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.

Even in a world as politically fractured as ours is at the moment most people can still agree on at least one thing: there’s nothing like a nice cold lemonade on a hot day. Testament to that is the fact that our Sparkling CBD Lemonade is one of o...

Our CBD drinks only use the finest ingredients. And watermelon sure is a fine ingredient!

You may know it today for its popularity in the health and fitness world, its love of growing in the summer, or as the perfect snack in the sun. It’s ofte...

Can't get enough tea? You're in good company. According to a recent report by the Tea Association of the U.S.A. Inc., Americans consumed over 3.9 billion gallons of tea in 2021 alone. On any given day, an estimated 159 million Americans are drink...

One of the most important parts of a barbeque is the drinks you’re serving. And our CBD drinks can help take those cocktails to the next level!

CBD beverages add a delightful fizz and flavor to cocktails.

Here are our favorite barbeque cocktai...

Our watermelon CBD soda is a fan favorite. Perfectly refreshing and not too sweet, this sparkling CBD soda is perfect for barbecues and the beach. Bring your pack wherever the sun is and you’ll be happy!

We based this CBD sparkling soda on our...

All of our CBD drink flavors are chosen very carefully, and often come to life when we find an ingredient that catches our full attention.

Imagine: a beautiful flower, ranging from red to pink, lavender to white. It’s been used for centuries in...

CBD is known for its calming effects, its ability to help sore muscles, sleep enhancement, and more.

But have you ever thought about making a cocktail with CBD sparkling soda?

Our CBD beverages are the perfect secret ingredient to bring your...

The humble cherry plays a pretty big role in American cultural history, both from a mythological standpoint, and of course a gastronomic one as well. That goes double for the black cherry, which is the central ingredient in countless cake and pie r...

Ginger ale and ginger beer have very similar names. They also contain similar ingredients and are used as mixers interchangeably in many circumstances. This can lead to some understandable confusion. Are these two really interchangeable? What are t...

When it comes to root beer the thing that tends to generate more questions than anything else is the word “beer” in the name. “Why is it called root beer?”, “Is it just a marketing gimmick, or is there beer in root beer?” These are questions our C...

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...

There are any number of things related to food and drink that people tend to assume have been around forever but are actually fairly new. When it comes to utensils the fork comes to mind. As far as food storage goes, refrigerators were rare before...

Soda is one of those things that’s such an integral part of our lives that we either don’t think about its origin, or we tend to assume that it’s been around forever. But while most types of soda have been around longer than anyone currently alive...

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...

In 2017, bottled water became the most popular beverage in America, and in the years since consumption of bottled water has continued to climb; from 14.4 billion gallons in 2018 to 15 billion gallons in 2019, to 15.3 billion gallons last year. Stil...

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...

It’s that time of year again – National Beverage Day! Colorado's Best Drinks believes that Sparkling CBD sodas and Sparkling CBD waters flavors are the best beverages on the market today (as you may have guessed). With that said, there are ma...

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...

Colorado’s Best Drinks recently introduced two delicious sparkling water options – Citrus Water and Hibiscus Tea! You can't go wrong with either of our latest beverage choices, which both bring sweet and fruity flavor with every sip. Best of all,...

At long last, we can say it - the year 2020 is officially behind us. Last January, food and beverage industry experts placed a number of predictions for what the twelve months to follow would have in store. It goes without saying that the unexpecte...

Christmas, Hannukah and New Year’s Eve aren’t the only holidays to celebrate this month. December 20th is National Sangria Day! There’s so much to love about this delectable fruity beverage which has persisted as a fan-favorite for centuries throug...

Root beer has been a beloved soft drink in the U.S. and beyond for more than a hundred years. Our Beverage Blog guide to root beer explores root beer's origins, fun facts about the delicious drink, and seven Sparkling CBD Root Beer cocktails you're...

ONE: Pass On the Plastic

Studies have shown that the carbon dioxide in carbonated water escapes from plastic bottles more quickly than alternative materials. This is because plastic containers are permeable and can expand and contract. This pro...

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...

Sparkling water has been revered for centuries for its alleged healing qualities. Naturally occurring from a specific combination of minerals, sparkling waters are found throughout historical literature. Our first references to the therapeutic use of...

Sparkling soda, seltzer, or tonic - what’s your favorite? Some have a strong preference, others love them all - or never knew there was a difference between each type. While individual tastes may vary, one common thread is clear - the demand for ...

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...

Sparkling soda, seltzer, or tonic - what’s your favorite? Some have a strong preference, others love them all - or never knew there was a difference between each type. While individual tastes may vary, one common thread is clear - the demand for ca...

Carbonated water in the US has exploded (well, not literally) - but the past five years has seen a 42% increase in sparkling water sales, with almost 170 million gallons of the effervescent aqua being consumed each year by Americans alone. New inno...