The Best Seltzers in Australia for a Refreshing Drop
Wondering what the best seltzers in Australia are? We've rounded up summer's tastiest sips.
Summer equals seltzer season. Yep, nothing goes better with the balmy weather than a fresh, cold seltzer. The drink du jour is having a major moment, and for good reason.
So, if you haven't got your seltzer on yet and are wondering what all the fuss is about - here's the breakdown. A 'grown-up' seltzer is essentially carbonated water with a delightful drop of natural flavor and booze. A standard-size seltzer is about the same alcohol level as a beer but with fewer calories and a much lighter, bubblier taste.
With summer knocking on our door, we've rounded up the best seltzers in Australia that will make for the perfect drop. Just add ice, and a generous squeeze of lime and get ready to sip on the taste of summer.
If you're a big fan of Ampersand's Pink Gin Soda you best hold onto your hats. Say hello to Purple Gin Soda which brings together the locally distilled gin and lightly sparkling soda water with a fruity blackcurrant flavour, perfect for summer! Best of all, they are zero sugar and gluten-free!
Paradox Wines Wine Seltzers
Paradox Wines has a delicious way to sip and swirl this summer with their must-try wine seltzers. With two deliciously fruity varieties to try (Pinot Gris, with natural pear and finger lime, and Rosé with natural strawberry and hibiscus) and at just 4.5% alc/vol, these fun summer sips are adding both flavour and moderation to the fast-growing seltzer category.
If you're looking for a refreshing summer bevvy that delivers on fruity flavour, you best give Smirnoff's range a look in. Sturdier than a seltzer but a little less intense than a canned cocktail, Smirnoff's offering covers off five new flavours. On the lighter side, you'll find their sodas - Lime & Lemon, Pineapple & Lime and Peach & Lime. On the hard side, you can look forward to Yuzu Citrus Burst and Pink Grapefruit Crush.
When it comes to the best seltzers in Australia, Hard Fizz is fast becoming a firm favourite. As they hilariously explain, it's "Fizzy on the lips and light on the rig. You're chasing a fresh little number that's easy on tomorrow." Sign. Us. Up.
The brainchild of podcaster Chloe Fisher and her DJ husband Fisher, Hard Fizz has a commitment to quality and taste and offers an enticing range of seltzers that cater to various palates. From the zesty burst of citrus to the sweet allure of mixed berries, each can is packed with flavour.
A fresh, balanced blend of lightly sparkling water, smooth vodka and sweet flavours like mango, watermelon and lime. Actual's range of hard seltzers will leave you refreshed and satisfied. Plus, with just 73 calories, you can always have another.
The official drink of summer, the hard seltzer, just got a little bit fancier MODE. Australian-owned and Australian-inspired, the elevated seltzers feature fresh, native ingredients and a brighter, bold taste. Delicious flavours include a Salt Brushed Skin with Davidson plum and forest berry, the No More Elevator Music with Yuzu, cucumber and basil and Frankie’s Sunset Dress with mango and pomegranate.
Much loved Melbourne craft brewers Moon Dog have a perfect summer seltzer we can't get enough of. Ideal for sipping at a summer afternoon picnic, their Fizzer range comes in a selection of light and fruity flavours that are all low calorie, low carb, low sugar, all-natural and simply delish. With such low sugar count per can, it evokes all the nostalgia from your teen years, without the sickly sweet taste.
Australia’s passionate love for cocktails has been celebrated with Cantails exciting offering. Available in three delicious flavours: Spicy Margarita, Appletini and Espresso Martini, Cantails allow you to bring the high-end cocktail bar into your home conveniently. Australian-made and owned, these fashionable cans are packaged in shimmery metallic coloured shades of pinks, yellows, purples and greens, suitable for a snazzy picnic with friends.
Fresh from the Saintly Seltzer Co. comes iZZ! - a new canned cocktail that's as delicious as it is easy to drink. These bevvies come with many benefits over their alternatives: a lower alcohol volume of 4%, premium ingredients, lower calories, carbs and sugars, and fancy flavours – think Watermelon Margarita and Passionfruit Mojito.
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