The Finnish Long Drink Canned Cocktail Review: Traditional
The Finnish Long Drink Traditional is a Cocktail with an Intriguing History
The traditional Finnish Long Drink has a story that dates back to the 1952 Summer Games in Finland. Finland was recovering from World War II, and they were struggling to supply enough drinks for all of the tourists and citizens at the games. The Finnish government commissioned the Long Drink for the games, and the cocktail is still popular in Finland today. The Long Drink Traditional has come to America, where it has been branded as a citrus soda with real liquor. Our reviewers at Seltzer Nation tried this canned cocktail, and here is our detailed summary of their impressions.
Provides a Grapefruit Soda Experience (With a Kick)
If you love grapefruit soda, then the Finnish Long Drink Traditional is the perfect canned cocktail for you. It contains a fresh, authentic, and strong grapefruit flavor. So, if you love grapefruit, then you are likely to really enjoy the Long Drink Traditional. It tastes very similar to a Fresca soda by Coca-Cola. You can immediately taste that the flavors are naturally derived. There is also an excellent level of carbonation in this canned beverage. It is surprising that this is a gin-based beverage. We couldn’t taste the alcohol and would have never suspected it contained gin if it were not labeled. Overall, this canned cocktail by Long Drink is incredibly tasty and satisfying. The strong and authentic grapefruit flavor is just what you need after a long day or while relaxing during the weekends. It provides a kick, of course, but the alcohol does not cause too much booziness.
Delicious Flavor Powered by Natural Ingredients
Long Drink Traditional holds nothing back in its attempt to deliver a truly memorable canned cocktail. The Finnish Long Drink makes its Traditional Canned Cocktail with gin, natural grapefruit and juniper berry flavors, and carbonation. This canned cocktail contains 5.5% alcohol by volume. For many, this is an alcohol-content sweet spot where there is a nice kick of alcohol but nothing that is too strong to handle. There are 18 grams of carbohydrates, which is on the high side for a canned cocktail. Consequently, there are a fair number of calories, totaling 180 per can. The Long Drink Traditional canned cocktail does not contain gluten, nor does it rely upon artificial sweeteners. Although it certainly has no shortage of carbs and calories, there is also no shortage of delicious, natural flavor either.
Tastes Like a Fresca
The Finnish Long Drink Traditional is a classic drink option that provides a nice balance between alcohol and delicious flavor. We recommend this delicious canned cocktail served cold either in the can or poured over ice in a glass. If you are searching for a more classic experience and a gin-based canned cocktail with a subtle kick of alcohol, then this is a great option for you. It works great as both an outdoor and indoor drink.
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