Cacti Agave Spiked Seltzer Review: Lime
Cacti Lime Agave Spiked Seltzer Sparks Memories of Tequila Fueled Nights
— Do you remember the first time you tried Tequila? Known for its powers of amnesia, you might not. Perhaps your first sampling of the legendary alcohol was on a trip to Mexico. South of the border vacations are known for being fueled by a seemingly endless supply of Tequila. Tequila itself is known to be powered by blue agave. And of course, if you do remember any of the Mexican vacation, you’ll recall that each shot of Tequila is traditionally paired with a slice of lime. The unique flavor of agave and the sour tang of lime are one of the true classic flavor combinations when it comes to spirits. Missing those carefree days of youth that are a little fuzzy? Cacti Lime Agave Spiked Seltzer will take you there.
When you open a can of your favorite spiked seltzer, chances are it has a unique scent that tempts your senses with anticipation of the flavors yet to come. While taste is the final determining factor of what seltzers are your go-to favorites, scent can play a vital part. In the case of Cacti Lime Agave Spiked Seltzer, there really is no discernible aroma. Agave is known for a fragrance that hints at citrus and rose petals. But none of that comes through in this seltzer’s bouquet. There isn’t even any clear lime scent. On the positive side, this spiked sparking water does have fantastic carbonation. When you pour a can over ice, you will be mesmerized by the playful bubbles dancing their way to the surface. Find more bubbly beverage choices on our Hard Seltzer Reviews page.
Cacti Lime Agave Spiked Seltzer Has a Tequila-Like Flavor
Cacti Spiked Seltzer is fueled by agave and fermented cane sugar, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the flavor of this seltzer is reminiscent of a mild lime and Tequila. However, the lime flavor isn’t easily recognized and the Tequila-like flavor somewhat overwhelming. What lime flavor there is favors the fruit’s more sour tones. The aftertaste is a mixture of agave, faint lime, and a hint of spice. Cacti has a higher-than-average alcohol by volume (ABV) of 7% and each can has 150 calories with 3 grams of carbohydrates and ½ gram sugar. This spiked seltzer is also gluten free.
Made from water, cold-fermented cane sugar, natural flavors, agave syrup, lime juice from concentrate, and malted rice, Cacti Lime Agave Spiked Seltzer delivers a high ABV but could benefit from a more distinct lime essence. The overall flavor hints of a mild Tequila and lime cocktail. The scent of the spiked seltzer is also a bit lacking. Perhaps not destined to be your favorite alcohol-infused seltzer, it does have its selling points. For those who take drinking as a mission, the higher 7% ABV might be an enticement. The mixture of lime and agave flavors and higher ABV might be enough to send you on a trip down memory lane. Relive the memory of first time you tried Tequila with this agave and lime hard seltzer.