February 2022 - Cans: Spirits

February 2022 - Cans: Spirits
This month's Spirits feature is Canned Cocktails

Cans: Spirits Reviews

LiveWire Honeydew Collins
97 points
Clear color. Aromas of galangal, baked pineapple, lime leaf, and roasted peppers with a round, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a very long sweet chile sauce, pineapple candies, and coconut cream finish. A curiously savory cocktail that really grows on you; balanced, quenching and interesting. This is a an awesome option for cocktail enthusiasts.
Cutwater Spirits White Russian
96 points
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of fresh cold brew, fresh cream, flan, brown sugar, and hints of malted milk balls with an crisp, sweet full body and a smooth, compelling, long finish. A really, really good creamy coffee cocktail; careful with this one.
LiveWire Golden God Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
96 points
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of white peach and mango, elderflower, sweet orange blossom, and honey with a satiny, lively, bubbly, sweet light body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-long finish with nuances of sweet ginger and ripe pear. A friendly, fruity and floral cocktail that’s sure to please your guests; great for Moscato lovers, elderflower enthusiasts and Champagne cocktail drinkers.
Lyre’s Classico Non Alcoholic Cocktail
96 points
Silver color. Aromas of lily, sweet lime, banana, candied pineapple, and coconut with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, sweet medium body and a seamless, compelling, medium-long candied citrus and ginger and pineapple finish. A complex refresher that’s a dead ringer for Prosecco.
Cazadores Spicy Margarita
95 points
Cloudy slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of lime agua fresca, fresh jalapeño, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish with impressions of pear, melon, honey, and lime granita. A rock solid sparkling Margarita with a kick; balanced, spicy, and delicious.
Cutwater Spirits Gin & Tonic
95 points
Clear color. Aroma of fresh cucumber with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a subtle, medium-long bitter quinine, hints of juniper, and other botanicals finish. A winner of a packaged Gin and Tonic; fresh cucumber flavors offer a refreshing and distinctive twist on this classic.
Cutwater Spirits Black Skimmer Bourbon Whiskey Mule
95 points
Minutely hazy yellow color. Aromas of caramel and sweet lemon and lime with a satiny, lively, fizzy, off-dry medium body and a smooth, complex, medium-long hints of vanilla, spices, fresh ginger beer, roasted nuts, and hints of fruity whiskey finish. A rock solid Whiskey Ginger RTD; excellent true-to-life flavors.
Damn Right Cocktails Son of a Basil Strawberry Basil Tequila Seltzer
95 points
Pale gold color. Aromas of dusty mexican countryside, prickly pear, ripe strawberry, vanilla, and agave nectar with a supple, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a refreshing, brisk hints of coconut, banana, and fresh basil finish. A fruity, light, crushable Tequila Soda-like seltzer with both tropical and orchard fruit vibes.
Drifter Craft Cocktails Spicy Margarita
95 points
Cloudy bright gold color. Aromas and flavors of crushed tangerine and ripe mango with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, compelling, medium-length finish evoking touches of mixed citrus sorbet and pineapple with tajin. A spicy, tropical Margarita; balanced and bubbly.
Bacardi Bahama Mama
93 points
Bright coral peach color. Aromas and flavors of peach candies, sweet guava smoothie, banana, and fruit stripes gum with a round, lively, sweet medium body and a tingling, layered, medium-long finish displaying shades of cherry liqueur, pineapple candies, and hints of aromatic bitters. A juicy and instantly pleasing tropical cocktail with a friendly fizz.
Bacardi Mojito
93 points
Hazy pale golden green color. Aroma and flavors of sweet limeade with a round, lively, moderately sweet medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-long finish that presents notes of hints of cane sugar and mint. A solid, sparkling Daiquiri-like cocktail with balanced citrus flavors
Bacardi Rum Punch
93 points
Hazy bright gold color. Aromas and flavors of ripe tangerine and lime-spritzed mango with a round, vibrant, very sweet full body and a warming, medium-length finish conveying notes of hints of sweet saffron confection. A very sweet cocktail packed with the tasty, bold flavors of ripe citrus and mango.
