January 2021 - Cans: Spirits

January 2021 - Cans: Spirits
This month's Spirits feature is Canned Alcoholic Beverages

Cans: Spirits Reviews

On The Rocks The Jalapeño Pineapple Margarita RTD
96 points
Gold color. Aromas of dried pineapple, peach gummies, ginger, green bell pepper, and ripe gooseberry with a round, vibrant, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, complex, medium-long jalapeño and apricot nectar finish. A smoky, spicy pineapple Margarita with tons of style; drinks like a freshly made craft cocktail.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Lime Tequila Margarita
95 points
$12
Pale hazy silvery straw color. Aromas of earthy tequila, hints of bell pepper, and sweet squash with a round, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, amusing, medium-long salted lime, sweet agave nectar, and hints of sweet plantain finish. An astoundingly balanced canned Margarita that lets agave flavors take front and center.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Tequila Paloma
95 points
$12
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of herbal agave, caramel vanilla bonbon, and gherkin and cheese rind with a supple, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, very long finish manifesting notes of grapefruit soda and fruit punch sorbet. An excellent Paloma in a can with remarkable agave character.
On The Rocks The Old Fashioned RTD
94 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of candied nuts, caramel, crystallized orange peel, and sweet oak with a satiny, bright, off-dry light body and a warming, complex, long finish with notes of warm spices and brown sugar finish. A rock-solid Old Fashioned with perfectly balanced sweetness.
Crafthouse Pineapple Daiquiri RTD
94 points
$4.99
Cloudy gold color. Attractive aromas of honey roasted pineapple, caramel frosted banana cake, and holiday spices on honey creamed toast with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet medium-full body and a tingling, elegant, very long copper pot still rum and caramel gelato finish. A superb pineapple Daiquiri to revel in.
94 points $4.99
CANTEEN Spirits Watermelon Vodka Soda RTD
93 points
$2
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of cucumber cooler, watermelon snow cone, and bubblegum with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and a smooth, appealing, medium-length finish. A lively seltzer with the flavors of summer; pleasantly dry and refreshing.
The Long Drink Company Long Drink Traditional RTD
93 points
$2
Hazy slivery straw color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of grapefruit flesh, fizzy grapefruit soda, and lime peel with a satiny, vibrant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length finish with hints of rosemary. A fruity, easy-drinking grapefruit fizzer that refreshes.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Mango Margarita
93 points
$12
Bright cloudy golden yellow color. Fruity, tropical aromas and flavors of pineapple-mango smoothie and fresh orange with a round, crisp, fruity medium body and a warming, stimulating, medium-long finish conveying notes of Caribbean rum and hints of almond and coconut. A tropical, citrusy cocktail that packs a punch; well-executed, balanced and ready for discerning drinkers.
Georgian Bay Raspberry Rhubarb Vodka Smash RTD
92 points
Clear color. Aromas of raspberry, lemon-lime soda, Smarties candy, pear, and hints of perfume with a satiny, crisp, fruity light body and a smooth, medium-length hints of orange finish. A fruity seltzer with hints of sweetness that will hit the spot.
The Long Drink Company Long Drink Strong RTD
92 points
$2
Hazy clear color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of fresh sliced white grapefruit and hint of clover honey with a round, lively, fruity medium-to-full body and a sleek, appealing, medium-long finish with accents of grapefruit segments and sorbet and citrus oils. A charming and pure cocktail that is sure to please.
Volley Zesty Lime Tequila RTD
92 points
$3
Pale golden green color. Aromas and flavors of earthy agave, lime zest, clay, and hints of ginger with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a seamless, stimulating, medium-length finish that presents overtones of crisp lime seltzer finish. A rock solid Tequila cocktail that delivers yummy agave flavors with a refreshing lime pop.
Crafthouse Moscow Mule RTD
92 points
$4.99
Opaque straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon honey tea, ginger and radish peel, and hint of verbena and herbs with a supple, crisp, fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, long finish with overtones of ginger beer and lime sorbet. A fun and flavor-packed Moscow Mule for easy enjoyment.
