Canned cocktails are having a moment. More than a moment. Sales of ready-to-drink cocktails soared in recent years, with many pundits pontificating that it was due to the pandemic, given that folks had to enjoy their libations at home more often than not. However, with dining out and travel back, canned cocktails continue to fly off shelves. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, right now canned cocktails are second only to vodka in terms of spirit consumption—topping whiskey, tequila, mezcal, and rum.
Here are a variety of canned cocktails, available in stores or online, perfect for summer sipping.
Round Barn Flavor Trip
Round Barn recently launched this adult Raspberry Lemonade to join its Sangria, Cherry Spritzer, and other “Flavor Trip” offerings. Free from artificial flavors, the sparkling sipper is pool day perfection. RoundBarn.com
Sammy’s Beach Bar Cocktail Co.
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar has been in the spirit business for decades. His latest triumph is four canned cocktails, including this boozy Hawaiian punch with rum and agave nectar. SBBCCo.com
Phoenix-based Chaco Flaco has three all-natural, ready-to-drink canned cocktails, including this vodka-based beauty kissed with ginger beer, berries, mint, and cucumber. ChacoFlaco.com
Sunday Funday in a can? Yes, please! Picnic Brunch currently offers a canned Bloody Mary, peachy keen Bellini, and this marvelous Mimosa. PicnicBrunch.com
Buzzworthy for its deft use of honey in every recipe, Spirited Hive boasts this killer Bourbon Whiskey cocktail, plus vodka-based and tequila-based recipes.