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.

Root beer is one of those "old fashioned" beverages that just refuses to yield to the modern world. It's maybe the most robust of all soft drinks with a musky, down-to-earth flavor that leaves a surprisingly appealing aftertaste, and it's one of ou...

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...

One of our favorite sparkling CBD sodas is our watermelon flavor. It’s just so refreshing on a hot summer day, with a taste so sweet that your lips will pucker!

When we think about our CBD drinks, we think about their shining ingredients. And...

Watermelon is front-and-center in our CBD Sparkling Watermelon drink.

Designed as a summertime favorite for sunny days with friends and family, this sparkling CBD soda actually came to fruition when we learned about all of the incredible health b...

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...

Watermelon can be a tricky flavor to come by in cocktails and an even trickier element to work with. That's where our watermelon CBD drinks come in. With a strong, juicy watermelon flavor, these CBD beverages can take your watermelon cocktails up...

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...

Watermelon is one of the easiest to name summer flavors and a staple of family picnics and celebrations. Not only is it great tasting, but it also provides a big boost to nutrition - that's why it has a reputation as a “Superfood”. Beyond the fruit...

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...

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...

“April showers bring May flowers,” the age-old saying goes. Unfortunately, here in Colorado, the month of May brought another snowstorm. We’re hoping that the cold and dreary days are finally behind us for the season. However, if life brings anoth...

As you may have heard, the Colorado’s Best Drinks recently introduced two bold new CBD beverage options. Like our five CBD soda flavors, CBD Hibiscus Water and CBD Citrus Water are both vegan-friendly and free of gluten, GMOs and preservatives. U...

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 Tea are vegan-friendly, glut...

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...

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,...

It’s National Mocktail Week, Beverage Blog readers! The National Day Calendar officially recognizes the second week of each January to honor the millions of Americans who opt for a sober lifestyle. Whether you’re abstaining from alcohol for Dry ...

The final days of 2020 have finally arrived, and after an eventful year of unprecedented circumstances, a fresh start can’t come soon enough. Now more than ever, individuals everywhere deserve to celebrate a new year with a relaxing and refreshing co...

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...

March 13th is National Ginger Ale Day! In honor of this special occasion, we've explored the origin story of ginger and ginger ale throughout world history - and their journey to the local form we all adore today.

Ginger is known for its flavor...

February is National Cherry Month! To honor the occasion, the Beverage Blog team at Colorado's Best Drinks has cherry-picked our favorite fun facts about the fruit. We've also put our Sparkling CBD twist on six specialty cocktail recipes - ea...

For centuries of global history, lemonade’s held a sweet spot in the hearts of beverage-lovers across the globe. Everyone knows the adage: "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Little else embodies the value of resilience and sticking it o...