92 points $4.99
Jeppsons Malort Spritz RTD
92 points
$5
Dusty salmon pink color. Aromas and flavors of pink grapefruit sorbet, cranberry cocktail, and hints of sliced cucumber with a satiny, vibrant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish with suggestions of rhubarb and grapefruit pith. A balanced, citrusy quaffer with pleasingly bitter grapefruit flavor.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Cucumber Vodka Soda
92 points
$9
Clear color. Attractive aromas and flavors of fresh cucumber and hints of fresh bell pepper with a lean, crisp, dryish thin body and a warming, medium-length finish. A fresh, dry, spritz akin to a fizzy cucumber water at the spa; great anytime.
Crispy Pig Whiskey Bloody Mary RTD
92 points
$12.99
Rich red color. Aromas of ground peppercorns and rich tomato with a thick, crisp, dryish full body and a peppery, interesting, medium-long smoked brown sugar, lemon-pepper, and soy-glazed onion finish. A thick, tangy, slightly smoky and well-balanced Bloody Mary that won’t let you down; garnish away!
92 points $12.99
On The Rocks The Cosmopolitan RTD
91 points
Pink color. Tropical aromas and flavors of cranberry sherbet, fruit punch, hint of grapefruit soda, and honeycomb with a supple, crisp, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, long finish that shows accents of dreamsicle and cranberry juice. A crowd-pleasing creamy Cosmo in a convenient package.
Crafthouse Smoky Margarita RTD
91 points
$4.99
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of smoky grilled corn and peppers, lime-spritzed melon, earthy squash, and coriander with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long finish evoking touches of lime cordial. A Mezcal cocktail for the minimalist; easy to tote and tipple, this smoky number delivers the balanced single serve cocktail you crave.
91 points $4.99
CANTEEN Spirits Black Cherry Vodka Soda RTD
91 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of black cherry taffy and hints of raspberry with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, medium-length finish manifesting overtones of hints of lemon. An instantly appealing, cherry flavored refresher that’s a huge palate pleaser.
Jose Cuervo Playa mar Grapefruit Hard Seltzer RTD
91 points
$11
Clear color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of freshly sliced pink grapefruit, fresh wild lemon, and tangerine with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a graceful, refreshing, medium-length finish. All natural grapefruit flavors shine in this easy-to-love hard seltzer that delivers.
Georgian Bay Cranberry Gin Smash RTD
90 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of berry snow cone and yogurt, hint of horse hair, dried pineapple, and metal and mica with a supple, tangy, off-dry medium body and a breezy finish imparting notes of citrusy fruit punch powder, diet cranberry drink mix, and lemon verbena. A fun and crushable berry bubbly drink for punchy parties.
’Merican Mule Mexican Style RTD
90 points
$4
Silvey straw color. Aromas and flavors of wet sappy pine, vanilla flan with herbs, agave syrup, and animal hide with a supple, vibrant, off-dry medium-to-full body and a compelling, medium-long finish with nuances of honeyed apples and citrus, lime pepper, and ginger beer. A Mule-like cocktail for fiestas.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Lime Vodka Soda
90 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lime peel and freshly squeezed lime wedge with a lean, bright, bone-dry light body and a smooth, relaxed finish. Vodka soda with a fresh squeeze of lime; this is the clean, bubbly beverage in a convenient package.
Cutwater Spirits RTD White Russian
90 points
$12
Light creamy taupe color. Aromas and flavors of Whoppers candies and sixlets candies with a round, vibrant, sweet light-to-medium body and a silky, delightful, medium-length finish revealing overtones of vanilla phosphate, creamy gelato, and hints of hazelnuts. A malty, creamy, adult milkshake that’s light and satisfying; try chilled on its own or shake it up with a shot of espresso.
Plume & Petal Peach Spritz RTD
90 points
$12
Clear color. Tropical, floral aromas and flavors of peach-mango sorbet, guava nectar, and hint of raspberry with a supple, vibrant, fruity medium body and a smooth, complex, long finish with notes of fruit salad and watermelon granita. A delicious bubbly RTD with great depth and layers of flavors.
Two Chicks Cocktails Sparkling Paloma RTD
90 points
$14.99
Pale pink color. Aromas and flavors of lemon-lime seltzer and pink grapefruit cordial with a satiny, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk finish. A sweet and lightly fruity crusher.
90 points $14.99
Crafthouse Southside RTD
89 points
$4.99
Minutely hazy straw yellow color. Aromas of muddled mint, honeyed key lime, and confectioner’s sugar with a supple, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, medium-length lemon and lime juice and delicate herbed melon finish. A minty herbal treat with balance and charm.
