June 2022 - Cans: RTD 1

June 2022 -  Cans: RTD 1
This month's Beer feature is Cans: RTD 1

Cans: RTD 1 Reviews

Pilot House Distilling Bloody Knuckles Astoria Mary Jalapeno Lime Bloody Mary
94 points
$14.95
Dark amber color. Aromas and flavors of tomato, celery salt and worchester sauce and savory meaty with a chewy, tangy, dryish full body and a seamless, complex, long finish revealing notes of tomato soup and beef jerky. A delicious and celery-forward Bloody Mary that tastes hand mixed.
94 points $14.95
Bacardi Strawberry Mojito
93 points
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of cherry cream nougat, raspberry sauce, and strawberry with a round, crisp, fruity medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-length finish with accents of cherry cream pastry, strawberry jolly rancher, and cotton candy. A delicious canned berry cocktail for any occasion.
Stateside Lemon Cucumber Mint Vodka Hard Soda
93 points
$0
Clear color. Grassy, herbal, green, earthy, floral aromas and flavors of cucumber, honeydew, mint, and white flowers with a velvety, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, carefree finish that presents accents of cucumber and lemon and melon. A delicious, crisp flavored seltzer for a hot summer day, or relaxing time at the spa.
Bacardi Mango Mojito
91 points
Golden yellow color. Aromas and flavors of tangerine, orange dreamsicle, pineapple and mango, and banana with a velvety, tangy, fruity medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long finish with overtones of orange citrus, tangerine, pineapple, mango, and banana. A tasty adult tangerine mango Dreamsicle.
Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka and Soda
91 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon, lime, and lavender with a full body and a long finish with accents of diet 7-up and champagne vinegar. A delicious, citrusy and tart cocktail for a hot summer day.
Endless Afternoon Pineapple Flavored Vodka & Soda
91 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, coconut cream, cherry cough drops, and lilac with a supple, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a silky, brisk finish that presents notes of marshmallow coconut, key lime, and lemon-lime. This RTD is light, tropical, refreshing, and imminently crushable.
Stateside Surfside Vodka + Iced Tea
91 points
Dark amber color. Aromas and flavors of sun tea and lemon with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a medium-length finish conveying accents of lipton’s ice tea, lemon twist, and toast. A tea-based RTD to put a joyful spin on your tee time.
Bacardi Pina Colada
89 points
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of coconut cream and pineapple with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long finish with notes of pina colada, lime twist, and suntan lotion vibes. This Pina Colada is a good substitute if you aren’t already at a resort lounging on the beach.
Endless Afternoon Lime Flavored Vodka & Soda
89 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of meyer lemon zest, basil, and citronella candle with a supple, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a graceful, medium-length finish that exhibits touches of unsweetened 7-up, ginger and coriander, and graham cracker. A bright and dry citrus seltzer that you could drink all day; a perfect companion for the golf course.
Heritage Distilling Co. Blood Orange Vodkarita
88 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of orange soda, lemoncello, and marzipan with a satiny, bright, off-dry medium body and a tingling, interesting, breezy finish with notes of citrus and vanilla, lemon pith, and ginger. An adult Fanta for a beach day.
Stateside Orange Vodka Hard Soda
88 points
$0
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of lime, pear drop candy, and apricot with a satiny, crisp, bone-dry light-to-medium body and an even, breezy finish evoking accents of lime, lemon, squirt soda, and slightly chalky. An easy drinker, this seltzer is imminently sippable.
Drifter Craft Cocktails Nordic-Style Gin & Tonic Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
87 points
$0
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of ginger, mint, grapefruit, and mace, and dark and stormy with a velvety, crisp, dry medium body and a tingling, intricate, medium-length finish with shades of spicy pickled ginger, papaya, and sour apple. A refreshing and crowd pleasing ginger-forward beverage.
Endless Afternoon Grapefruit Flavored Vodka & Soda
87 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of floral and citrus soap, lime pith, grapefruit, baking soda, and raspberry powder with a silky, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and an even, breezy finish that presents nuances of artificially sweetened grapefruit, berries, and currants in salt water. A clean and refreshing citrus sipper.
