Reviews

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.

Review: Verve Coffee’s Nitro “Flash Brew” Coffee

According to the roaster, Flash Brew is prepared using a proprietary hot brewing process in an oxygen-free environment, then flash chilled -- the “flash” in Flash Brew -- and infused with nitrogen.

Review: Joybird Premium Hemp Infusion

Joybird is a new line of cannabidiol (CBD) infused beverages launching in three flavors -- Apple Cranberry, Mixed Berries, and Orange Tangerine -- with 45 calories per bottle.

Review: Humm Kombucha’s Reduced Sugar Offerings

The reduced sugar offerings, which come in Ginger Juniper and Raspberry Hops varieties, contain 5 grams of sugar and 25 calories per 8 oz serving. They are packaged in 14 ounce bottles that are, aside from label differences, almost identical to their flagship product.

Review: Ripple Nutrition Protein Shakes

Key ingredients in Ripple's new Nutrition Protein Shakes include 20 grams of “Rippletein,” which is made from pea protein, and a blend of sugar and monk fruit to sweeten the drinks.

Review: Recess Flavored Sparkling Water with CBD

Recess is an upstart line of fruit flavored sparkling water beverages infused with hemp extract. The brand features refreshing flavors, slick packaging, and one of today’s trendiest ingredients: cannabidiol, or CBD.

Review: Dunkin’ Donuts Shot in the Dark

Announced in September, Dunkin’ Donuts Shot in the Dark is the second ready-to-drink coffee product to be launched via the company’s partnership with Coca-Cola.

Review: SZENT Water

SZENT Water, which launched this October, is a unique concept in bottled water that offers “flavor” without adding anything to the water. It is launching in five varieties, including Tangerine, Tropical (which we did not sample), Pineapple, Mint and Passionfruit.