89 points $4.99
Jose Cuervo Sparkling Margarita RTD
89 points
$8
Pale chartreuse color. Aromas of lime candies, hints of young pineapple, and coconut with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet light body and a smooth, relaxed lime popsicle and orange zest finish. A bubbly, sweet but balanced Margarita in an easy-to-drink style.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Lime Tequila Soda
89 points
$9
Clear color. Inviting aromas and flavors of earthy agave, dried pear, red clay, and hints of caramel with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a graceful, captivating, medium-long finish evoking suggestions of hints of smoke. A tasty tequila-soda that lets the agave shine; tequila lovers will relish this simple and easy-to-tote cocktail.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Rum Mint Mojito
89 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of hints of mint, cucumber, honeydew melon, and lime candies with a satiny, vibrant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and an even, complex, long finish that presents accents of bright citrus. A juicy, refreshing herbal cocktail that’s a pleasure to drink.
Veil Mango Sparkling Vodka Seltzer RTD
89 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of mango candies, ripe cantaloupe, sweet citrus, hints of iced tea, and zesty spices with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, crisp finish. An unsweetened, fruity treat with yummy mango flavor.
Veil Wild Cherry Sparkling Vodka Seltzer RTD
89 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas of cherry smoothie and dried cherry with a satiny, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length black cherry lozenge finish. A dry, boldly cherry seltzer with a grown-up style.
Jose Cuervo Playa mar Lime Hard Seltzer RTD
89 points
$11
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lime cordial, whipped cream, and tangerine glaze on vanilla soft serve with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length finish. A fun, slightly fruity tequila-soda cocktail boasting big notes of citrus; a light and fizzy tipple for casual sipping.
Plume & Petal Cucumber Spritz RTD
89 points
$12
Clear color. Green aromas and flavors of cucumber purée, roasted serrano pepper, and mint and herbs with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a compelling, medium-length finish with accents of jicama and radish, hint of lychee and apple, and spa mineral water. A nicely balanced, dry cucumber cocktail with good purity, carbonation, and persistence; never cloying.
Conniption Cocktails American Dry Canned Gin And Tonic RTD
89 points
$14
Brilliant slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of spiced meringue, pepper and melon relish, lemon buttercream, and peppered wheat grass with a supple, fruity medium body and a seamless, refreshing, medium-long finish evoking notes of quince, lemon chutney, and fresh tonic water. A tasty and mellow Gin & Tonic for carefree sipping.
Two Chicks Cocktails Sparkling Vodka Fizz RTD
89 points
$14.99
Clear color. Fruity aromas and flavors of peach smoothie, peach gummies, hints of grapefruit, and berry jam with a satiny, crisp, off-dry medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish. Big notes of candied orchard fruit here will charm you into another sip; juicy and fun while still light and refreshing.
89 points $14.99
Two Chicks Cocktails Sparkling New Fashioned RTD
89 points
$14.99
Mahogany color. Aromas and flavors of cola, cocoa, and butternut bar with a round, vibrant, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a stimulating, medium-long finish that shows overtones of cherry cola float, root beer candy, sweet tea, and dried pineapple finish. A nice sweet whiskey cocktail for summer revelry.
89 points $14.99
Georgian Bay Mandarin Smashed Soda RTD
88 points
Clear color. Aromas of lemon lime soda and hints of creamy vanilla with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, agreeable lime cordial finish. A crisp, refreshing, lightly citrusy hard seltzer that delivers.
On The Rocks The Mai Tai RTD
88 points
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple Lifesavers and pineapple upside down cake with extra cherries with a supple, vibrant, sweet medium body and a tingling, medium-length finish with accents of canned pineapple in syrup, citrus powder, bubblegum, and hint of pepper finish. A nice sweet tropical rum cocktail to warm a winter’s night.
Crafthouse Gold Rush Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
88 points
$0.99
Hazy gold color. Toasty aromas and flavors of caramelized pineapple, cedar grilled peaches, granola and praline, and hint of bacon candy with a satiny, tangy, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a warming, delightful, medium-long finish displaying notes of Meyer lemon sorbet, clementine, and rooibos tea. A tangy and refreshing whisky cocktail that pleases the palate.
