The man who created SKYY vodka has launched a chocolate cream liqueur in the UK.

Maurice Kanbar has launched Dutch liqueur brand Vermeer in high-end outlets in London. The 17% abv liqueur has a MRP of GBP14.99 (US$26.24) for a 700ml bottle.

"Vermeer blends the highest quality Dutch chocolate, fresh cream and premium vodka to make a luxurious liqueur with a restrained sweetness and the smoothest, richest, purest chocolate flavour of any chocolate liqueur available," said UK-based brand owner Vermeer Spirits.