Reviews

Review: Living Apothecary Brings Water Kefir to Tea

The Living Apothecary is a line of probiotic water kefir beverages that aim to bring this concept into a new category: tea. The USDA Organic certified product line includes seven formulations that include a host of familiar teas, including white tea, black tea, and herbal offerings.

Review: Monfefo Ginger Water

Ginger Water is the latest product from Monfefo, which is a company that has been focused exclusively on cold-pressed beverages that are packaged in a 1.7 oz. shot format. The company also won the New Beverage Showdown 11 at BevNET Live Summer 2016.

Review: Goodwolf Water Kefir

Goodwolf Water Kefir is a non-dairy sparkling probiotic beverage that is, at least from its flavor and functionality, a near cousin to kombucha. It currently comes in three flavors: Pure Ginger, Pure Gold, and Pure Bloom.

Review: Made Coffee

Made Coffee is a self-described “coffee cannery” that is focused on creating high quality cold brew and nitro coffee in cans. The company, which is based in St. Petersburg, FL and launched in 2015 (the cans launched this year), currently has three varieties: Traditional Cold Brew, Nitro Brew, and Cold Brew Ethiopia Guji.

Review: Tribucha

Based in North Carolina, Tribucha is a line of kombucha products that are being marketed as “100% craft brewed kombucha.” The company points to a 10-stage brewing and extraction process, which they say allows the products to deliver amazing taste while being free of flavors and fruit juices.

Review: Here Cold-Pressed Juices

Here, which hails from Chicago, IL, is a company that is focused on producing food and beverage that utilize local, “farm to label” ingredients from the Midwest. Their portfolio of products includes dips, spreads, salad dressings, and this line of cold-pressed and high pressure processed (HPP) juices.

Review: Hapi Water Brings Kids a Sugar Free Drink Pouch

Hapi Water is an all-natural sugar-free kids drink that is packaged in a pouch with an attached straw. It is sold exclusively in an 8-pack carton that can be found at certain grocery stores as well as Amazon.

Review: Soupure

Soupure is a line of high pressure processed (HPP) drinkable soups that come in a variety of different flavors. The company, which is currently focused on direct to consumer sales through its own e-commerce platform, is building out its lineup with the hopes that a “soup cleanse” will become a viable concept.

Review: Wisco Pop! Sparkle

Launched in 2016, Sparkle isn’t the newest entry into the flavored sparkling water space (nor is Wisco Pop, the company behind it, which launched in 2012), but it’s one of the few brands out there that is going after the premium end of the segment.

Review: DRINK Maple (and Melon) Adds New Flavors

DRINKmaple, which is perhaps best known for their flagship 100% maple water product, continues to expand their lineup. Having announced DRINKmelon back in Spring of 2016, the company has expanded their SKU footprint a bit further.

Review: Bulletproof RTD Cold Brew

Over the past year or two there has been a lot of speculation regarding when Bulletproof would release their own branded Bulletproof Coffee in ready to drink form. But earlier this month, Bulletproof finally rolled out their own brand, launching exclusively at Whole Foods nationwide.

Review: Tsamma Watermelon Juice

Tsamma is a ready to drink juice beverage from Frey Farms, which is self-described as one of the country’s largest watermelon growers. The product, which we first took a look at back in 2014, has been given a bit of an update.

Review: Canvas Barley Milk

Produced by a company that’s owned by Anheuser-Busch’s Zx Ventures, Canvas Barley Milk is a plant based beverage that is made from grain “saved” after the beer making process. The product, which has launched in five flavors (Original, Matcha, Turmeric Chai, Cold Brew Latte, and Cocoa), is being positioned as a dairy free product that is high in fiber and protein.

Review: Yerbae Sparkling Water

Yerbaé is a line of zero calorie sparkling waters that are enhanced with a blend of yerba mate, white tea extract, and guarana seed extract. The product is available in five flavors, including Lemon, Strawberry Kiwi, Pomegranate Berry, Pineapple Coconut, and Orange Cherry Pineapple, and comes packaged in slim 12 oz. cans.