88 points $0.99
The Long Drink Company Long Drink Zero Low-Calorie RTD
88 points
$2
Cloudy clear color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of grapefruit soda and peel, geranium, and hint of spiced pineapple with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a easy finish that exhibits impressions of diet Squirt and melon with simple syrup. A nice lo-cal citrusy crusher.
The Long Drink Company Long Drink Cranberry RTD
88 points
$2
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of cranberry granita, hint of tonic water, and rose hip with a medium-to-full body and a smooth, brisk finish with elements of diet fruit punch and diet tonic water. A relaxed cranberry tonic in a can.
’Merican Mule Southern Style RTD
88 points
$4
Minutely hazy straw yellow color. Attractive, spicy aromas and flavors of spice cake a la mode, almond frosting, chocolate covered candied ginger, and almond frosted banana cake with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, charming, medium-long finish manifesting accents of spicy apple and pear compote. A nicely dimensional gingery cocktail with good flavor and balance.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Spicy Bloody Mary
88 points
$12
Rich red color. Fresh aromas and flavors of pico de gallo, peach salsa, celery, and hints of shallot with a thick, vibrant, dry medium body and a hot, compelling, medium-long finish revealing notes of tangy cayenne hot sauce. A fresh and spicy Bloody Mary.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Bloody Mary
88 points
$12
Rich red color. Aromas of lemon pepper, fennel, and juicy tomato with a thick, vibrant, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, fast cracked peppercorns, paprika, and hints of prepared horseradish finish. A mild but flavorful Bloody with rich peppercorn taste and tangy tomato.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Long Island Iced Tea
88 points
$12
Dark bronze color. Aromas of carob, hints of smoky coffee, roasted barley, cinnamon, and dried figs and dates with a satiny, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length anise and maple syrup finish. A fizzy, boozy, roasty number for barrel aged spirits lovers.
Zing Zang Premium Silver Margarita Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
88 points
$12
Golden green color. Aromas and flavors of sour mix, lime curd, candied orange, hints of vanilla cream, and caramel apple with a velvety, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-long finish that shows elements of lime sherbet. A sweet and silky smooth Margarita for an effortless happy hour.
Two Chicks Cocktails Sparkling Apple Gimlet RTD
88 points
$14.99
Clear color. Fruity aromas and flavors of apple soda, apple tart, caramel apple, and waxy cucumber skin with a round, crisp, off-dry medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-long finish conveying nuances of apple granita, cucumber relish, and hint of gazpacho. A rock solid apple spritzer with some nice earthy complexity.
88 points $14.99
Cutwater Spirits RTD Frozen Margarita Cocktail Pops Variety Pack
88 points
$24
This multi-pack of fluffy, icy treats is great for the beach and beyond. From a totally yummy Frozen Margarita with natural flavors and balance to a Frozen Mango Margarita that pops with fresh lime flavor, these grown-up popsicles hit the spot. Don’t miss the fun and tropical Frozen Pineapple Margarita that offers hints of coconut or the sweet and effortless Frozen Strawberry Margarita that drinks like a fruit punch.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Frozen Cocktail Spirit Pops Variety Pack
88 points
$24
These frozen pops are an effortless icy addition to your party’s refreshment offerings. From the herbaceous Frozen Vodka Mule to the creamy, cooling Frozen Gin Melon, these simple and palate-pleasing cocktails are an easy hit. Try the fun Frozen Rum & Cola at the lakehouse or tote the bright and mouthwatering Frozen Tequila Margarita anywhere the summer takes you.
On The Rocks The Aviation RTD
87 points
Pale cloudy pink color. Inviting aromas and flavors of delicate floral water, raspberry cream, herbed citrus, and wet cedar bark with a silky, tangy, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, interesting, very long finish with impressions of cranberry-raspberry relish, roasted pepper, lychee, and hint of pine. A delicious, well-crafted Aviation that doesn’t skimp on gin flavor.
Crafthouse Rum Old Fashioned RTD
87 points
$5.99
Minutely hazy golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of spicy egg nog, salt water taffy, and mesquite honeycomb with a round, soft, sweet medium body and a medium-long finish displaying notes of praline, vanilla cream, and sweet and peppery spices. A nice creamy, spirity cocktail for parties.
