The Beverage Blog

At Colorado’s Best Drinks, we strive to meet the highest standards of quality in all that we do – from our products to our written content. The Colorado's Best Drinks Beverage Blog showcases the most impactful and interesting stories and events related to CBD, hemp and bubbly beverages like our own. We’re excited to bring you stories showcasing exciting developments in several industries on the rise.

If you really want to start an argument between historians of food and beverage ask them who invented ginger ale. What you’ll discover is that they each tend to have their own pet theory about how long this now-iconic beverage has been around and w...

Let’s start off with a few fun facts:

The Coca-Cola brand is worth more than Pepsi, Starbucks, Red Bull and Budweiser combined. Every year 1.7 billion Coca-Colas are consumed worldwide. That number does not include sales of any of the 3,500 o...

If you don’t venture out to bars or clubs much you may not have heard of the Moscow Mule. Or maybe you did and were left wondering what mules and the Russian capital have in common. Not much, as it turns out because the Moscow Mule is not a beast o...

CBD oil and CBD water are all the rage right now. Because CBD is legal in most of the U.S. – 36 states and counting – its availability and application are off the charts. It can be found anywhere, from gas stations and discount convenience stores t...

In all likelihood, ancient civilizations going back as far as those of ancient Mesopotamia, Turkey, Egypt, Greece, China, and Central and South America, knew of or at least suspected the medicinal value of certain plants like cannabis. For them, it...

In addition to Sparkling CBD soda flavors you've known and loved for years, Colorado’s Best Drinks is now offering two fresh sparkling water options. Like our other CBD beverages, CBD Citrus Water and CBD Hibiscus Water are vegan-friendly, gl...

Colorado’s Best Drinks is proud to offer five delicious and carefully-crafted sparkling soda flavors – Lemonade, Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Cola and Black Cherry. With just 100 calories and five natural ingredients per BPA-free can, you can’t go w...

March 13th is National Ginger Ale Day! Colorado's Best Drinks' Beverage Blog team previously explored some fascinating elements of ginger ale's history - along with five delicious cocktail recipes featuring Sparkling CBD Ginger Ale. However, if...

Everyone knows that it's important to eat enough fruits and veggies - but some varieties of both may be especially beneficial for your health or weight loss goals. Let's explore the distinctions between citrus fruits and alternatives, and three rea...

Love is in the air, Beverage Blog readers. That’s right - Valentine’s Day 2021 is right around the corner. There’s no better time to share a nightcap with someone you hold dear. To help you celebrate safely at home, Colorado’s Best Drinks’ Beverage...

There's no need to say goodbye to some summertime favorites when the winter weather sets in. Colorado's Best Drinks recently introduced two delicious sparkling water options – Citrus Water and Hibiscus Water! Both Sparkling CBD Water options brin...

Colorado’s Best Drinks is excited to introduce our two delicious sparkling water options – Citrus Water and Hibiscus Water! Sparkling CBD Citrus Water and Hibiscus Water both bring sweet, refreshing flavor with every sip. Like our five classic CBD...

Why Is It Called Root Beer?

According to food historians, beverages similar to root beer known as “small beers” predated the soft drink’s origin. Like Charles Hines’ first recipe for root beer, they contained a mixture of herbs, berries and bar...

Great minds think alike - and sometimes they drink alike, too. If you and your better half can’t get enough root beer, stock your shelves with Colorado’s Best Drinks’ carefully crafted take on the classic American soft drink. Our blend of tried-a...

Our Sparkling CBD Cola may be the best option out there (in our admittedly biased opinion), but it's far from the first cola product to hit the market. Let's review the highlights of cola's unusual journey from its original form to our favorite m...

Many of us are currently spending our days indoors to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. There's nothing more important than keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe while we all do our part to collectively flatten the curve and s...

The witching hour is lurking close at hand – with many of us counting down the days. Halloween indulges our inner children with celebratory dress-up and make believe, while channeling the thrills of fright and magic. Costume ready? Candy bought? Al...

China's culture predates written history and delves into the rich territory of oral storytelling where tales absorb their own heritage, evolving and imbued with cululative significance as they're passed from one generation to the next. In today's a...


Advocacy groups, researchers, and passionate fans have worked diligently to clear up misinformation about CBD and hemp extract. Still, some socially conservative political and pop-culture figures have resisted the growing movement, speaking out a...

It goes without saying that the hemp and CBD industries have been on the rise in recent years. From coffee to cocktails, to our scintillating selection of sparkling sodas, the beverage industry offers a growing variety of hemp-infused products to h...

Last week we reviewed the benefits of mixing a little CBD into your alcohol, and listed a few bars in America already catering to this craze. If you’re not lucky enough to live within driving distance for your next date night, have no fear – our...

Fans of CBD have sung its praises and long enjoyed its many health benefits in a variety of forms including CBD soda, CBD water, CBD sparkling water, gummies, body lotions, bath bombs, CBD-infused chocolates and even hemp oils for their pets. One a...

CBD Cocktails, Anyone?

Let’s be honest: there’s nothing quite like a nightcap to unwind at the end of a long week. Or even a long Tuesday (no judgement here). Sipping a cocktail or two can bring some well-earned relaxation to our evenings. Still,...

The cannabidiol beverage industry, as it exists in the United States, has garnered an impressive corner of the medicinal marijuana market. Presenting the cannabis cocktail – the latest and greatest alternative for those exploring drinkables. If any...