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Is Tia Maria Vegan?

by Toni Olukiran

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The classic liqueur is great for boozy desserts or sweet cocktails, but is it suitable vegans? Read on for more. 

What is Tia Maria?

Tia Maria is a coffee-based liqueur used often when making espresso martinis and untraditional but equally delicious tiramisu desserts. It is believed to have been founded some time in the 18th century; its coffee beans were originally from Jamaica, however they are now sourced from Italy. Tia Maria is made from coffee beans, sugar, vanilla and Jamaican rum. 

Is Tia Maria vegan?

Yes, according to its website, Tia Maria cold brew liqueur is suitable for vegans, which means that unlike other liqueurs like Kahlua, the sugar and vanilla used in production is also vegan. 

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Toni Olukiran
by Toni Olukiran

Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.

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