

    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 / 8:55 am

    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 / 12:46 pm

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

  11. Kelly October 29, 2011 / 5:14 am

    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 / 7:45 pm

    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 / 9:25 am

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

  14. Twinks November 8, 2011 / 5:28 pm

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

  15. Janice Robison November 17, 2011 / 8:11 am

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

  16. Jeff November 22, 2011 / 2:49 pm

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

  17. Louise November 22, 2011 / 8:48 pm

    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

  18. Jose M December 1, 2011 / 7:40 pm

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

  19. annette December 3, 2011 / 7:57 pm

    Costco carries this fabulous drink!

  20. Anonymous December 7, 2011 / 10:14 pm

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

  21. Jimmyz January 8, 2012 / 12:49 pm

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

  22. Karen January 22, 2012 / 3:31 pm

    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?

  23. beaverfever January 24, 2012 / 2:58 am

    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!

  24. rayray May 23, 2012 / 7:01 pm

    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

  25. Cindy October 5, 2012 / 4:34 pm

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

  26. Kirsten October 7, 2012 / 7:17 pm

    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.

  27. SIS October 13, 2012 / 1:43 pm

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

  28. Scott October 28, 2012 / 7:51 pm

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

  29. Christopher Null October 28, 2012 / 8:23 pm

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

  30. Scott October 31, 2012 / 6:34 pm

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

  31. barb November 13, 2012 / 2:17 pm

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

  32. Elaine Tellier November 16, 2012 / 5:15 pm

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

  33. Anonymous November 17, 2012 / 9:24 am

    Is the Pumpkin Liqueur Gluten Free?

  34. Elaine Tellier November 17, 2012 / 9:46 am

    Yes it is the pumpkin

  35. Christopher Null November 19, 2012 / 11:28 am

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

  36. Laurie Milford November 23, 2012 / 6:35 am

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

  37. Christopher Null November 26, 2012 / 8:35 am

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

  38. [email protected] December 9, 2012 / 1:50 pm

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

  39. Kristy Crosslin October 31, 2013 / 10:25 pm

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

  40. Melissa November 8, 2013 / 11:12 am

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

  41. Caren O September 14, 2014 / 4:45 pm

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

  42. heidi October 11, 2014 / 12:12 pm

    Does this have an expiration date?

  43. shelley October 31, 2014 / 7:14 am

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

    • Christopher Null October 31, 2014 / 8:10 am

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

  44. Sonia Dennis November 10, 2014 / 3:25 pm

    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

  45. Charlie May 23, 2015 / 8:47 am

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

  46. Charlie May 23, 2015 / 8:57 am

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

  47. Wesker May 25, 2015 / 1:07 am

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

  48. ed October 3, 2015 / 4:09 pm

    where can I buy this in southern California?

  49. bds October 4, 2015 / 4:32 pm

    To ED; try Costco.

  50. Anne April 10, 2016 / 5:48 am

    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..

    • Nancy September 13, 2017 / 6:47 am

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

  51. Bob September 2, 2016 / 4:23 pm

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

  52. Pat Pawlick November 15, 2016 / 1:50 pm

    Please, Is this product Gluten Free?

  53. LuLu November 22, 2016 / 2:21 pm

    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….

  54. Linda Rip November 22, 2016 / 3:31 pm

    is there milk in this?

    • Christopher Null November 22, 2016 / 5:11 pm

      There’s dairy cream in all cream liqueurs.

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