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Hitting shelves November 2nd, Bud Light Seltzer just announced the “Ugly Sweater” variety pack for the holidays including flavors like gingersnap, peppermint pattie, apple crisp and cranberry! By Tall Cathy Oct 27, 2020. The Ugly Sweater Pack comes in four flavors: cranberry, peppermint pattie, ginger snap and apple crisp. Apparently, this is a “limited time only” set and somewhat difficult to find, so if you see it in your grocery store, you may want to snatch it up. The holiday flavors are taking over hard seltzer with the Bud Light Seltzer Ugly Sweater pack. VIVE set out to win the “Season of Pumpkin” with this bold seasonal release. The Braxton Brewing owned company is known for bold flavors like black raspberry, peach, and blood orange and this year they decided to take on the ultimate autumnal offering. The beverage doesn’t shy from a strong fruity aroma. The company designed the box to resemble a present, “to and from” label and all. A group of brands vying to win the holiday moment are tied at 14% including Samuel Adams, Budweiser, Blue Moon, Coors Light, Modelo, and seltzer brand, White Claw. Perhaps since our wassailing options are so limited this year, we are looking for new ways to enjoy traditional holiday flavors and foods. The seasonal seltzer is available in glass bottles instead of cans, which was the result of another question on the survey. The second variety 12-pack from PRESS is full of seasonal fan favorites, with Pear Chamomile, Lingonberry Elderflower, and Pineapple Basil joining Apple Cinnamon. Bud Light is testing these holiday flavors in their newest hard seltzer "ugly sweater" variety packs and it remains to be seen if the classic tastes actually translate into hard seltzers. slim cans, the limited time Ugly Sweater Pack is made with cane sugar, natural fruit flavors, and no artificial sweeteners using a unique five-step filtration process. Well, Delish recently reported that Bud Light is trying to carry the hard seltzer vibes into the holidays. “So, the ginger is almost a hot ginger to match how we’re marketing it.”. All in all, I’d rate this one the best of the four. It’s Christmastime, and Bud Light is ringing in the season with its Ugly Sweater Pack, a holiday-themed lineup of hard seltzer. This is more of a cranberry cocktail experience laden with heaping spoonfuls of sugar. Unfortunately, it has a slight off-putting medicinal note, but if you can look past that, it’s not bad. The flavors are distinct without being overly sweet. When I imagine Bud Light, three words come to mind — water-flavored beer. Leave a Comment on Bud Light Holiday Seltzers – A Full Review and Ranking of the Ugly Sweater Pack Todd and I started the keto diet a couple of weeks ago (full review to come at the end of the year), and one of the biggest downsides was forgoing our wine while … Guest column, Adrianna Kordek: What's making me sick, bacteria or virus? With four flavors included in this limited-edition pack, the holiday spirit is going to be quite festive this year. Canned cocktail company ‘Merican Mule released its holiday take on the classic, copper mug Mule, the bourbon-based Fire Mule. This holiday 12-pack hit stores on Nov. 2 and includes four delicious flavors: cranberry, apple crisp, ginger snap, and peppermint pattie. I’ll hand it to Bud Light. Well, 2020 has been full of surprises, so think again. According to Delish, Bud Light Ugly Sweater Seltzer comes in 4 different flavors, Apple Crisp, Peppermint Pattie, Gingersnap, and Cranberry. This is honestly the only Bud Light drink that has ever caught my attention. Twelve5’s new entry into the hard coffee market, Rebel, plans to release a seasonal flavor each quarter, starting with this season’s hard take on the iconic PSL. “This round, we’re producing it again to make it easier for our fans to get their hands on it.”. SUMMER’S MAIN SQUEEEEEZE. CNN (CNN) — Bud Light Seltzer is ringing in its first holiday season with a festive pack of unique flavors. 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Classic Variety Pack. From Bud Light Hard Seltzer’s Instagrammable holiday sweater pack to the winners of Saranac’s fan survey of holiday flavors, we recap the spiked and sparkling winter holiday drinks of 2020. And honestly, my gaze usually never shifts from the craft beer to the domestic section while at Kroger. © Copyright 2020 Hard Seltzer News. Bud Light Seltzer gets festive with new holiday flavors - CNN Bud Light announced Tuesday that it has come out with holiday themed seltzer adult beverages. Before fall set in, Hard Seltzer News reported on the consumer desire for more seasonal flavors of boozy bubbly water. The flavor of Bud Light you know and love now in a refreshing seltzer in a variety of 4 different flavors like, Black Cherry, Lemon Lime, Strawberry, and Mango. The Seasonal Variety Pack includes three new flavors, Peach, Raspberry, and Blackberry, in addition to the return of Cranberry Lime. Bud Light gets festive with new holiday hard seltzer flavors. A-B InBev’s BON V!V released a special holiday gift box, curated by its creative advisor Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Featuring 4 delicious flavors, Strawberry, Lemon Lime, Black Cherry and Mango, Bud Light Seltzer has only 100 calories, 5% alc/vol, and less than a gram of sugar, and is filtered five times for an unquestionably good taste. Hard Seltzer may be the unofficial drink of summer, but Bud Light is looking to make it a year-round beverage with their new Seltzer Ugly Sweater variety … In a statement, Senior Director of Marketing for Bud Light Colleen Lucas said, “Since we first launched Bud Light Seltzer, fans … If you know me, you know I LOVE Bud Light Seltzer! “There are few other products where a flavor profile and a customer base align so directly, that we wanted to be sure that we nailed the flavor” Rouse said. Mind you, it’s still ridiculously sweet, but not exactly a can full of melted candy. Included in the Bud Light Seltzer Ugly Sweater pack are three new