Lazy Bear is a line of cascara, which, as we’ve explained in reviews of other cascara beverages, is a product brewed using the fruit that surrounds the coffee bean. The product is currently available in three flavors, two of which have no added sugar: Natural, Mint, and Lemon Agave.
The Water Kefir People is a Bend, Ore. based company with a line of organic handcrafted probiotic beverages that were designed with the intention of being an “option for the whole family.”
Iconic’s latest offerings, which were announced in January 2018, include two flavors that are on the trendier end of what you’ll see in the whey protein category: Golden Milk and Coconut Matcha.
Nomad Trading Co. is a new line of cascara beverages that is available in three flavors, Original, Hibiscus, and Cascara + Lemonade (which we did not get to try).
Sip City, which hails from Washington, D.C., is positioning its switchel as “nature’s sports drink & cocktail mixer” and has launched with three flavors.
Tiesta Tea has launched its new ready to drink cold brew teas line in five flavors, including Maui Mango, Blueberry Wild Child, Lavender Chamomile, Lean Green Machine, and Black Thai Tropical.
Bitter Love is a line of “Sparkling Drinking Bitters” that features three flavors: Toasted Pineapple, Peppered Grapefruit, and Tart Cherry.
Fawen is a line of ready-to-drink soup that comes in three shelf stable USDA Organic certified flavors: Beet & Cabbage, Broccoli & Cauliflower, and Sweet Potato & Red Lentil.
Wave Soda is a product that is going after the diet soda drinker with a clean label product that is made with 85 percent sparkling water and 15 percent fruit juice.
For the purposes of this review, we’re taking a look at Blackeye Nitro Cold Brew as well as their White Chocolate and Nitro Cocoa offerings. All three are packaged in 12 oz. slim cans that feature a black sleeve label and a painted black top.
Rivvibe is a beverage that is billed as “a drink that includes all the electrolytes and antioxidants of a sports drink and is brewed like a tea.” It’s currently available in a single flavor,packaged in a 16 oz.clear plastic bottle that’s most commonly used for juice.
Featuring both coconut oil and coconut water as its core ingredients, VitaMind is a line of shelf-stable beverages that positions itself as being “all natural brain energy.”
Zest Tea is a line of sparkling “high octane teas” that are positioned as having high caffeine content (150mg from green tea extract) and being relatively low in calories (25-35 per can).
Like many coffee roasters getting into the cold-brew game, this is their first ready to drink offering and it’s one that will serve as a takeaway product from their retail locations.