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Top 100 Drink Ideas in August

From Whole Food Fruit Smoothies to Low-ABV Gin Alternatives

— August 18, 2019 — Lifestyle
From whole food fruit smoothies to low-ABV gin alternatives, the August 2019 drink trends reveal a growing number of better-for-you beverage options in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink categories.

In terms of non-alcoholic drinks that are getting a better-for-you makeover, smoothies have seen major innovations. For instance, the new Whole Food drinks from Love Plantz are fresh smoothies made from the entire fruit—peels, pulp, seeds, and all. This means the smoothies contain more vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and are blended with water so they are lower in sugar.

But it's not just smoothies getting a healthy makeover. As the August 2019 drink trends reveal, even beer and spirit brands are catering to the wellness crowd. This includes products such as Sufferfest's Kolsch-style beer, which is low in calories and carbs, and Hayman’s new Small Gin, which boasts a low ABV.
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Pineapple Pale Ales
Pineapple Pale Ales
West Berkshire Brewery's 'Tropic It Like It’s Hot' Beer Re-Launches in the UK
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99
Sustainable Canned Cider Packaging
Sustainable Canned Cider Packaging
Cranes Drinks is Reducing its Environmental Impact with Cans
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98
Fruity Candy-Flavored Slushies
Fruity Candy-Flavored Slushies
Tim Hortons is Serving Up a Jolly Rancher Slushy in Canada
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97
Heirloom Corn-Infused Whiskeys
Heirloom Corn-Infused Whiskeys
Heritage Links Still Hollow Distillery to Its Area of Operation
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96
Ancient Grain Beer Collaborations
Ancient Grain Beer Collaborations
JuneBaby and Holy Mountain Brewing Create an Interesting Product
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95
Wedding Cake-Flavored Coffees
Wedding Cake-Flavored Coffees
PJ's Coffee's New Southern Wedding Cake Drinks are a Sweet Treat
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94
Cafe-Style Coffee Creamers
Cafe-Style Coffee Creamers
Starbucks' Coffee Creamers Take Inspiration from Popular Cafe Drinks
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93
Japanese-Style Bloody Mary Cocktails
Japanese-Style Bloody Mary Cocktails
Bloody Drinks' Bloody Samurai is a Japanese Bloody Mary
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92
Low-Alcohol Gin Spirits
Low-Alcohol Gin Spirits
Portobello Road Gin's 4.2% ABV Temperance Captures the Flavor of Gin
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91
Boozy Pineapple Juice Cocktails
Boozy Pineapple Juice Cocktails
The New Applebee's Malibu Dollarmama is Infused with Coconut Rum
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90
Candy-Flavored Cherry Sodas
Candy-Flavored Cherry Sodas
Jones Soda and Airheads Created the New Cherry Pineapple Blast Soda
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89
Ready-to-Serve Margarita Cocktails
Ready-to-Serve Margarita Cocktails
Costco is Selling a Pre-Mixed 'Golden Margarita' This Summer
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88
Scotland-Inspired Whisky Series
Scotland-Inspired Whisky Series
Johnnie Walker's Black Label Origin Series Explores Scotland
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87
Low-ABV Gin Alternatives
Low-ABV Gin Alternatives
Spirit of Bermondsey's Trinity25 is a Light Gin Alternative
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86
Hand-Spun Protein Milkshakes
Hand-Spun Protein Milkshakes
Subway's Halo Top Milkshakes Reinvent Classic Treat Flavors
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85
Classically Inspired Canned Cocktails
Classically Inspired Canned Cocktails
The Smirnoff Seltzer Piña Colada Contains Just 90 Calories
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84
French Melon Aperitifs
French Melon Aperitifs
Melonade is Made with Melons Grown in South-Eastern France
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83
Pink Gin-Flavored Alcopops
Pink Gin-Flavored Alcopops
WKD's Pink Gin Flavor is Topped by a Crimped Metal Cap
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82
Nutrition-Focused Instant Latte Mixes
Nutrition-Focused Instant Latte Mixes
Organic Traditions Offers a Bundle of Probiotic-Rich Lattes
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81
Liver-Detoxifying Herbal Drinks
Liver-Detoxifying Herbal Drinks
Niti's Lemon Mint Daily Detox Boasts Six Natural Ingredients
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80
