Reviews

Review: Elsena Infused Still Water

Eslena is a line of USDA Organic certified still flavored waters that are unsweetened and contain under 10 calories per bottle. The products are flavored with real ingredients, including fruit puree or juice and a touch of sea salt.

Review: Genius Coconut Smoothies

Genius, which is a USDA Organic certified coconut smoothie, recently extended its line to include two new flavors: Coconut and Turmeric.

Review: HopTea

HopTea, winner of New Beverage Showdown 16 at BevNET Live Winter 2018, is a line of zero calorie non-alcoholic hop-infused “tea” drinks that feature hops as the primary flavor ingredient.

Review: Dram Adaptogenic CBD Sparkling Water

Dram Apothecary is a Colorado-based company that has up until now been known primarily as a purveyor of cocktail bitters and syrups. Recently, the company branched out in to cannabidiol (CBD) products, including a line of drops as well as these ready-to-drink sparkling beverages.

Review: Bimble Sparkling CBD

Bimble, which hails from New York City, is a recently launched CBD enhanced (25 mg) sparkling beverage available in a single SKU, Grapefruit Basil Mint.

Review: Nomad Energy

Announced last summer, Nomad Energy drink is a cascara-based energy drink that is the follow up to the company’s line of ready-to-drink cascara teas. Positioned as a plant-based energy drink, the product relies exclusively on cascara (aka coffeefruit) and the caffeine that it naturally provides; in this case 120 mg.

Review: Koia Keto

Koia, maker of non-GMO verified plant-based nutrition beverages, is expanding its portfolio with a three-flavor line of ketogenic (keto) protein drinks.

Review: Trusol 5:30 Daily Metabolic Elixir

5:30 Daily Metabolic Elixir is the first product from New York-based brand Trusol. Available in a single SKU, the USDA Organic product contains functional ingredients for energy and metabolic benefits.

Review: VYBES

Vybes is a line of ready-to-drink beverages that contain 15 mg of hemp CBD per 14 oz. bottle. The product is currently offered in five flavors, of which three are still and two are sparkling.

Review: Synapse Natural Cognitive Boost

Launched in September, Synapse is a caffeine free ready-to-drink supplement that is designed to boost mental performance, focus, and energy. The product is available in a single SKU.

Review: Sweet Reason Sparkling Water with CBD

Sweet Reason is a new sparkling water enhanced with 7 mg of cannabidiol (CBD). The product is produced in Canada, contain 5 calories per 12 oz. bottle and is available in three unsweetened flavors:, Grapefruit, Cucumber + Mint, and Strawberry + Lavender.

Review: Rambler Sparkling Water

Rambler Sparkling Water is a mineral water that launched earlier this year out of Austin, Tex. This latest entry into the fast-rising category is filtered with Texas limestone and has added minerals in 12 oz can.

Review: Teatulia Organic Tea Soda

Teatulia Organic Tea Sodas are a line of organic ready-to-drink sparkling teas that are sweetened with sugar.

Review: Sol-ti’s VitaliTea

San Diego-based cold-pressed juice company Sol-ti has recently expanded its product portfolio into a new category: organic ready-to-drink tea in five varieties, all of which utilize the same glass packaging and light filtration (rather than pasteurization) as their cold-pressed juices.