Bud Light Seltzer Review: Cherry Cordial

Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial

Rating: 86 Points

Calories: 100

Carbs: 2g

ABV: 5%

Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial is a Festive Treat

Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial— The cherry cordial was invented in the 1700s in France. Then known by the name “griottes,” the candies were created in the Franche-Comte region of France. Back then, the candies consisted of griotte cherries covered in a chocolate casing. It was only after the recipe immigrated to the U.S. that the process was adapted to include soaking the cherries in alcohol before covering them in chocolate. As such, the term “cordial” now translates to a recipe involving alcoholic liquors. Of course, things change with time. Now the majority of cherry cordial confections marketed today are alcohol free. But, if you hanker for the taste of a traditional alcohol-infused confection in a tempting beverage format, look no further than this Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial.

Seductive Fragrance

It’s easy to be enthusiastic about a hard seltzer that offers something new to the market. And such is the case with the Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial. Part of the Bud Light Seltzer Ugly Sweater Pack, when you first open a can of this seasonal spiked seltzer, you will immediately be impressed with the seductive fragrance. The scents of chocolate and cherries fill the air with tempting bliss. The chocolate is so thick in the air it feels like you can take a bite. The cherry aroma is just as grand. The combination of the two fragrances is pure heaven. If you like to pour your hard seltzer in a glass or over ice, you’ll be impressed by the festive bubbles as they dance.

Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial has Festive Flavor

Made with water, cold-fermented cane sugar, natural flavors, artificial flavors, and stevia leaf extract, this spiked sparkling water is a festive flavor experience. At first you are introduced to the exquisite flavor of cherries. The sweetness envelopes your tastebuds. Gradually the chocolate undertones become apparent. The combined taste of chocolate and cherries with just the right amount of alcohol is a grand and glorious recipe for success. Each can is just 100 calories – very middle of the road. This hard seltzer sports a conservative 2 grams of total carbohydrates and less than 1 gram of total sugars. The stevia leaf extract helps keep the sugars low. It is also 100% gluten free. View all of Bud Light’s gluten free seltzers in our Bud Light Seltzer Reviews category.

Festively Fun

Doesn’t it seem like some of the best recipes can be traced back to French origins? Such is the case with cherry cordials. Now the taste of liquored cherries and chocolate can be had in a spiked seltzer thanks to Bud Light Seltzer Cherry Cordial. The brew has a wonderfully accurate flavor, is relatively low in calories, and has a moderate 5% alcohol by volume (ABV). Each can holds 100 calories and very low total carbohydrates and total sugars and the taste is festively fantastic. You taste both the chocolate and the cherries, along with a little alcohol kick. This is a great hard seltzer to enjoy with friends and family during the holiday season.


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