It feels as if alcohol alternatives are the talk of the town, especially when it comes to seltzers.
Now, I know what you may be thinking: Isn't a nonalcoholic seltzer just...sparkling water? Well, yes, technically.
BUT nonalcoholic seltzers that have ~special~ ingredients like adaptogens and nootropics, which will supposedly make you feel "buzzed" without the hangover, are experiencing a growing popularity.
I'm Jen, and I was curious about which alcohol alternatives were actually going to taste good, since there are SO many on the market right now. To get some answers, I decided to host a blind taste test with my coworkers.
I made everyone close their eyes, and I poured all the seltzers into generic cups that looked like this:
Everyone tried the same drink at the same time, in the same order. Without knowing which drink they were tasting, they wrote down their thoughts. The taste testers also gave each drink a numerical rating, which I averaged at the end to arrive at an official ranking. Here's how it went: