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February 2021 - Mixers & Large Format RTDs

February 2021 - Mixers & Large Format RTDs
This month's Spirits feature is Mixers

Mixers & Large Format RTDs Reviews

Stirrings Simple Mai-Tai Mixer
91 points
$6.99
Tasted as a Mai Tai cocktail. Cloudy peach color. Tropical aromas of pineapple juice, ripe papaya, hints of cherry, and almond pastry with a round, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a silky, nuanced, medium-long lime sorbet and hints of coconut finish. This juicy, simple mixer makes easy-to-love rum cocktails; mix with high quality aged rum for the best flavor.
91 points $6.99
Stirrings Simple Margarita Mixer
90 points
$6.99
Tasted as a Margarita cocktail. Pale golden green color. Citrusy aroma of lime pop with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet light body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length orange glaze and powdered sugar finish. Use this mixer to create effortlessly balanced Margaritas at home; this one really lets the agave flavors shine through.
90 points $6.99
Stirrings Organic Margarita Mixer
86 points
$7.49
Tasted as a Margarita cocktail. Straw color. Aromas and flavors of lime concentrate, hints of mint candies, sweet tarts candies, and hints of honey with a supple, bright, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a polished, quick finish. A solid Margarita mixer for easy home cocktailing.
86 points $7.49
Stirrings Simple Sour Mix Mixer
85 points
$6.99
Tasted as a Whiskey Sour cocktail. Hazy golden green color. Aromas of lemon-lime candies, hints of honey, and caramel with a round, tart, very sweet medium body and a smooth, easy sour lime lollipop finish. An intense sour mix that hits the palate with big citrus and sweetness; mix with robust bourbon.
85 points $6.99
Stirrings Simple Old Fashioned Mixer
84 points
$6.99
Tasted as an Old Fashioned cocktail. Light ruby color. Aromas of ginger, cinnamon candies, rhubarb, caramel, cola, and spiced tea with a velvety, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, charming, medium-length orange oil finish. A simple solution to at-home Old Fashioneds; this spicy, orangey mix provides a yummy platform for your favorite bourbon or rye.
84 points $6.99
Crafthouse Spicy Margarita RTD
84 points
$26.99
Minutely hazy pale chartreuse color. Savory aromas of fresh green bell pepper, celery, garden herbs, and pickled ginger with a supple, bright, fruity sweet medium body and a warming, engaging, medium-length green peppercorns and under ripe mango finish. An appetizer-ready cocktail with a savory, herbaceous style.
84 points $26.99
1800 The Ultimate Margarita Original RTD
83 points
$0
Hazy golden green color. Aromas and flavors of lime candies and hints of coconut with a satiny, crisp, sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, medium-length finish evoking touches of lime sherbet. A bold margarita for sweet outdoor imbibing.
Jose Cuervo Authentic Classic Margarita RTD
81 points
$0
Hazy chartreuse color. Aromas and flavors of cumin and lime popsicle with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length finish. A savory-sweet cocktail with citrus pop; this is one for the curious.
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