About Flavored Malt Beverages

Flavored malt beverages encompass a wide range of hard sodas, hard seltzers, and malt-based ready-to-drink cocktails all made with malt-derived alcohol instead of distilled spirits.

Top Picks for Flavored Malt Beverages

Indeed Brewing Company Boon Blueberry Basil Hard Kombucha
96 points
A lively and balanced Hard Kombucha busting with fresh basil flavors and natural berry.
Awards: 2022 Best Hard Kombucha 2021 Best Hard Kombucha
KYLA Sunbreak Series Lavender Lemonade Hard Kombucha
96 points
$0
An appealing, very cocktail-like hard kombucha falling somewhere between a bramble and a greyhound.
Awards: 2021 Best FMB
Quirk Watermelon Salt & Lime Hard Seltzer
94 points
A fresh, inviting cucumber-y melon Hard Seltzer that slaps!
Awards: 2022 Best Fruit-Flavored Hard Seltzer
KYLA Berry Ginger Hard Kombucha
94 points
$0
A pleasingly dry and refreshing boozy Kombucha with a spicy kick; this is an outstanding single serve option with complex, grown-up flavors that awaken the palate.
Quirk Grapefruit Twist Hard Seltzer
93 points
A juicy, refreshing and dry grapefruit seltzer that satisfies.
KYLA Hibiscus Lime Hard Kombucha
93 points
$0
A dry 'adult' kombucha that walks an artisanal line and eschews sugary seduction.
KYLA Pink Grapefruit Hard Kombucha
93 points
$0
A bright and balanced tangy refresher with pure grapefruit flavors.
Kirkland Signature Lime Fruit-Flavored Hard Seltzer
92 points
A tasty, tropical seltzer treat; stylish, instantly appealing and crushable.
KYLA Sunbreak Series Sunset Trio Hard Kombucha
92 points
$0
A refreshing tropical punch-like kombucha
Quirk Spiked & Sparkling Strawberry Lemon & Basil Fruit-Flavored Hard Seltzer
92 points
A dry, tangy and refreshing Hard Seltzer with big fruity character.
Awards: 2021 Best Hard Seltzer