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.

At Colorado's Best Drinks, we have an abiding respect for ginger. After all, we wouldn’t be able to offer our delicious and refreshing Sparkling CBD Ginger Ale without it. In order to pay proper homage to this humble herb the CBD Beverage Blog team...

Ahh, summertime. Hot days, warm evenings, vacations, the beach and of course, iced tea. Iced tea first appeared in the US in the 1860s and was something of an overnight success. By the 1870s it was on everyone’s list of favorite beverages appearing...

Lemons are an integral part of some of our most iconic beverages, pastries, desserts and assorted tasty knickknacks. They’re also the central ingredient in Colorado's Best Drinks' iconic Sparkling CBD Lemonade. But while you may well have known a...

The history of watermelon is almost as rich as the fruit itself. The ancient Egyptians depicted watermelons in their art and there are mentions of watermelons in Sanskrit texts from the 6th century BC. Watermelons of old were in some ways quite...

The root beer float made using Sparkling CBD Root Beer is an iconic taste treat that’s sure to be a hit with people of all ages. Cool and creamy, it’s the ultimate soda-based confection and expertly balances the two main ingredients to create a w...

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...

Love the smell of lavender? You’re in good company. A recent analysis of U.S. search data concluded that lavender is the most popular candle scent in three American states. Countless lavender-scented products line the shelves of today’s big-name...

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...

Making things from scratch is always a fun way to spend the afternoon. There’s something special about being in the kitchen with an exciting new project. If you’re a huge cola fan, it’s worth making it yourself at least once.

Here are our two f...

Ginger is a favorite flavor for many. It's great in chai tea, stir-fries, salads- and sparkling CBD sodas!

We only make CBD drinks using the finest ingredients. If it’s not of the highest quality, we want nothing to do with it! And ginger is a...

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...

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 Sparkling 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 ce...

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 Sparkling CBD drinks, we think about their shining ingred...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Here at the CBD Beverage Blog, we’re big fans of history and enjoy enlightening our customers about the various aspects of our industry. Today, we’re going to examine the origins of the humble aluminum can, the type of vessel we use to bring our...

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...

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...

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...