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Reviews for 2019

August 2019 - World Water Championships

August 2019 - World Water Championships
This month's Spirits feature is World Water Championships

World Water Championships 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
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
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