Cutwater Spirits Mint Mojito
93 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of hints of melon and mint with a supple, vibrant, fruity light body and a smooth, brisk finish displaying impressions of 7-Up. A fun, Mojito cocktail that’s light, easy, refreshing and crowd-pleasing.
Cutwater Spirits Orange Vodka Smash
93 points
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of orange juice, sweet pineapple, soft tropical fruits and hints of chamomile with a round, vibrant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, easy finish conveying accents of honey. A simple, juicy orange cocktail that hits the spot.
Cutwater Spirits Grape Vodka Transfusion Ready-To-Drink
93 points
Brilliant fuchsia color. Aromas and flavors of cranberry, raspberry, rose incense, and clove with a supple, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, distinctive, medium-length finish revealing notes of spiced tonka bean and bergamot. A very distinctive, spicy-sweet cocktail with unique herbal nuances.
Joia Spirit Sparkling Cosmopolitan
93 points
Dark pink color. Aromas and flavors of dragon fruit, hints of cherry, sandalwood, and mulling spices with a round, vibrant, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, engaging, medium-length finish. An festive punch-like cocktail with bright, snappy flavors.
Joia Spirit Sparkling Moscow Mule
93 points
Hazy slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of rose hip jam, potpourri, plumeria, and cola with a round, vibrant, fruity full body and a tingling, involved, long finish revealing notes of lemon-ginger and spiced sultanas. A sweet and herbaceous cocktail that brings something special to casual hangouts.
Lisco Luscious Lime Tequila Seltzer
93 points
Clear color. Aromas of honey, cane juice, sweet pear, ripe melon, and lime blossom with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and a silky, delightful, medium-length sweet apple and hints of fresh agave finish. A fresh, uniquely flavored hard seltzer for the Prosecco drinker that doesn’t want to grab stemware.
Lyre’s Amalfi Spritz Non Alcoholic Cocktail
93 points
Bright orange color. Aromas of sweet orange, crushed cardamom, and hints of fruit punch with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length hints of bitter orange, grapefruit, and grassy gentian finish. A fresh, complex non-alcoholic cocktail for grown ups.
Scapegrace Vodka Soda With Red Delicious Apple And Pear RTD
93 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of fuji apple and sweet pear with a round, vibrant, off-dry light body and a silky, medium-length finish. A round and fruity Vodka Soda with subtle hints of sweet orchard fruit.
Cutwater Spirits Watermelon Vodka Soda
92 points
Clear color. Aromas of bubblegum and watermelon candies with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a sleek, medium-length cucumber cooler finish. A fruity vodka-soda with hints of cucumber and melon.
Fishers Island Lemonade Spiked Tea Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
92 points
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of tamarind, cola, and brewed iced tea with a lightly tannic, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, captivating, medium-long finish displaying notes of sweet lemon and hints of honey. A tasty tea cocktail; even more refreshing when served over ice.
Fishers Island Lemonade Frozen Spirit Pops
92 points
Slivery straw color. Aroma and flavors of lemon cordial with a velvety, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a silky finish that shows accents of limeade. A not-too-sweet, refreshing and citrusy slushie in the most convenient package; a bit like a margarita over shaved ice.
Joia Spirit Sparkling Greyhound
92 points
Pale pink color. Aromas and flavors of pickled ginger, white grape, grapefruit, and rosemary with a satiny, lively, moderately sweet medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long finish with notes of candied lime peel and mineral water. A balanced citrusy-spicy cocktail.
Lisco Juicy Watermelon Tequila Seltzer
92 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of guava, bartlett pear, hints of sweet taffy, and coconut with a satiny, vibrant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a silky, buoyant finish displaying accents of salted watermelon with lime. A bubbly, dry seltzer with staycation vibes.
Midnight Moon Watermelon Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
92 points
Medium pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry, pink guava, watermelon, salted lime, and sweet mint with a velvety, fruity full body and a long finish. A juicy, refreshing watermelon cocktail that delivers a balanced, freshly-made style.