87 points $5.99
Cutwater Spirits RTD Grapefruit Vodka Soda
87 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas of lime Jell-O and hints of grapefruit zest with a lean, bright, bone-dry light body and a tingling, buoyant mineral water finish. A super-spritzy, dry and minerally seltzer with a hint of citrus flavor.
Fling Botanical Gin and Tonic RTD
87 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas of juniper, mint, thyme, lime twist, powdered sugar, and hints of banana with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length quinine and grapefruit peel finish. A refreshing gin and tonic in a convenient package; herbaceous and bracing.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Gin & Tonic
87 points
$12
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of green apple and tangerine sorbets, cucumber-grapefruit relish, and hint of quinine with a supple, tangy, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, long finish with notes of herbal cucumber sandwiches, bitter lemon, and peppered melon rind. A robust and quenching gin and tonic.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Black Skimmer Bourbon Whiskey Mule
87 points
$12
Golden yellow color. Peppery aromas and flavors of candied ginger slices, praline, and sweet tea with a satiny, tangy, off-dry medium-to-full body and a tingling, complex, medium-long finish with notes of peppers, ginger beer, and spiced caramel. A flavorful and punchy whisky mule-a-go-go that will kick the party into high gear.
Plume & Petal Lemon Spritz RTD
87 points
$12
Clear color. Aromas of dried mint, lemon oil, and lemon-lime soda with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, captivating, breezy hints of cucumber finish. A bold, lemony refresher for anytime quaffing.
Zing Zang Premium Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Sour Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
87 points
$12
Pale golden green color. Aromas of hints of pineapple sorbet, green apple, caramel fritters, and lime spritz with a velvety, lively, fruity sweet light body and a smooth, charming, medium-length caramel apple cake finish. A citrusy, summery Whiskey Sour to drink on the go.
Conniption Cocktails Cucumber Vodka Soda RTD
87 points
$14
Clear color. Aromas of clean cucumber and lime with a supple, bright, dry light body and a peppery, short finish. A lightly flavored cucumber spritz with a boozy kick.
Two Chicks Cocktails Sparkling Vodka CuTea RTD
87 points
$14.99
Bright clear color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of mango papaya pepper relish, lychee scented candle, medicinal herbs satchel, and eucalyptus leaf with a supple, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-length finish with shades of bubblegum, pepper, and aloe and rubber sap A tasty and floral ready-to-drink cocktail that is sure to please.
87 points $14.99
’Merican Mule Tropical Style RTD
86 points
$4
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemonade, hints of vanilla bean, shortcake, and shaved coconut with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk finish displaying nuances of sweet and mild ginger tea and pineapple sherbet. A sweet and mild cocktail in a convenient package.
Crafthouse Paloma RTD
86 points
$4.99
Golden yellow color. Aromas of pepitas, zucchini, lime cordial, and onion blossom with a satiny, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-length smoked squash and chutney finish. A fizzy, smoky and earthy cocktail for Mezcal lovers.
86 points $4.99
Cutwater Spirits RTD Three Sheets Rum & Cola
86 points
$12
Light mahogany color. Aromas of cola, spice drops, and hints of sassafras with a supple, soft, moderately sweet light body and a graceful, brisk hints of caramel, roasted nuts, and vanilla bean finish. An easy-drinking rum and cola for anytime imbibing.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Bali Hai Tiki Rum Mai Tai
86 points
$12
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of vanilla bean, caramelized pineapple, baking spices, and bubblegum with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length finish with accents of marzipan, brown sugar, and pears. A fruity, high octane rum cocktail for reign loosening.
Conniption Cocktails Rosé Spritz RTD
86 points
$14
Dark pink color. Aromas and flavors of rose water and fruit custard tart with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium body and a compelling, medium finish with accents of juniper jelly, waxy thyme honeycomb, raspberry meringue, and white tea finish. A tasty, well balanced Rosé and berry creation for dainty summer soirees.
Georgian Bay Strawberry Smashed Soda RTD
85 points
Clear color. Sweet aromas and flavors of mixed fruit candies, assorted jellies, strawberry syrup, and watermelon lollipop with a supple, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, quick finish. A tutti-frutti, spritzy seltzer.
Georgian Bay Lime Smashed Soda RTD
85 points
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemonade drink mix and hints of iced tea with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, brisk finish. An easy-going, citrusy seltzer for refreshment on the go.