Stateside Black Cherry Vodka Hard Soda
87 points
$0
Salmon red color. Aromas and flavors of blackberry, black cherry and watermelon, crushed strawberry, and rose wine with a velvety, bright, dryish medium body and a smooth, breezy finish that shows suggestions of watermelon candy, peach, blackberry, and lychee. With a beautiful pink hue and great flavors of cherry and berries without being overly sweet, this is a refresher for any occasion.
Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka and Soda
86 points
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of passionfruit, spun sugar, and grapefruit and mango with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-length finish displaying notes of passionfruit, watermelon with tajin, and runts candy. A refreshing citrus sipper that smells like a summer day at the beach.
Endless Afternoon Watermelon Flavored Vodka & Soda
86 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of ripe pear, lemon drop candy, and pineapple and mango with a silky, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish displaying overtones of candied pear, green jolly rancher, and strawberry twizzler. This seltzer offers up ripe orchard fruits with a citrus twist.
Pilot House Distilling Painted Lady Gin & Tonic
86 points
$14.95
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of ginger and angelica root, quinine and lime pith, candied yellow and orange flowers, and flat rc cola with a satiny, crisp, dry medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-length finish that shows notes of g&t, sweet, spicy, floral, and bitter, garrigue herb, and anise. A pleasant and floral G&T for on the go.
86 points $14.95
Heritage Distilling Co. Gin Jam Fizzzz
85 points
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of douglas fir and pickled ginger, juniper berry, and lemon-lime and honey with a dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, breezy finish imparting notes of juniper and cedar, sweetened grapefruit, and ginger and bitter lemon. A light and refreshing sipper that brings to mind walks through the redwood forests of the Pacific Northwest.
Heritage Distilling Co. Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Vodka Cocktail
85 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of sweet tarts red candies, citrus and orange peel, grapefruit, and pomelo with a silky, bright, off-dry medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish that shows elements of citrus notes, squirt soda, and eucalyptus. A refreshing and flavorful sipper for a warm summer day.
Stateside Pineapple Vodka Hard Soda
85 points
$0
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple lime and lemon, coconut, and butter cream and nougat with a velvety, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, brisk finish displaying accents of pineapple and whispers of coconut and vanilla. A summery, beach side tropical island in a can.
Hardwood Spiked Seltzer Bitter Orange Maple Whiskey With Herbs
85 points
$9.99
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of dusty lime zest, lemon zest, celery, and shitaki mushroom with a soft, bright, dry medium body and a polished, engaging, short finish imparting notes of lemon grass and jalapeño, moxa herb and kola nut, frankincense, and sage. A fun bitter, spicy, herbal concoction for on the go.
85 points $9.99
Cazadores Ranch Water
85 points
$14.99
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of flintstones chewable vitamins, agave syrup, pineapple juice in tequila, and papaya with a satiny, dry medium body and a smooth, stimulating, medium-length finish that shows suggestions of lime and salinity, agave green and herbal tones with a jalapeño twist, and vanilla. Give this a Taijin rim and you are ready to sip this all day.
85 points $14.99
Whiskeysmith Co. Whiskey-Rita
84 points
Straw yellow color. Aromas and flavors of taijin, mild pepper,and tangerine and orange and rosemary with a velvety, crisp, dry medium-to-full body and a tingling, charming, medium-length finish that exhibits notes of taijin, mango, and cantaloupe. Mango and Taijin flavors perfect for a day at the beach.
Heritage Distilling Co. Peachy Bourbon Cocktail
83 points
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of peachy and floral, apricot, white flowers and and citrus with a round, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a silky, interesting, medium-length finish with notes of peach and sweet wine and mango powder. A peach treat for your cooler or your pocket.
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