Have you seen this new flavor from Cutwater yet?
It's no secret that I'm a big fan of the Cutwater line of canned cocktails. Not only are the so so good, they are also super easy to find, and they have a ton of flavors so it is easy to pick up a variety of options for your party. So when Cutwater asked me if I wanted to try their newest cocktail - Elderflower Spritz - I of course jumped at the chance!
This is the second time recently that elderflower has popped up in a canned cocktail so maybe it's the hottest new flavor. Idk, either way, I'm game to try *all* the ready to drink cocktails! Without further ado, let's get into it.
Here is my official review of Cutwater's Elderflower Spritz:
This new flavor might just replace my old Cutwater favorite - their grapefruit Vodka Soda. (Read my full review of that one here.) It is super light - and NOT a hard seltzer which seems to be trying to take over the world lately. This canned cocktail is actually a vodka based drink mixed with elderflower, lemon, and pure sugar cane.
What does elderflower taste like? I don't know exactly, but I like it in this drink!
I do feel obligated to tell you that I enlisted my girl friends for this review and we could not agree on a rating for this canned cocktail. Personally - I loved it. And so did my friend's C and A. E was pretty neutral. And B really hated it. She thinks it taste like an old man drink. LOL All of that is to say, this canned cocktail might be the perfect conversation starter for your next summer gathering. Just give everybody a sip in their own glass so you don't waste a whole can of this goodness on someone who's not a fan.
One shaker = not sweet at all // Five shakers = your teeth may curl
This is not a sweet cocktail by any means but it is a touch sweeter than a hard seltzer so I'm giving it two cocktails shakers on the rating system. Personally, I think this canned cocktail has the perfect amount of sweetness for a summer day drinking beverage. And did I mention I'm a huge fan of it NOT being a hard seltzer?!??
One shaker = does this have booze? Five shakers = Four Lokos
Officially this one rings in at 7% ABV so it is (thankfullly) a little stronger than the last few cocktails I've tried. But it's light flavor might trick you into thinking your are sipping a 4% hard seltzer, so the booziness can sneak up on you. Just a little tip from me to you. I definitely wouldn't know anything about that personally ... *wink wink*.
Would I buy this ready to drink cocktail again?
I totally would! I really love this new flavor from Cutwater and it is perfect for a light cocktail that isn't a standard hard seltzer.
Have you tried this elderflower cocktail? What did you think? I'd love to hear from you in the comments section. The more opinions the better! Let's "drink together" and share our cocktail stories.