Scapegrace Vodka Soda With Hawkes Bay Lime Rtd
92 points
Clear color. Aromas of sweet orange marmalade and grapefruit zest with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and an effortless, interesting, breezy tangerine sorbet finish. A mild, juicy, crushable citrus Vodka Soda.
Volley Zesty Lime Tequila Seltzer
92 points
Minutely hazy slivery straw color. Aromas of fresh agave, lime spritz, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a polished, compelling, medium-long funky lime, pear, and subtle hints of pineapple finish. Pure Tequila aromas and flavor shine in this rock solid Tequila Soda cocktail.
Zing Zang Bloody Mary Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
91 points
Rich red color. Aromas of horseradish, rich worcestershire, hints of tapenade, and celery salt with a thick, lively, dry-yet-fruity full body and a warming, layered, long juicy tomato, cracked pepper, and garlic finish. A zesty, bold and savory Bloody Mary that nails it.
Cutwater Spirits Passion Fruit Guava Mojito
90 points
Light gold color. Aromas of pineapple cordial, honeysuckle, and hints of passion fruit puree with a satiny, crisp, fruity light body and an amusing, crisp jarritos pineapple soda and cream soda finish. A fruity, tropical cocktail that goes down easy.
Cutwater Spirits Grapefruit Paloma
90 points
Clear color. Aromas of ground peanuts and figs with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a sleek, delightful, medium-length roasted agave, hints of raisin, lime pound cake, and caramel finish. A rich tequila cocktail to serve on ice with a lime wedge
Cutwater Spirits Lime Vodka Soda
90 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of candied lemon, hints of fresh pine, and hints of grapefruit with a round, bright, dry light body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish. A rock-solid ready-to-drink vodka soda that’s pure and fresh.
Drifter Craft Cocktails Passion Fruit Caipirinha
90 points
Minutely hazy golden green color. Aromas and flavors of lime cordial, hints of ginger, citronella, and sage with a satiny, tangy, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, brisk finish with nuances of limeade. A tangy, spritzy lime cocktail.
Knox & Dobson Old Fashioned
90 points
Copper color. Aromas and flavors of freshly expressed orange peel, caramelized citrus, peppered almonds, raisins, and toffee with a supple, crisp, sweet medium body and a warming, intricate, long finish with suggestions of hints of licorice, violet, and sweet oak. A bright, fresh and fruity Old Fashioned with big citrus character.
Lisco Sweet Mango Tequila Seltzer
90 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of sweet pear, honey, and apple-cinnamon tart with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a polished, interesting, medium-length finish. A super bubbly, light and friendly seltzer that refreshes.
Personal Day Lime Vodka Hard Seltzer
90 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of fresh cut lime with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length finish. Bold and natural lime flavors shine in this tangy, true flavor Seltzer.
Sugarlands Shine One-Two Punch Moonshine Cocktail
90 points
Bright hazy coral red color. Tropical aromas of fruit punch, ripe red fruits, and hints of amaretto with a round, vibrant, sweet medium body and a warming, captivating, long ripe pineapple, cherry candy, banana, and guava finish. A very sweet, but very tasty tropical cocktail that’s a vacation in a can.
Knox & Dobson Improved Whiskey Cocktail
89 points
Dark copper color. Aromas and flavors of caramel-drizzled nuts, orange marmalade, rich spicy cinnamon, and coconut horchata with a velvety, vibrant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long finish that exhibits notes of chocolate covered dried cherries and spices. A full bodied Manhattan that’s ready to go! Pour over ice and enjoy its classic flavors.
Lyre’s Dark N Spicy Non Alcoholic Cocktail
89 points
Cloudy gold color. Aromas of toasted almonds, hints of spiced apricot, marshmallow, and brown sugar with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, sweet medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-long creamy coconut, pineapple, and vanilla finish. A nuanced tropical cocktail for when you need a drink but not a drink.
Malibu Strawberry Daiquiri
89 points
Hazy light ruby color. Aromas and flavors of pure ripe strawberries with a glycerous, soft, sweet medium-full body and a sleek, medium-length finish. A very sweet Strawberry-Aid-like cocktail with piles of natural strawberry flavors; serve on ice!
