About Hard Kombucha

About Hard Kombucha
Botanical Hard Soda is a sparkling, alcoholic, ready-to-drink beverage with botanical notes (think ginger, lavender, sage) often complementing additional fruit components.

Top Picks for Hard Kombucha

Indeed Brewing Company Boon Blueberry Basil Hard Kombucha
96 points
Rich fuscia color. Aromas and flavors of raspberry, Thai basil, and hints of cucumber with a round, tangy, fizzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, intriguing, medium-length finish with accents of berry vinaigrette, fresh basil bouquet, and white pepper. A lively and balanced Hard Kombucha busting with fresh basil flavors and natural berry.
KYLA Sunbreak Series Lavender Lemonade Hard Kombucha
96 points
$0
Brilliant light hazy pink color. Attractive aromas and flavors of lavender-grapefruit coulis, spiced citrus and melon, and rose petal with a round, tangy, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and an engaging, very long finish with accents of grapefruit rind, leafy herbs, and baked lemon. An appealing, very cocktail-like Hard Kombucha falling somewhere between a Bramble and a Greyhound.
Awards: 2021 Best FMB
KYLA Berry Ginger Hard Kombucha
94 points
$0
Bright cloudy light coral red color. Aromas and flavors of fresh ginger, ripe cherry, and lemon-herb vinaigrette with a satiny, tangy, dryish full body and a warming, complex, long finish that shows shades of tart raspberry and lemongrass. 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.
KYLA Hibiscus Lime Hard Kombucha
93 points
$0
Hazy neon light ruby color. Exotic aromas and flavors of herbs de provence, pomegranate-cherry gastrique, sourdough starter, and bay leaf in lilac water with a supple, vibrant, dry medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-long finish that shows notes of berry vinaigrette on root vegetables, watercress, and quince. A dry Hard Kombucha that walks an artisanal line and eschews sugary seduction.
KYLA Pink Grapefruit Hard Kombucha
93 points
$0
Pale hazy pink color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of grapefruit zest, dried grapefruit wheels, hints of pickling spice, and hints of white tea with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long finish with hints of rosemary. A bright and balanced tangy refresher with pure grapefruit flavors.
KYLA Sunbreak Series Sunset Trio Hard Kombucha
92 points
$0
Light hazy gold color. Tropical aromas of chocolate tangerine peels, kumquat, and peach herbal tea with a round, tart, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a stimulating, long tropical fruit salad and champagne vinaigrette finish. A refreshing tropical punch-like Hard Kombucha
KYLA Sunbreak Series Coconut Crush Hard Kombucha
90 points
$0
Clear color. Tropical aromas and flavors of coconut yogurt and cake, cream soda, buttercream, and plantain with a supple, tangy, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long finish with notes of coconut-mango shrub, kefir lime granita, pickled pineapple rind, and tepache. A great balance of pure coconut fruit and kombucha funk makes this a stimulating adult beverage choice.
KYLA Ginger Tangerine Hard Kombucha
87 points
$0
Cloudy straw color. Yeasty, savory aromas and flavors of lime-ginger kefir, herbal dough, and melon and mint with a supple, racy, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, long finish conveying nuances of lemon spritzed jicama, lime rind and leaf, and pickled bamboo shoots. A rock solid Hard Kombucha with effortless drinkability.
KYLA Sunbreak Series Pineapple Ginger Colada Hard Kombucha
87 points
$0
Hazy golden yellow color. Aromas and flavors of preserved ginger, tepache, water chestnuts, green tea, cooked lime, and 5-spice with a supple, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish that presents accents of herb vinaigrette and mango. A funky, gingery Hard Kombucha; try pairing with Korean barbecue!