Buena Gave Canned Cocktail Review: Ranch Water

Buena Gave Ranch Water

Rating: 92 Points

Calories: 110

Carbs: 2g

ABV: 5%

Buena Gave Ranch Water Captures the Taste & Spirit of West Texas

Buena Gave Ranch Water— Ranch Water is a traditional alcoholic drink made from Tequila, lime juice, and a healthy dose of sparkling water. Ranch Water originated in West Texas and has since become a nationally recognized adult beverage. It is often referred to as the unofficial cocktail of West Texas. Texas has a long history in the alcoholic beverage market with such offerings as Tispy Texas Tea, Texas Hurricane, Texas Prairie Fire, Blood Orange Mojito, and Texas Roadhouse Cowboy Quencher. However, Ranch Water is one favorite that never goes out of style. Now taking this West Texas taste sensation and tying it up in a pretty little package for the canned cocktail market is Buena Gave Ranch Water.

Smells Like a Citrusy Ocean

When you open a can of Buena Gave Ranch Water, a light citrus fragrance swims through the air delighting the senses. It is a very light and refreshing lime aroma. And if you pour this canned cocktail over ice, it opens up the fragrance even further. And you can distinctly smell the sea salt as you pour. The result is a drink that almost reminds you of the ocean, even though you won’t find any of those in West Texas. And this ready to drink cocktail also features a very lively carbonation level. In terms of alcohol content, this canned cocktail contains a modest 5% alcohol by volume (ABV) to go with 110 calories and 2 grams of carbohydrates. It is also gluten free.

Buena Gave Ranch Water has a Mild Agave Flavor

This Ranch Water cocktail from Buena Gave aims to capture the beloved taste of the West Texas-originating cocktail of the same name. The recipe is simple: carbonated water, agave spirit (Tequila), lime juice, and sea salt. The result is a very enjoyable beverage. Sometimes with agave-infused seltzers and canned cocktails with Tequila, the recipe goes a little too heavy on the spirited flavor. It can be a turn off and make the drink taste too boozy to enjoy. But that is not the case at all with this Ranch Water. Rather, the mixologists at Buena Gave have concocted a brew with a mild agave flavor which is not overwhelming in the least. You will taste the lime and sea salt distinctly with a nice hint of agave delivered by the Tequila. The citrus blends exceptionally well and the great level of carbonation seals the deal.

A Refreshing Canned Cocktail

The tradition of Ranch Water goes deep in West Texas history. And Buena Gave Ranch Water combines the great flavors of lime juice, agave spirits, and sparkling water. With a tangy lime flavor balanced with just the right amount of agave, this canned cocktail is a refreshing treat. The scent of sea salt will make you think of carefree days by the ocean, while the 110 calories, 2 grams or total carbs, and 0 added sugar make for carefree enjoyment. And this gluten free Tequila cocktail has a great level of carbonation that only adds to the enjoyment — and it’s fantastic over ice or straight out of the can. If you are a fan of West Texas spirits, you’ll be in flavor heaven with this ready to drink Ranch Water cocktail.


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