Tie-Dye Blended Drinks
Tie-Dye Blended Drinks
Starbucks is Rumored to be Releasing a Tie-Dye Frappuccino This July
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79
Canned Whiskey Cocktails
Canned Whiskey Cocktails
'Whiskey In A Can' Introduces a Convenient New Drinking Experience
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78
IPA-Inspired Sparkling Water
IPA-Inspired Sparkling Water
Lagunitas' Hoppy Refresher is a Hop-Based, Zero-Alcohol Beverage
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77
Taco-Flavored Coffee Beans
Taco-Flavored Coffee Beans
CoffeeAM Offers an Unusual Spicy Taco-Flavored Coffee
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76
New Orleans-Inspired Cold Brews
New Orleans-Inspired Cold Brews
Bottleshot Launched Its New 'Black Cold Brew' Flavor in the UK
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75
Low-Calorie Wine Alternatives
Low-Calorie Wine Alternatives
Binary Botanical Offers Wine Lovers Something Else to Pair with Food
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74
Citrusy CBD-Infused Beverages
Citrusy CBD-Infused Beverages
SOL Creates Orange Pineapple Low-Calorie Wellness CBD Water
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73
Stenciled Disney Character Milkshakes
Stenciled Disney Character Milkshakes
Disneyland Paris is Serving Up Pumbaa and Simba Milkshakes
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72
Artisanal Indian Gin Spirits
Artisanal Indian Gin Spirits
The Greater Than London Dry Gin is Being Debuted in the UK
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71
CBD-Infused Hemp Rums
CBD-Infused Hemp Rums
Halewood Wines & Spirits' Dead Man's Fingers is a Uniquely Infused Rum
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70
West Coast-Inspired Infused Beverages
West Coast-Inspired Infused Beverages
Anarchist Mountain Beverages Offers THC-Dominant Products
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69
Whole Food Fruit Smoothies
Whole Food Fruit Smoothies
Love Plantz's New Whole Food Drinks Use the Entire Fruit
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68
Portable Frosé Pouches
Portable Frosé Pouches
The Chanmé Frosé Pouches Allow You to Enjoy Frozen Rosé All Day
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67
Superfood Smoothie Cubes
Superfood Smoothie Cubes
Everipe's Ready-to-Make Smoothie Packs Only Need Added Water or Milk
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66
Remixed Canned Cocktails
Remixed Canned Cocktails
'Merican Mule Launched Tropical Style & Mexican Style Moscow Mule Drinks
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65
Unbranded Sports Drinks
Unbranded Sports Drinks
'Maurten Unofficial' Helps Athletes from breaking contracts
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64
Experimental Tofu-Based Drinks
Experimental Tofu-Based Drinks
Starbucks Hong Kong Unveils a New Series of Lattes and Teas
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63
Shrunken Irish Liqueur Bottles
Shrunken Irish Liqueur Bottles
Baileys Minis are Tiny Versions of the Popular Irish Cream Liqueur
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62
Bittersweet Cafe Beverages
Bittersweet Cafe Beverages
COFFEEBAY's BITTERSWEET Drinks Have Slightly Astringent Ingredients
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61
Better-for-You Performance Beers
Better-for-You Performance Beers
Sufferfest's Kolsch-Style Beer Targets Athletic Consumers
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60
CBD-Infused Sodas
CBD-Infused Sodas
Jones Soda Debuted A Fizzy Cannabis Beverage in a Re-Branding Effort
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59
Non-Dairy Golden Milk Beverages
Non-Dairy Golden Milk Beverages
Trader Joe’s Turmeric Ginger Coconut Beverage Boasts Black Pepper
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58
Alcohol-Free Elderflower Refreshers
Alcohol-Free Elderflower Refreshers
Martin Frobisher's Simply Elderflower is Non-Alcoholic
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57
Celery Juice Six-Packs
Celery Juice Six-Packs
Daily Greens Sells Packs of Celery Green Juice for Daily Consumption
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56
Peanut Butter Cookie Milkshakes
Peanut Butter Cookie Milkshakes
Wienerschnitzel is Offering New Nutter Butter Creme Shakes
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55
Sustainably Made Gins
Sustainably Made Gins
Comte de Grasse Uses Less Energy and Fewer Resources to Create Its 44°N Gin
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54
Citrus-Forward Wine Cocktails
Citrus-Forward Wine Cocktails
The Sincerely Sabella Wine Spritz is Convenient and Refreshing
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53
