Posted: Jul 30, 2015 at 9:45 AM
(Last Updated: Feb 25, 2016 at 3:05 PM)
Given that the entire Cawston Press line is enhanced with pressed apple juice, this variety appears to be the brand's flagship product. Made in the U.K., this beverage is a straightforward blend of 70 percent apple juice, sparkling water, and vitamin C. As you can imagine, the flavor is apple-forward. Using pressed apple juice and no added sugar definitely makes a big difference in terms of the quality of the apple flavor. Still, we wonder if what Cawston has created is unique enough to feel like something that's a step above what's already available in sparkling juice form. However, what the company has done with the packaging definitely helps make it feel premium and sophisticated. It all starts with a 12 oz. can, which has been given a white paint job and a text-heavy design that stacks all of the important info on the front panel. It's a unique approach that we haven't seen on this type of package before. Surprisingly, the text really catches your eye and does a nice job of quickly articulating what the product is all about. Overall, it’s hard to say how big the potential is for a sparkling apple juice flavor, but Cawston has definitely put its best foot forward in terms of presentation and flavor.