’Merican Mule Moscow Style RTD
85 points
$4
Clear color. Aromas of lemon-lime sherbet, 7-Up float, and key lime Jolly Rancher with a supple, crisp, off-dry medium body and a graceful, breezy cream soda finish. A pleasant creamy citrusy interlude.
Cutwater Spirits RTD Vodka Mule
85 points
$12
Clear color. Aromas of water chestnuts, ginger tonic, and cracked pepper with a satiny, bright, fruity light body and an even, agreeable ginseng and sweet lemon finish. A funky gingery quaffer for hot days.
Ranch Rider Spirits Co. Tequila Paloma RTD
85 points
$13
Peachy gold color. Aromas and flavors of tepache, water chestnuts, grapefruit vinaigrette, cider apples, and hints of toasted coconut with a lean, crisp, dry light body and a tingling, captivating, medium-long finish. A wild, dry, slightly funky cocktail for the thinking drinker.
Abbott & Wallace Distilling Steamboat Spritz RTD
84 points
$4
Golden amber color. Curious aromas and flavors of cedar roasted apples, licorice candy, turmeric and mace, and scented shoe polish with a lightly tannic, tart, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish revealing notes of bitter herbal teas, dandelion, and cinchona bark. A somewhat angular bitter herbal concoction for Negroni fans.
Abbott & Wallace Distilling Caribbean Queen RTD
84 points
$4
Straw yellow color. Interesting, perfumed aromas and flavors of lemongrass, clove, dried ginger, dried rose, sandalwood, and orris root with a supple, vibrant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long finish. A uniquely perfumed gingery brew for the curious drinker.
Veil Fresh Lime Sparkling Vodka Seltzer RTD
84 points
$9
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lime cordial, lime Jell-O, and Pez candies with a supple, bright, dry light body and a seamless, brisk finish. An unsweetened lime refresher that’s easy on your waistline.
Ranch Rider Spirits Co. Ranch Water RTD
84 points
$13
Pale golden green color. Aromas of diced apples, lime-dressed celery, and grapefruit on yogurt with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and an effortless, interesting, short-to-medium lime spritz finish. A crisp herbaceous tequila cocktail for warm weather sipping.
SABÉ Grapefruit Paloma RTD
84 points
$14.99
Pale hazy pink color. Aromas of pink grapefruit, soy, and sweet potato with a satiny, vibrant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, medium-length pink peppercorns finish. A high-octane grapefruit cocktail with interesting earthy nuance.
84 points $14.99
Two Chicks Cocktails Sparkling Citrus Margarita RTD
84 points
$14.99
Slivery straw color. Funky aroma of ginger ale with a supple, soft, moderately sweet light body and a seamless, quirky, rapid cucumber cordial and lime finish. A funky flavor journey for the adventurous.
84 points $14.99
Big Star Margarita Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
84 points
$19
Pale chartreuse color. Aromas of sesame breadsticks, red bean paste, lime syrup, and hints of ginger with a light-to-medium body and a tingling, medium-length sour lime candies finish. A tangy lime refresher for hot days.
Fling Margarita RTD
83 points
$12
Light golden green color. Chemical aromas of mint lozenge, lime powder, ginger ale, and lemongrass with a lean, sharp, dryish light body and a tingling, medium-length sour lime candies and underripe pineapple finish. A racy cocktail to serve on ice with a splash of your favorite fruity liqueur.
Ranch Rider Spirits Co. The Chilton RTD
82 points
$13
Murky silvery straw color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of honey baked lemon and rose lime concentrate with a soft, puckering, bone-dry medium body and a tingling, odd, medium-long finish manifesting notes of concentrated lemon juice and green pepper seeds. A bracingly tart fizzy lemon drink for those who like to pucker.
SABÉ Margarita RTD
82 points
$14.99
Cloudy golden green color. Aromas and flavors of grilled yams, ripe agave, dried lime, hints of grapefruit, lemongrass, and sea salt with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and an interesting, medium-long finish. An earthy, distinctive agave cocktail.
82 points $14.99
On The Rocks The Margarita RTD
80 points
$11
Cloudy slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of sour lime candies, struck match, charred herbs, and celery salt with a satiny, tangy, off-dry light-to-medium body and a peppery, swift finish manifesting accents of chalk. A high-octane, citrusy cocktail for happy hour in a pinch.
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