Hard Dutch Lattes
Hard Dutch Lattes
Fundamental Beverages' Canned Malt Beverages Feature Coffee or Tea
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52
Caffeinated CBD Shots
Caffeinated CBD Shots
Sunday Scaries' YOLO Shots Combine CBD and Caffeine from Green Coffee Beans
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51
Bittersweet Non-Alcoholic Aperitifs
Bittersweet Non-Alcoholic Aperitifs
Everleaf Features 18 Plant Ingredients, Including Saffron
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50
Eco-Conscious Strawberry Vodkas
Eco-Conscious Strawberry Vodkas
Black Cow's New Vodka is Made Using Misshapen and Leftover Fruit
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49
Craft Non-Alcoholic Cocktails
Craft Non-Alcoholic Cocktails
Curious Elixirs Creates Zero-Alcohol Cocktails with Bartenders
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48
Low-Dose Cannabis Teas
Low-Dose Cannabis Teas
Kikoko Offers Teas to Support Different Moods & States in the Body
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47
Premium Low-Calorie Cocktail Mixers
Premium Low-Calorie Cocktail Mixers
These New Low-Sugar Tonics from TwelveSouth are Flavorful
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46
Gourd-Shaped Rum Bottles
Gourd-Shaped Rum Bottles
Captain Morgan's Jack-o-blast Pumpkin Spice Rum Comes in a Pumpkin Bottle
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45
Pourable Cocktail Pouches
Pourable Cocktail Pouches
Malibu Rum's New Cocktail Pouches Come in Four Tropical Flavors
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44
CBD-Enriched Clean Beverages
CBD-Enriched Clean Beverages
Good Day Makes CBD-Infused Cold Brew Coffee, Tea & Sparkling Water
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43
Premium Non-Alcoholic Mocktails
Premium Non-Alcoholic Mocktails
Mocktails Offers Non-Alcoholic Beverages Inspired by Mixology
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Flavorful Dessert-Inspired Digestifs
Flavorful Dessert-Inspired Digestifs
The Quick Brown Fox Coffee Liqueur is the Perfect Digestif
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41
Organic Energy Shots
Organic Energy Shots
Ethan's Energizing Shots Share B Vitamins & Adaptogens for a Natural Boost
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40
Blended Strawberry Donut Drinks
Blended Strawberry Donut Drinks
Starbucks is Launching a Strawberry Donut Frappuccino in the UK
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39
Vodka Brand Eco Initiatives
Vodka Brand Eco Initiatives
Absolut Vodka's Distilling Process Promotes Sustainability
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38
Singapore-Inspired Vodkas
Singapore-Inspired Vodkas
Absolut Singapore Celebrates the City with a Botanical Aesthetic
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37
Elegant Tequila Coffee Liqueurs
Elegant Tequila Coffee Liqueurs
Black Fire's New Spirit Has Exquisite Linework Illustration
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36
Recycled Wastewater Beers
Recycled Wastewater Beers
Sweden's PU:REST Beer is Made from Purified Sewage Water
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35
Sadness-Themed Gin Liqueurs
Sadness-Themed Gin Liqueurs
Firebox's Newest Mythical Spirit is Made with "Salty Tears"
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34
Football Fan Canned Wines
Football Fan Canned Wines
Constellation Brands' Has a New Canned Wine Brand Called Crafters Union
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33
Humorous Alien-Inspired Beer Announcements
Humorous Alien-Inspired Beer Announcements
Bud Light's Area 51 Label Was Announced on Twitter
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32
Alcoholic Canned Coffees
Alcoholic Canned Coffees
The 5% ABV Pabst Blue Ribbon Hard Coffee is Refreshing & Energizing
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31
Collaborative Barley Lagers
Collaborative Barley Lagers
Budweiser's Harvest Reserve Deep Golden Lager Was Made with Farmers
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30
Adaptogenic Non-Intoxicating Cocktails
Adaptogenic Non-Intoxicating Cocktails
Proposition Cocktail Co. Makes Natural Cocktails with CBD
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29
Cold-Pressed Watermelon Juices
Cold-Pressed Watermelon Juices
Kayco's New Wonder Melon Drinks are Organic and Free of Added Sugar
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28
Sustainable Summer Beers
Sustainable Summer Beers
Camden Town Brewery's Strawberry Hells Forever Celebrates Urban Farming
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27
Chilled Red Wines
Chilled Red Wines
Winc's Keep It Chill Chillable Red Encourages Drinkers to Rethink Their Habits