Ole Smoky Mountain Mule Cocktail
89 points
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of vanilla cola, hints of nutmeg, and custard with an vibrant, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, engaging, medium-length finish with notes of peppercorns, cinnamon, and ginger. A simple rum and cola in an even simpler package; a solid choice.
Cazadores Margarita
88 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of grapefruit juice and fresh grass with a supple, crisp, moderately sweet light body and a silky, swift finish that exhibits notes of candied orange, hints of elderflower, and tropical fruits. A fun, fizzy tangy cocktail that’s balanced and crowd-pleasing.
Cutwater Spirits Watermelon Ranch Water
88 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon candy, rich berry taffy, strawberry smoothie, and sweet banana with a round, vibrant, dryish medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long finish. Big fruity flavors fill the palate; a fun, candied seltzer-like refreshment.
Cutwater Spirits Spicy Bloody Mary
88 points
Rich dark amber color. Aromas of tinned tomato, prepared horseradish, and spice blend with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long finish. A solid spice Bloody Mary.
Cutwater Spirits Huckleberry Spritz
88 points
Pale pink color. Aromas and flavors of sweet strawberry jam and hints of bright citrus with a satiny, bright, fruity sweet light body and a smooth, breezy finish. A sweet and refreshing berry cooler.
Damn Right Cocktails Devil Of A Lime Margarita
88 points
Pale hazy golden green color. Aromas and flavors of lime cordial and agave nectar with a velvety, vibrant, dryish light-to-medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length finish revealing suggestions of sweet melon. A tangy, dry and refreshing seltzer with Margarita vibes.
Fishers Island Lemonade Pink Flamingo Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
88 points
Hazy gold color. Aromas of hints of molasses, orange and pineapple sorbet with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, brisk honey, toasted almond, and lime-spritzed jicama finish. An easy cocktail for a simple tropical escape.
Lisco Fresh Pineapple Tequila Seltzer
88 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas of melon, tinned pineapple and cucumber salad with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and an interesting, medium-length cantaloupe finish. A funky, fruity Seltzer with interest.
Løs Sundays Tropical Tequila Hard Seltzer
88 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas of mango candies, lemon, and white flowers with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and an interesting, medium-length peach iced tea finish. A mild, fruity Seltzer that won’t let you down.
Løs Sundays Watermelon Tequila Hard Seltzer
88 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of fresh cucumber, honeydew melon, lime, and hints of banana with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length finish. A quenching, stylish seltzer.
Lyre’s American Malt & Cola Non Alcoholic Cocktail
88 points
Mahogany color. Aromas and flavors of cola, ginger, campfire, molasses, and sweet tea with a supple, crisp, spritzy, moderately sweet medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length finish. A spicy, grown-up cola cocktail; serve on ice.
Novo Fogo Brazilian Old Fashioned Highball Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
88 points
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of grilled artichokes, hints of toffee, candied ginger, and toasted oats with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light body and a polished, compelling, medium-length finish with notes of fresh sugar cane. Grassy Cachaca and fizzy ginger flavors; an easy pleaser for the cocktail curious.
Ole Smoky Blackberry Lemonade Moonshine Cocktail
88 points
Light ruby color. Aromas of cranberry cocktail, raspberry liquor, and concord grape with a round, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a sleek, delightful, medium-length hints of vanilla bean, orange marmalade, and pineapple sorbet finish. A bubbly, French Martini-like cocktail that sweet, tangy and fruity.
Ole Smoky Apple Pie Ginger Moonshine Cocktail
88 points
Pale gold color. Aromas and flavors of apple-studded panettone, roasted nuts, spiced cider, and buttered rum with a satiny, vibrant, effervescent, sweet medium body and a graceful, engaging, medium-long finish. A tasty, festive mulled cider-like cocktail that will be a pleasure to share.
Absolut Grapefruit Paloma
87 points
Pink color. Aromas of hints of thyme and grapefruit zest with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a refreshing, medium-long ginger ale, grapefruit, lime spritz, and juniper finish. A bubbly and refreshing citrus cocktail that’s light and easy.
