Reviews

Review: GIST Prebiotic Sparkling Water

GIST is a line of sparkling waters that are enhanced with 4 grams of prebiotic fiber per 12 ounce can. The products do not contain any added sweeteners and come in two flavors, Chamomile with Rosemary and Ginger with Rooibos.

Review: Pop & Bottle Almond Lattes

Pop & Bottle’s Almond Lattes are a line of USDA Organic almond milk-based beverages. The products, which are packaged in 11 ounce plastic bottles, feature a clean list of ingredients, are free of refined sugar, and contain caffeine for an immediate pick-me-up.

Review: Confidence

Confidence is a new functional beverage that contains a cocktail of B vitamins, GABA, rhodiola, ginseng, magnesium, and 5-HTP. The formulation, which includes adaptogens and nootropics, is being offered in a single zero-calorie and sugar-free formulation that is packaged in 7.5 ounce can.

Review: Ruby Hibiscus Water

Ruby is a recently launched line of hibiscus beverages that is being marketed as “hibiscus water.” The product line presently includes two flavors, Unsweetened and Lightly Sweetened.

Review: Quokka Brew

Quokka Brew is a ready-to-drink coffee beverage that is positioned as offering a “jitterless” drinking experience. The product presently comes in an 8 oz can in a single variety, Vanilla Oat Milk Latte.

Review: Odyssey Mushroom Elixir

Odyssey Mushroom Elixir is a line of functional beverages that, as the name suggests, use mushrooms as their hero ingredient and pairs them with either a coffee or tea base. The products are non-carbonated and packaged in 7.4 ounce slim cans.

Review: Ghia Le Spritz

Ghia, which bills itself as a non-alcoholic aperitif inspired by the Mediterranean, launched last summer with a single 535ml SKU. Now, the brand is extending its lineup into the ready-to-drink space with a sparkling version of the original drink, called Le Spritz.

Review: NOPE Alt Cocktails

NOPE is a line of premium sparkling non-alcoholic cocktail alternatives that are designed to be consumed over ice or straight up from the can. The product line includes four flavors packaged in slim 12 ounce cans.

Review: CANN Unspiked

Known for its flagship line of low dose THC enhanced beverages, CANN is now branching out of the cannabis and into the broader non-alcoholic beverage space. Unspiked contains no THC, CBD or other functional ingredients and instead focuses on refreshment with a low calorie formulation.

Review: Earth & Star

Earth & Star is a line of RTD functional beverages that are enhanced with mushrooms. Created by the same duo that founded BluePrint – one of the pioneers of the cold-pressed juice category – this brand aims to take on a similar challenge of helping to mainstream a category (in this case mushroom drinks) that’s on the bleeding edge.

Review: Olipop Orange Cream

For its latest seasonal limited edition release, Olipop has chosen a classic flavor that’s a throwback to the days of soda shop-style CSDs: Orange Cream. It’s a modern version of the timeless orange creamsicle soda that used to be a part of many premium CSD lineups.

Review: ISCA CBD Soda

ISCA is a new line of premium CBD-enhanced sodas that feature flavors created by two-star Michelin chef (and the brand’s co-founder) Michael Caines. The products contain 20mg of hemp extract per 12 ounce glass bottle.

Review: Hoplark Water

Hoplark Water is the latest line extension from Hoplark, a Boulder, Colorado-based company that has made a name for itself selling hop-infused sparkling teas.

Review: Casamara Club Amaro Soft Drink

Casamara Club is a line of non-alcoholic carbonated soft drinks that were inspired by the flavor of amaros and aperitivos. The line, which launched in late 2018,currently includes four flavors: Sera, Capo, Onda, and Alta.