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New Ready-to-Drink Offerings with CDI Pour into Market

By May 25, 2020Connecticut, Top News

Connecticut Distributors, Inc. (CDI), welcomes several new ready-to-drink selections for spring. Absolut Vodka Sodas in cans are a sparkling spin on the classic Absolut Vodka Soda recipe in three available flavors: Lime & Cucumber, Grapefruit & Rosemary, and Raspberry & Lemongrass, each 5% ABV, 0 g sugar, 0 g carbs, and 97 calories. Absolut Cocktail, another new RTD, offers low-ABV tastes in Grapefruit Paloma, 7% ABV; Mango Mule, 7% ABV; and Berry Vodkarita, 10% ABV. Bacardi also launched its RTD canned packs made with a Bacardi Rum base, Superior, and all-natural flavors, real cane sugar, natural juices or concentrate, and no artificial sweeteners in three flavors, each 5.9% ABV: Limon & Lemonade, Rum Punch, and Lime & Soda. Bacardi’s Ready to Serve line of canned cocktails offers premixed convenience to pour and serve over ice in Bahama Mama, Hurricane, Island Tea, Mojito, Rum Punch and Zombie. Del Mar Wine Seltzer, in canned 355-ml format, is a wine-based seltzer with 100 calories, no added sugar and all-natural flavors, also a gluten-free, vegan and non-GMO offering. Available types are: Black Cherry, with a white wine base; Watermelon, with a rosé wine base; White Peach, with a white wine base; and Grapefruit, with a rosé wine base. New flavors from the High Noon canned line were also released in the hard seltzer category in Lime, Citrus and Peach.


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