Bully Boy Distillers Grapefruit Spritz
87 points
Gold color. Aromas of pickled ginger, aniseed, ginseng, turmeric, and pickling spices with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a peppery, distinctive, medium-length black tea, peppercorns, and tonic finish. A distinctive spritz that’s sure to be a hit with cocktail aficionados.
Cutwater Spirits Mango Watermelon Mojito
87 points
Gold color. Aromas of crushed apples, pineapple preserves, and ripe mango with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy hints of vanilla caramel and golden melon finish. A fruity cocktail for any occasion.
Cutwater Spirits Strawberry Margarita
87 points
Pale hazy pink color. Aroma of tomato with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, charming, medium-length fresh watermelon, strawberry, creamy pears with honey, sweet nougat, and roasted agave finish. A light, breezy watermelon-Tequila cocktail with pure agave flavor; garnish with a lime and enjoy.
Cutwater Spirits Peach Margarita
87 points
Minutely hazy straw color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, guava, fresh celery, and cantaloupe with a velvety, vibrant, moderately sweet light body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long finish displaying notes of almond skins, ripe papaya, and honeycomb. A light and fresh agave cocktail with kisses of juicy tropical flavor.
Cutwater Spirits Bloody Mary
87 points
Reddish mahogany color. Aromas of freshly sliced celery, capers, kosher dills, and tomato salad with a thick, lively, dry-yet-fruity full body and a peppery, interesting, long hot peppers and hints of anchovy finish. A spicy though light-on-its-feet Bloody Mary with great fresh-from-the-garden flavors.
Lyre’s G&T Non Alcoholic Cocktail
87 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lime peel, lemon balm, dill, hints of juniper candies, and quinine with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and a smooth, appealing, medium-length finish revealing accents of crystallized ginger, fresh herbs, and coriander. A rock solid non-alcoholic Gin and Tonic that offers a great flavor match for those choosing to abstain.
Pilot House Distilling Bar Pilot Cranberry Vodka Soda
87 points
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of hints of sweet agave, grapefruit zest, sweet apples, hints of vanilla, and aloe with a satiny, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-length finish. A big, bold and fruity cocktail.
Scapegrace Vodka Soda With Pomegranate & Doris Plum RTD
87 points
Clear color. Aromas of grapefruit zest, pineapple, hints of coconut, and sweet berries with a round, vibrant, off-dry light body and a silky, compelling, medium-length orange sherbet finish. A tropical smoothie of a Vodka Soda with hints of sweetness; crushable and crowd-friendly.
Zing Zang Bourbon Sour
87 points
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of toasted oats, toffee, caramel-drizzled roast figs, and nutty granola with a satiny, lively, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length finish with accents of ginger tea and meyer lemon. A sweet and satisfying whiskey sour.
Cazadores Paloma
86 points
Cloudy slivery straw color. Aroma of ginger ale with a round, bright, sweet light-to-medium body and a polished, brisk lemon sorbet, honey, and hints of tequila finish. A soft, sweet and rounded cocktail.
Cutwater Spirits Bali Hai Tiki Rum Mai Tai
86 points
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, cream soda, brown sugar, and honey-roasted nuts with a round, fruity medium body and a warming, appealing, medium-long finish with notes of cola. A rum-centric cocktail with hints of spice.
Cutwater Spirits Vodka Mule
86 points
Clear color. Savory aromas and flavors of sawn oak, hints of pine, marinated ginger, and sage with a supple, vibrant, fruity sweet light body and an even, quick finish. A mild, somewhat savory take on the ginger highball.
Cutwater Spirits Long Island Iced Tea
86 points
Copper color. Aromas and flavors of cola, caramel coconut, roasted nuts, candied cherry, sweet oak, vanilla, and licorice with a slightly chewy, crisp, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, elegant, medium-long finish with notes of molasses. Great execution of the LIIT in a can.
