Reviews

Review: Collective Project

Collective Project is a line of sparkling cocktail-inspired beverages that are infused with 20mg of hemp CBD per 12 ounce can. The product line is the creation of Canadian craft beer brewer Collective Arts Brewing and was formulated by the company’s in-house mixologists.

Review: Sweet Crude

Sweet Crude is a line of sparkling zero-proof cocktails that are enhanced with 20mg of CBD. The brand has launched with two flavors, OG Tonic and Mellow Mule, and both are packaged in 8.45 ounce cans.

Review: V2O Sparkling Balsamic Water

V2O Sparkling Balsamic is a new take on sparkling water that combines the flavor of balsamic vinegar with fruit flavors to create formulations that have 40 calories and no added sugar.

Review: Spirity Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

Spirity is a new line of non-alcoholic cocktails that use distilled tea to create its base “spirit.” The product line includes three varieties, including Mindful Margarita, Mindful Mule, and Mindful Negroni.

Review: Genius Vanilla Cinnamon

Like the other two SKUs in Genius's lineup of whole coconut smoothies, Vanilla Cinnamon is USDA certified organic, 100% plant-based and features a very clean list of ingredients.

Review: H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer

H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer is positioning itself as the “world’s first wine-infused sparkling water with 0.0% alcohol.” The initial flavors, which are packaged in 16 oz cans, include Pinot Noir, Rose and Sauvignon Blanc.

Review: Betera

Betera is a line of zero-proof sparkling botanical cocktails that are packaged in 12 ounce glass bottles. The line features three flavors: Elderflower-Lime, Rhubarb-Hibiscus and Ginger-Orange.

Review: Tiger Seed

Tiger Seed is a line of USDA Certified Organic beverages that feature non-carbonated formulations and are sweetened with agave. The line has three flavors, including Gingerade, Turmeric Tea and Matcha Mint.

Review: Ouli Tisane

Ouli, which is a sister brand of Dona Chai, is a line of super premium herbal teas that contain 10 calories or less with no added sweeteners. The product line presently includes three flavors: Turmeric Cherry, Cardamom Mint and Elderflower Fennel. 

Review: Golden Tiger

After launching several years ago, Golden Tiger is back with a new formulation and an updated package design for its line of turmeric-based juice drinks. The three-SKU  line, which features 100 mg of bioactive curcumin per bottle, is also now USDA Organic certified.

Review: Hrbvor

Hrbvor, which is short for “herbivore,” is a new sparkling beverage made with a cold-brewed infusion of organic leaves and flowers, including moringa, hibiscus, lemongrass and peppermint. The line is sweetened with raw honey, erythritol and monk fruit.

Review: Chirp Sparkling Energy Water

Chirp is a line of zero calorie sparkling water drinks that are enhanced with L-theanine and 50 mg of caffeine from white tea. The product, which was announced in April, is available at Target. The lineup includes five flavors: Blackberry, Golden Mango, Pink Grapefruit, Black Cherry (which we did not sample) and Watermelon, all of which use natural flavors and have no sweetener added. 

Review: Lucky Elixir

Lucky Elixir is a line of premium craft brewed kombucha from North Kansas City, MO. The products are raw and refrigerated, and are packaged in 12 ounce cans. 

Review: Culture Pop Soda

Launched this spring by a trio of industry veterans, Culture Pop is a line of mid calorie sugar sweetened sodas that are uniquely flavored and enhanced with probiotics. The initial lineup includes four flavors: Orange Mango Chili & Lime, Wildberry & Peppercorn, Ginger Lemon & Turmeric and Watermelon Lime & Rosemary.