flavors and one popular, year round flavor. Sure to get fans in the much needed holiday spirit, the limited-edition pack features three new fun, delicious flavors inspired by the most popular holiday moments along with Cranberry, available year-round in the Bud Light Seltzer Remix variety pack. Column: Bud Light and holiday seltzer? Earlier this season Hard Seltzer News reported on Saranac Hard Seltzer’s holiday survey, where it invited fans to weigh in on a possible seasonal variety pack. From Bud Light Hard Seltzer’s Instagrammable holiday sweater pack to the winners of Saranac’s fan survey of holiday flavors, we recap the spiked and sparkling winter holiday drinks of 2020. They’re each 5% alcohol by volume and come out at 100 calories. “Apple Cinnamon in particular was in such high demand last fall that people told us they were driving across state to find it,” said Amy Walberg, founder of PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer. Try this dessert-reminiscent hazy IPA approved by Smaug the dragon, Column: This beer is Key lime pie in a can, Column: This beer from Reformation Brewery embraces cosplay and cats. “Real cranberry juice floats up among a bevy of bubbles like cranberries in a bog to deliver authentic taste in every sip.”. Do you think that Santa will want a Bud Light Seltzer with his holiday cookies? I hate to waste alcohol, but this one didn’t live past three sips. Returning fan favorite Cranberry anchors the 12-pack, along with limited edition holiday flavors Apple Crisp, Ginger Snap, and Peppermint Pattie. The peppermint pattie seltzer tastes so horrid that if I paired it with Branch’s Turkey Dinner Candy Corn — which, as I’ve said, comes from the pits of Hell — we might have an apocalypse on our hands. The people spoke, and Saranac released a variety 12-pack featuring three holiday flavors: Apple Crisp, Blackberry Crumble, Cranberry Orange Torte. Final Thoughts In the end, Bud Light's Ugly Sweater Variety Pack … Each can contains 100 calories, 2g carbs and about 1g of sugar. Bud Light narrowly trails the top brand at 18% followed by Heineken (16%). We are happy to report that beverage makers heard that plea, and delivered in a big way. As soon as I cracked open the can, the smell of apple Jolly Ranchers filled my senses. I enjoyed this variety pack quite a bit. Despite being a liquid, it’s chalky and offers a Pepto Bismol aftertaste. Bud Light is ringing in the holiday season with their Bud Light Seltzer Ugly Sweater Variety Pack featuring Cranberry, Apple Crisp, Ginger Snap, and Peppermint Pattie Bud Light Seltzers! Smirnoff Seltzer has gotten creative with their seasonal flavors, including its limited edition Red, White, and Berry flavor released over the summer, which was meant to mimic a classic frozen Bomb Pop. Apple Crisp: A crisp & delicious hard seltzer with the delightful flavors of fresh baked apple pie, cinnamon, … Bud Light Seltzer is getting into the holiday spirit with three new festive flavors: Apple Crisp, Peppermint Pattie and Gingersnap. But there’s one more libation you could add to your cart that may just put the White Claw lovers at your table in the holiday spirit: Bud Light’s Ugly Sweater seltzer variety pack . Bud Light Hard Seltzer Sweater Variety Pack. Wrap-up of Seasonal Ready-to-Drink Cocktails for 2020. READ MORE... Erin Grafton is a news journalist and features writer at Hard Seltzer News, covering breaking news, people, and trends. Bud Light has released a new Holiday version of their seltzer called the Ugly Sweater pack. I’m aware of my snobbery, but what did you guys expect? I wish Bud Light had gone for a solid peppermint flavor because the true downfall of this seltzer was the fake chocolate taste. Bud Light You bought the beer nerd in your family a craft beer Advent calendar and already picked out the ideal bottle of wine to bring to holiday dinner . Check out this limited edition lineup Ring in the season with Bud Light's holiday-centric Ugly Sweater Pack. I've been obsessed with the Remix pack lately which features the Cranberry flavor, so I was extra excited to see that it will be in the new Ugly Sweater Variety pack! Column: If the sound of Santa’s sleigh bells could have a flavor, Delirium Noël would be it. Anheuser-Busch is putting out some Bud Light Ugly Sweater Seltzer for the holidays. Bud Light Seltzer just got a holiday makeover. Bud Light Seltzer is excited to introduce the Ugly Sweater pack… a pack festive enough to join you and even the ugliest of sweaters during the holidays. Loaded with fresh, zesty flavour, Bud Light Lime is summer’s most refreshing fling. “After months of requests and countless taste tests, we’re thrilled to introduce a refreshingly tart mimosa that uses real cranberry juice and our signature zero sugar bubbly”, said Ayotte. I can guess what the other Jonas sisters are getting this year! To my astonishment, the ginger snap was actually pleasant. Ginger Snap is reminiscent of a holiday-spiced Mule, and was very crisp. Column: Bud Light and holiday seltzer? In this most unusual of holiday seasons, there is one thing upon which consumers can agree – they love seasonal flavors. “VIVE Pumpkin Spice is likely going to be laughed at initially, but when you try it, you’ll quickly understand why we’re thrilled to launch!”, This Cambridge-based company makes canned mimosas from premium brut sparkling wine and real fruit juice. The company is releasing three new holiday flavors, and they're as unique as the festive packaging they come in. © Bud Light The Bud Light Seltzer Ugly Sweater variety pack is hitting stores next month and has flavors like apple, peppermint pattie, gingersnap, and cranberry. It is a tad sweet for me, but is fun to try. Bud Light is brewed with barley, hops, water and rice for a smooth taste that’s made for living. I write a beer column. Cranberry is the hard seltzer flavor of the winter, with Ficks joining the bog party. The beverage company calls it a “refreshingly tart mimosa” that is a “nod to Cape Cod roots.”. 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