Cutwater Spirits Lime Ranch Water
86 points
Hazy emerald straw color. Aromas of dried ginger, grapefruit zest, and coconut cream with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length lemon-lime spritz and star fruit finish. A light, citrusy refresher.
Fishers Island Lemonade Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
86 points
Pale cloudy slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon-lime sour mix, white peppercorns, and lemon balm with a supple, tangy, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish. A fun Lemon Drop-like cocktail that will be a fun shooter or sipper; shake with or serve on ice!
Midnight Moon Lightning Lemonade
86 points
Clear color. Aromas of sour mix and lemon bar with a round, crisp, fruity sweet medium body and an even, charming, medium-long hints of coconut, pickled pineapples, and sweet lime finish. A tropical, pina colada-like cocktail that’s light and easy.
Zing Zang Margarita
86 points
Pale hazy golden green color. Aromas and flavors of lime candies and hints of orange soda with a round, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length finish that presents accents of sweet agave nectar, vanilla custard, and honey. A creamy, crowd-pleasing margarita cocktail.
Cutwater Spirits Lime Tequila Margarita
85 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of fresh romaine, roasted corn, hints of peppermint, and roasted nuts with a supple, tart, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and an even, interesting, medium-length finish with notes of sweet pear nectar and lime candies. A character-rich agave cocktail; serve on ice.
Cutwater Spirits Mango Margarita
85 points
Hazy light gold color. Aromas of mango cooler, sweet tea, passion fruit, and corn masa with a satiny, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, complex, long sesame, sliced bell pepper, and lime granita finish. A grown up tropical tequila cocktail
Cutwater Spirits Bali Hai Tiki Rum Punch
85 points
Light minutely hazy pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry hard candies and hints of mint with a satiny, prickly, fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, medium-length finish manifesting notes of orange peel and watermelon rind. A drier, earthy cocktail to serve with a good chill.
Cutwater Spirits Three Sheets Rum & Cola
85 points
Dark bronze color. Aromas and flavors of cola and lemon iced tea with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, swift finish evoking notes of subtle hints of coconut and cane sugar. A simple Rum and Cola in a convenient package.
Fishers Island Lemonade Fizz Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
85 points
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon lime popsicles and hints of grapefruit with a round, tart, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, fast finish. A tangy, limey, bubbly number for cocktails in a pinch.
Hardwood Spiked Seltzer RTD Cocktail
85 points
Straw yellow color. Aromas of pickled ginger, ginseng, fresh sliced celery, dandelion, and iris with a supple, crisp, dry light body and a sleek, medium-length golden tomato, celery seed, and turmeric finish. A dry and somewhat savory Cocktail with big notes of celery and ginger.
Jim Beam Jim Beam Classic Highball
85 points
Slivery straw color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of clementine and melon rind and ginseng with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, crisp finish imparting notes of minerals. A clean, crisp, dry sparkling highball for carefree sipping at the beach.
Jim Beam Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Ginger Ale
85 points
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of ginger ale and caramel nuts with a supple, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a polished, medium-length finish with impressions of simple syrup. A solid ready-to-drink whiskey and ginger ale cocktail for parties.
Pilot House Distilling Astoria Mule Lemon Ginger Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
85 points
Minutely hazy straw yellow color. Aromas and flavors of lemon oil, ginger, and parsley with a supple, bright, dry light body and a smooth, sparse finish that presents notes of powdered ginger. A bright and spicy ginger cocktail for every day.
Volley Sharp Grapefruit Tequila Seltzer
85 points
Hazy light rose gold color. Aromas of fresh pink grapefruit, fresh agave, and starfruit with a satiny, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long bitter grapefruit peel, hints of pineapple, and apples in cream finish. A yummy grapefruit-Tequila cocktail that’s fresh and interesting.
Cutwater Spirits Grapefruit Vodka Soda
84 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of orange candies and hi-c with a crisp, dry light body and an even, brisk finish displaying notes of hints of cereal grains and sugarcane. A candied nose and a dry, refreshing palate make this a simple go-to for an orange vodka-soda refresher.
