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August 2019 - Sparkling Water

August 2019 - Sparkling Water
This month's Spirits feature is Sparkling Water

Sparkling Water Reviews

Schweppes Club Soda
95 points
A super clean club soda that offers a mousse of tight, energetic bubbles; that will become your next go-to bubbly.
Awards: 2019 World Cocktail Championships - 4th Place Highball Water
La Croix Passionfruit Sparkling Water
94 points
Aromas of grapefruit sorbet, fresh cut grass, and agave nectar with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity full body and an elegant, long gooseberry and slate finish. Big pops of fruity, citrus-like aromas are complimented by subtle hints of minerals and herbs; a delicious sparkling water that is great on its own but will also be a creative addition to craft cocktails.
Simply Balanced Alkaline Water + Electrolytes Purified Water
94 points
Nuance aromas of wet porcelain with a full body and a slight hint of herbs on the finish. A clean water that cleanses and quenches; fresh and spring-like.
Perrier Peach Flavored Carbonated Mineral Water
93 points
Clear color. Aromas of ripe mango, succulent apricot, cucumber-lime agua fresca, papaya, and peach with a vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a captivating, medium-length finish. A tropical sparkling water that packs tons of flavor in each sip.
Perrier Sparkling Water
93 points
A character-rich sparkling water with distinctive "green" nuances and flecks of minerality on the nose; elegant fine bubbles combine with excellent flavor making this a upscale choice in sparkling water.
Essentia Overachieving H2O Purified Water
92 points
Aromas of quartz and chalk with a full body and a long finish. A silky-smooth, mineral-rich still water that cleanses and compliments; ideal for dinner.
Evian Natural Spring Water
92 points
Intense minerality that presents with notes of gravel and polished marble. A clean and quenching spring water with a great sense of place.
Simply Balanced Ginger Peach Sparkling Water
92 points
Clear color. Aromas of grapefruit gummies, white peach, honeycomb, lemongrass, ginseng, and lime leaf with a round, crisp, light body and a layered, medium-length finish. Generous notes of stone fruit fill the palate; this is the richly flavored sparkling water for refined palates.
San Pellegrino Essenza Lemon & Lemon Zest Sparkling Flavored Water
91 points
Feint aromas of Italian lemon rind and kiss of vanilla cream with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a delightful, buoyant finish of slate, hints of fondant, and sea spray. A zesty and well-balanced flavored sparkling water with an all-natural appeal.
Perrier LOrange Flavored Carbonated Mineral Water
90 points
Aroma of lemon zest with a supple, crisp, dry light body and a breezy chalk and brook stone finish. A lightly flavored sparkling water with a subtle citrus essence; elegant bubbles and a refined, palate-cleansing style.
VOSS Strawberry Ginger Flavored Sparkling Water
90 points
Aromas of berry, aloe, cucumber, and crisp Fuji apple, with a round, crisp, fruity light body and a complex, medium-long ginger finish. A round and thoughtfully flavored sparkling water that elevates the category.
Dasani Purified Water
89 points
A pure and neutral water with a very balanced taste; weighty but never heavy.
Smartwater Vapor Distilled Water
88 points
A round and stately water that offers pure minerality and rich character.
The Mountain Valley Mountain Valley Spring Water
88 points
Feint nuances of strawberry tops and jicama with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long gravel and chalk finish. Crisp, clean, and mineral-driven; this stony water will be an excellent compliment to fine meals.
Topo Chico Sparkling Mineral Water
88 points
$5
Tight, lively bubbles star in this clean and crisp sparkling water that effortlessly refreshes.
Awards: 2019 World Cocktail Championships - 1st Place Highball Water
Canada Dry Club Soda
87 points
Nuances of citrus and melon ball with a medium body. A gentle and elegant club soda with kisses of refreshing lemony notes.
Awards: 2019 World Cocktail Championships - 3rd Place Highball Water
VOSS Raspberry Rose Flavored Sparkling Water
87 points
Aromas of fresh raspberries, blackberry jam, violet, and cucumber with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a medium finish. A mouthwatering berry sparkling water that offers intense fruity character in a refreshingly dry package.
Cedea Dolomiti Frizzante Mineral Water
87 points
$9
A clean, palate-cleansing sparkling water with great minerality and a fizzante-style spritz.
Q Club Soda
83 points
A crisp, clean, and focused club soda with explosive carbonation; ideal for mixing with spirits or drinking over ice.
Awards: 2019 World Cocktail Championships - 2nd Place Highball Water
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