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26
Spiked Millennial-Targeted Refreshments
Spiked Millennial-Targeted Refreshments
The New Arnie's Spiked Iced Tea and Lemonade are Tasty
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25
Eye-Catching Alcoholic Kombucha
Eye-Catching Alcoholic Kombucha
Walker Brothers' Hard Kombucha Recently Rebranded For a Fresh Look
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24
Flavor-Packed Low-ABV Gins
Flavor-Packed Low-ABV Gins
Hayman’s 'Small Gin' is Low in Alcohol and High in Botanical Flavors
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23
Ready-to-Drink Zero-Alcohol Cocktails
Ready-to-Drink Zero-Alcohol Cocktails
Temperance Cocktails Makes Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Drinks
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22
Mini Sparkling Water Cans
Mini Sparkling Water Cans
bubly is PepsiCo's Sparkling Water in a Can That Comes in Two Sizes
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21
Liqueur-Infused Fruit Jams
Liqueur-Infused Fruit Jams
The Pimm’s Fruit Preserve is Perfect for Afternoon Tea
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20
Stationery-Filled Water Bottles
Stationery-Filled Water Bottles
These Back-to-School Water Bottles are Packed with GoGoPo Supplies
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19
Energizing eSports Drinks
Energizing eSports Drinks
Ready-to-Drink G Fuel is the Official Energy Drink of eSports
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18
Premium Nonalcoholic Spirits
Premium Nonalcoholic Spirits
The Ginish and Rumish Spirits from Ish Drinks are Expertly Crafted
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17
Fermented Sparkling Beverages
Fermented Sparkling Beverages
GT's Living Foods' Aqua Kefir is an Alternative to Milky Kefir
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16
Wedding-Themed Cocktail Kits
Wedding-Themed Cocktail Kits
Zola and Diageo are Now Offering Products & Experiences for Weddings
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15
Fruit Juice-Infused Vodkas
Fruit Juice-Infused Vodkas
Absolut Juice Combines Absolut Vodka with Fresh, Seasonal Fruits
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14
Sparkling Low-Calorie Cocktail Mixers
Sparkling Low-Calorie Cocktail Mixers
The New Fentimans Light Sodas Contain Just 60 Calories Each
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13
Wine-Included Cracker Boxes
Wine-Included Cracker Boxes
Cheez-It & House Wine's Collab Brings Cheese, Wine & Crackers Closer
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12
Realistic Alcohol-Free Spirits
Realistic Alcohol-Free Spirits
Lyre's Non-Alcoholic Spirits Share "Clear-Headed Good Cheer"
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11
Sitcom-Inspired Cafe Collections
Sitcom-Inspired Cafe Collections
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is Marking Friends' 25th Anniversary
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10
All-Natural Hydration Beverages
All-Natural Hydration Beverages
Gatorade's Bolt24 Helps to Repleish Athletes Off of the Field
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9
Anti-Craft Beers
Anti-Craft Beers
DuClaw Brewing Co.'s 'Regular Beer' Pokes Fun at Craft Beer Culture
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8
CBD-Infused Iced Coffees
CBD-Infused Iced Coffees
Elev8 Hemp's CBD-Infused Coffee is a Convenient Grab-and-Go Drink
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7
Non-Alcoholic Nootropic Drinks
Non-Alcoholic Nootropic Drinks
Kin Spritz is Packed with Functional Botanicals & Adaptogens
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6
Prosecco-Filled Purses
Prosecco-Filled Purses
Ruffino Prosecco Teamed Up with Stickbaby on a Prosecco Six-Pack Purse
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5
No-ABV Dark Spirits
No-ABV Dark Spirits
Pernod Ricard's Celtic Soul is a Non-Alcoholic Blend of Distilled Spirits
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4
Cannabis-Infused Wellness Shots
Cannabis-Infused Wellness Shots
K-Zen Beverages Created Functional S-Shots with THC and CBD
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3
Celebratory Tequila Cocktail Kits
Celebratory Tequila Cocktail Kits
Don Julio and Barry's Bootcamp Celebrate National Tequila Day
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2
Iced Tea-Based Margaritas
Iced Tea-Based Margaritas
Chili's 'Southern Back Porch 'Rita' is Made with Tequila and Whiskey
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1
Black Sesame Milkshakes
Black Sesame Milkshakes
Shake Shack is Bringing Its Black Sesame Shake to the US from Japan
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