5 Ready-to-Drink Canned Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning a special celebration with your most cherished loved one. Whether it’s a romantic, candle-light dinner for two or an intimate night away from it all, ready-to-drink canned cocktails are the perfect fit for this year’s Valentine’s Day festivities.  In order to […]

The Best Premixed Canned Cocktails for the Big Game

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Throwing a party for the biggest game in football is a bit of an art form. Although not everyone who shows up is going to be a die-hard fan, everyone is hoping to see an inspired game plan for the food and beverages. And while any host can grab a few bags of chips and […]

6 Alcoholic Canned Drinks to Keep You Warm This Winter

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Bringing the bar to you is a good idea any time of year, but it’s especially convenient when winter temperatures have you turning to the cozy comforts of home. The right flavor can tap the imagination and provide a welcome respite from the winter lulls – even in places normally associated with beaches and sunshine […]

How Long Do Ready-to-Drink Cocktails Last?

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What do your tastes say about you? Beer is a jack of all trades that is loved across all occasions, from backyard barbecues to sporting events. Hard seltzers represent the democratization of alcohol, bringing the experience to a much wider audience, many of whom have traditionally been reticent drinkers.  And then there are cocktails. Cocktails […]

6 Reasons Why You Need to Celebrate the New Year with Canned Cocktails

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Another hectic holiday season is upon us. From Christmas to New Year’s Eve, everyone has their own personal conception of what holiday celebrations are supposed to look like. Some people enjoy parties and get-togethers, while others enjoy peaceful solitude by the fire. No matter your preference, there’s no better way to honor the season and […]

The Four Most Festive Mixed Drinks in a Can You’ll Want to Try This Season

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The holidays are synonymous with celebration. From cookies, sweets, and other decadent foods, to hand-crafted drinks by the fire, consumption is the quintessence of holiday festivities. Nothing says “Christmas time” quite like a mug of steaming-hot cocoa or even a glass of eggnog (complete with a nip of whiskey, of course). But here’s a holiday […]

Craft Cocktails in a Can: Yes, There Are Some Great Ones

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What comes to mind when you hear the word “cocktail?” A smoke-filled bar on Manhattan’s upper east side? A lavish hotel serving hand-crafted margaritas on some lush, tropical island in the Caribbean? Or maybe just new and exciting flavor combinations sourced locally by your favorite hometown mixologist.   Regardless, signature drinks have a way of finding […]

What’s a Vodka Gimlet Made Of?

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In his famous 1953 Novel “The Long Goodbye,” author Raymond Chandler wrote the following passage regarding the gimlet: “We sat in a corner of the bar at Victor’s and drank gimlets. “They don’t know how to make them here,” he said. “What they call a gimlet is just some lime or lemon juice and gin […]

How Much Caffeine Is in an Espresso Martini?

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You may have noticed lately that there’s a “new” cocktail on the scene—the espresso martini. And while it may be novel to you, it’s by no means a newcomer. In fact, the espresso martini has been a thing since the 1980s. It was the cocktail for fashionable, hip bargoers in the 1990s and then somewhat […]

The Espresso Martini: A Comeback Story

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It’s the mid-90s. You walk into your favorite late-night venue and crave something more than a beer or a basic cocktail. You and your friends walk up to the bar, and what do you order? An espresso martini, You look around and notice you’re not the only one sipping on the beautiful cocktail.  Espresso martinis […]

Do Canned Cocktails Have Liquor?

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With hard seltzers, spritzers and canned cocktails all sharing shelf space, it’s no surprise people often wonder if canned cocktails have liquor. Is anything alcoholic considered liquor? Nope. Liquor is not fermented like beer, malt or wine; it’s distilled.  It may seem like splitting hairs, but there really is a difference between a proper canned […]

A Look at the Current Cocktail in a Can Market

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If you’ve been to a grocery, convenience or liquor store in the past few years, you likely noticed the beer selection has been matched by canned cocktails. Flavored hard seltzers have overtaken the aisle across all channels, and spirit-based canned cocktails are taking over whole aisles at liquor stores.  You may be surprised to find […]