Percentage of liquor legally permissible in frozen desserts sold in the state of New York. While state law already allowed ice cream to include 5% wine, cider and beer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation last week adding spirits to the list. Bill sponsors believe it will expand the market for these spiked treats and help the state’s struggling dairy industry. The bill passed the state Senate by a vote of 60 to 0, putting a quick thaw on bipartisanship.