Cutwater Spirits Bali Hai Piña Colada
84 points
Creamy snow white color. Aromas and flavors of creamy fresh strawberry yogurt with a creamy, bright, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, brisk finish evoking nuances of hints of vanilla. A light, creamy drink with hints of sweetness.
Knox & Dobson Rye Manhattan
84 points
Amber color. Aromas of honey-roasted nuts, banana bread, and watermelon rind with a satiny, bright, bone-dry medium body and a warming, compelling, medium-long oak and spices finish. A funky, dry Manhattan.
LiveWire Rocket Queen Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
84 points
Pale golden green color. Aromas of sandalwood and hints of cacao with a supple, crisp, fruity light body and a seamless, brisk lime zest and tonka bean finish. A light crusher for al fresco refreshment.
Løs Sundays Grapefruit Tequila Hard Seltzer
84 points
Minutely hazy slivery straw color. Aromas of mandarin orange segments in syrup and chalk with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, rapid orange candies finish. A citrusy Hard Seltzer that refreshes.
Løs Sundays Agave Lime Tequila Hard Seltzer
84 points
Slivery straw color. Aroma of orange sherbet with a supple, soft, dryish light body and a brisk hints of ginger and lemon drops finish. A soft and fruity hard seltzer that goes down easy.
Personal Day Lemon Vodka Hard Seltzer
84 points
Clear color. Aromas of lemon-lime candies with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and an effortless, intriguing, easy hints of salted lime and mineral water finish. A yummy, tangy Hard Seltzer a bit like a dry, bubbly margarita with a salted rim.
Sabé London G&T Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
84 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of acetic acid, pickles, sauerkraut, and rubber with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, brisk finish. A funky RTD that likely has sulfur and/or shelf stability issues.
La Dolce Vita La Limonata Lemon Lime Vodka Hard Seltzer
83 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lemon balm and lime sorbet with a supple, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, sparse finish with suggestions of club soda. Bright, fresh and fruity aromas coupled with a bubbly, neutral palate make this a great choice for the vodka-soda-lemon type; refreshing.
La Dolce Vita Il Pompelmo Ruby Grapefruit-Blood Orange Vodka Hard Seltzer
83 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon lollipop, fruit punch, and banana candies with a satiny, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a graceful, short finish. Fun, summery aromas lead to a dry and refreshing palate in this cool watermelon Hard Seltzer.
Ole Smoky Mountain Rita Moonshine Cocktail
83 points
Pale chartreuse color. Aromas of lime yogurt and lemon oil with a supple, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk ginger ale and lime cordial finish. A spritzy, citrusy cocktail for drinks in a pinch.
Personal Day Grapefruit Vodka Hard Seltzer
83 points
Minutely hazy clear color. Aromas and flavors of yellow tomato, bitter grapefruit peel and seeds, and quinine with a supple, bright, light body and a smooth, terse finish. A bracing grapefruit hard seltzer for bitter enthusiasts.
Volley Tropical Mango Tequila Seltzer
83 points
Hazy golden straw color. Off, putting aromas and flavors of mango, alfalfa, and ginseng with a supple, soft, dry light body and a quick finish. A funky seltzer that refreshes.
Knox & Dobson Martini
82 points
Clear color. Creamy aromas of cream, hints of condensed milk, and fresh coconut meat with a round, soft, dry medium-to-full body and a smooth, brief creamy sake and coconut granola finish. A light and subtle martini.
Volley Spicy Ginger Tequila Seltzer
81 points
Pale hazy golden green color. Savory aromas of teriyaki sauce, sliced ginger, and lemon-pepper with a supple, lively, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, interesting, medium-length powdered ginger, mustard, cracked pepper, and coconut finish. A funky, spicy refresher.
Personal Day Pineapple Vodka Hard Seltzer
80 points
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of dried apples, hints of watermelon, and roasted nuts with a satiny, bright, dryish light body and an even, brisk finish. A mild, almost nutty Seltzer.
Sabé Ranch Water
80 points
Clear color. Aromas of orange liqueur, hints of ginger, citronella, and yogurt with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a peppery, engaging, relaxed ground peppercorns and mint finish. A piquant, high octane RTD.
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