Spring is officially in full bloom, which means the days are officially longer and thankfully warmer, meaning now is the perfect time to kick back and crack open a cold one and make the most of this fleeting time. And we’re lucky we’re living in a time when canned drinks are having a serious moment, with ready-to-drink cocktails, beers, and non-alcoholic beverages in Instagrammable cans overflowing store shelves. From gin and vodka sodas to craft beers and collagen-infused waters, we’ve curated a list of 10 Canadian-made ready-to-drink cocktails made for spring.
Keep reading for a list of Canadian ready-to-drink canned cocktails!
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Cottage Springs Watermelon Vodka Soda
Nothing is more synonymous with warm weather than watermelon, which is why Cottage Springs’ Watermelon Vodka Soda is a spring essential. Plus, with only 100 calories, 0 carbs and 0 grams of sugar, you can sip these beauties in the sunshine with zero guilt.
Good Sunday Grapefruit Gin Soda
With just 110 calories and 1 gram of sugar, Toronto-made Good Sunday Grapefruit Gin Soda brims with local Ontario gin, real grapefruit juice, and freshly carbonated water, making it your next go-to for spring picnics, BBQs, and whatever other sun-filled activities you have planned.
Gldn Hour Strawberry Mint
We always take the time for our beauty and skincare needs, so why not build beauty from within this spring with a naturally flavoured strawberry mint drinkable beauty beverage from Gldn Hour? Each can contains 5 grams of collagen, 36 milligrams of aloe, has no sugar added, and will help boost beauty from the inside out. To put it simply, drinking a can of Gldn Hour is truly like taking a sip of self-care and we’ll cheers to that.
Collective Arts Pink Gin & Soda with Raspberry and Bitter Orange
Balanced, naturally sweet, and fruity, the sweet and refreshing Collective Arts Pink Gin & Soda with Raspberry and Bitter Orange cocktail is made with rhubarb and hibiscus gin and will instantly help ease you into those spring weekend vibes.
Well Hibiscus Infused Lemonade
With 90 calories per serving, this canned vodka-infused cocktail is made with freshly pressed organic lemon juice, organic hibiscus, and lightly sweetened with organic agave for a thirst-quenching take on the nostalgic classic lemonade.
Great Lakes Spirits Vodka Soda with Citrus
With an aroma like a bowl of fresh citrus and a taste of fresh-squeezed lemonade (without the sugar), this canned citrus-infused vodka soda cocktail is a must-try for spring and is made by Great Lakes Spirits, the offspring from one of Canada’s oldest independently owned craft breweries, Great Lakes Brewery.
Spearhead Brewing Akwa
New from Kingston-based craft beer company Spearhead Brewing, Akwa is a sparkling botanical water infused with Citra and Cascade hops that was designed for drink enthusiasts seeking refreshing non-alcoholic drinks, just in time for the warmer months ahead.
Shiny Peach Lite Apple Cider
Made with fresh Ontario peaches that have been blended with a mix of local apples, this cider is bright and extraordinarily refreshing. Shiny Peach Lite features a lower alcohol content but is still packed with the same great Shiny taste that you know and love.
Left Field Brewery Bang Bang Dry Hopped Sour
Bang-Bang is a refreshing sour that pops with freshly sliced lemon, papaya, sour candy, tangerine, and hints of pineapple from the Citra, Simcoe and Cascade dry hop, making it the perfect brew to crack open on a scorcher. We highly recommend adorning your can with a lemon peel twist for an added punch of citrus flavour.
Georgian Bay Gin Smash
If you’re looking for the perfect drink to enjoy dockside with friends, let us introduce you to Georgian Bay’s award-winning canned Gin Smash cocktail. It’s less sweet than most ready-to-drink beverages and it’s made with natural flavours and Georgian Bay craft gin.
Featured Image: Georgian Bay Spirit Co.