Reviews

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.

Review: KÖE Organic Kombucha

KÖE is a line of shelf-stable, USDA Organic certified kombuchas packaged in 12 oz cans. Designed to be “fruit forward” and “friendly,” the products are clearly formulated with the mainstream consumer in mind.

Review: Good Idea Drinks: The Swedish Sugar Buster

Good Idea Drinks is a dietary supplement sparkling water product that is made with a blend of five amino acids and a mineral (chromium picolinate). The product, which comes in three flavors including Sparkling Orange Mango, Sparkling Dragonfruit, and Sparkling Lemon Lime, is very much about functionality.

Review: Truronia

Truronia is a line of USDA Organic HPP juices that feature aronia berry as its key ingredient. The product line currently includes four single serve 100 percent juice varieties including Original, Mango, Coconut, and Pineapple.

Review: Clutch Coffee Roasters Coffee Soda Pop

Clutch Coffee Roasters is a Portland, Ore. based coffee company that sells coffee beans, ready-to-drink cold brew coffee, and the coffee sodas that are the subject of this product review.

Review: VIVIC Sparkling Coffee

VIVIC is a line of ready-to-drink sparkling coffee drinks that were created with quality in mind. The products are packaged in 9.5 oz cans and come in three flavors: Original, Sarsaparilla, and Lavender.