Monday, February 23, 2009

Product Review: La Croix Lime Water

I was wandering the food aisles at Target on Saturday in order to find some quick snacks for a party I was heading to. I don't like to drink a lot of alcohol anymore, and sodas are either sweetened with High Fructose Corn Syrup or Aspartame. So I figured I should bring my own beverages.

I started searching through the beverage aisle when my eye fell upon this lovely green box. Was it soda? No! In fact with was lime flavored sparkling water! Was it sweetened? No! And it was less than $3 for a 12-pack. What a bargain!

The water comes in 12 ounce cans and are easy to transport. With the lower prices than the other flavored sparkling water brands, I expected the flavor to reflect the price.

While the flavor is not as rich as some of the higher priced waters, it does not taste bad. The lime is lighter and I can detect some notes of aluminum. It reminds me of airline canned water. Which not a terrible thing. The bubbles are refreshing and the hint of lime keeps it interesting.

Would I buy it again? For approximately a quarter a can? You betcha! This zero calorie beverage may be my new "soda" staple at work.

Ingredients: Carbonated water, natural flavors


Chad Kempel said...

I just purchased a case of the cran-raspberry flavor and they're...ehhh...okay. Ice cold on a hot day they might hit the spot but I don't think I would buy this flavor again. I have a question, though --> What are the "natural flavors" in this stuff? Sometimes food will advertise "all natural" and then when you look at the ingredients you see high fructose corn syrup. What are the natural flavors in La Croix!?

Anonymous said...

The orange, grapefruit, and lime flavors are the best tasting to me. I could be president of their fan club if they had one. I love the stuff! Nectar of the gods!!!


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