10 Best Non-Carbonated Alcoholic Drinks In A Can (2023)

Last Updated on August 22, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Non-carbonated alcoholic drinks are not packed with fizzy, bubbly, carbonated additions to the spirit. 

These beverages make interesting options by combining alcohol with other ingredients such as lime water, mint water, and juices. 

And due to the increasing demand for these drinks, new variants are being introduced in the market– bottled and canned. 

If you’re looking for ready-to-drink beverages you can enjoy anywhere, check out the best non-carbonated alcoholic drinks in a can. Let’s start. 

Top 10 Non-Carbonated Alcoholic Drinks In A Can (Most Voted)

10. Twisted Tea Original

hand holding Twisted Tea Original in can

Average Price: around $18.99 /12-pack (Total Wine)

Alcohol Content: 5% ABV 

Why We Like It: This Boston Beer Company’s Twisted Tea Original is made with a blend of malt base alcohol and is a refreshing drink you can enjoy over ice or chilled.

This is made from various components such as black tea, alcohol, and natural flavorings.

This Twisted Tea Original is a smooth, refreshing, hard iced tea with a natural lemon flavor twist. This non-carbonated drink is naturally sweetened with a low ABV. But does Twisted Tea contain caffeine?

9. Arnie’s Spiked Lemonade

Arnie's Spiked Lemonade with lemons

Average Price: around $3.49 /24oz. (Total Wine)

Alcohol Content: 5% ABV 

Why We Like It: Arnie’s Spiked Lemonade is non-carbonated, hard lemonade– made with real squeezed fruit juice.

Its refreshing and flavorful taste makes it perfect for any time of the day.

This drink’s sweet and tart balance leads to a refreshing taste, making this a go-to beverage while enjoying time with friends or relaxing alone. 

8. Crook and Marker Strawberry Hibiscus Margarita  

Crook and Marker Strawberry Hibiscus Margarita  in can

Average Price: around $16.99 (Total Wine)

Alcohol Content: 5% ABV 

Why We Like It: This refreshing drink is made with organic tequila, real fruit juice, and a combination of sweet and salty strawberry and hibiscus flavors

It has a perfect balance of sweet and salty and is sure to satisfy you. This is a nice drink if you want a ready-to-drink margarita cocktail. 

The notes of hibiscus and strawberry enhance tequila flavors—so this a tasty and fruity non-carbonated beverage with a touch of alcohol. 

7. Twisted Tea Half & Half

Twisted Tea Half & Half in can and a glass

Average Price: around $18.99 /12-pack (Total Wine)

Alcohol Content: 5% ABV 

Why We Like It: Another variant from Boston Beer Company is this Twisted Tea Half & Half.

This combines the two classics– iced tea and lemonade– made for those who love something a little extra. 

Available in 6-pack to 18-pack, this can be your everyday drink that can leave you feeling refreshed but with a kick of alcohol.

If you’ve tried the Twisted Tea Original, you shouldn’t miss this one. 

6. Surfside Iced Tea

Surfside Iced Tea in can with 2 glasses

Average Price: around $9.99 /4-pack (MSRP)

Alcohol Content: 4.5% ABV 

Why We Like It: Many iced teas, these days, are made— loaded with sugar and malt liquor. But exclude the Surfside Iced Tea on that list. 

This non-carbonated beverage is uniquely crafted with Stateside Vodka. Though it has 100 calories per can, it is a sure winner regarding flavors and character. 

Besides, its alcohol content is slightly lower than other non-carbonated drinks on this list. So, expect a unique taste and profile that will keep you looking for more. 

5. Cut Water White Russian

close up shot of Cut Water White Russian in can

Average Price: around $16.99 /8-pack (Total Wine)

Alcohol Content: 14% ABV 

Why We Like It: Cut Water White Russian is a twist on a traditional non-carbonated recipe made in the USA. 

“This is exactly the drink you want in your hand this winter, and tastes especially awesome when you’re wearing your favorite bathrobe.”

— Yuseff Chemey, Master Distiller/Co-founder of Cutwater Spirits 

This award-winning blend features vodka [1] and coffee cream liqueur with a big amount of chocolate and vanilla flavors. 

Also, it has notes of newly brewed coffee, vanilla ice cream, and a bit of a cone waffle. With tasting notes, it seems like a canned dessert with quite a punch of alcohol. 

4. Nude Hard Tea Variety

3 cans of Nude Hard Tea Variety

Average Price: around $15.99-$17.99 /12-pack (MSRP)

Alcohol Content: 5% ABV 

Why We Like It: Nude Hard Tea is a ready-to-drink malt-flavored drink that’s sweetener- and sugar-free. The Nude Hard Iced Tea is non-carbonated, brewed in black tea, and caffeine-free.

Other flavors include peach, lemon, and raspberry, which are all carb-free.

Also, Nude’s product line contains gin soda, hard iced tea, hard seltzer, vodka soda, and tequila soda. 

So aside from the fruity flavors, it has the kick of alcohol from its ingredients. If you’re careful with your sugar levels but want a tasty, non-carbonated drink, this is for you. 

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3. NOCA Peach

3 cans of NOCA Peach

Average Price: around $18 /12-pack (MSRP)

Alcohol Content:  4.5% ABV 

Why We Like It: NOCA Peach, among other variants, is our favorite non-carbonated drink–an alternative to hard seltzers and beer. 

Unlike beer, it only has 94-calorie content, suitable for those on a low-carb diet. You can drink this anytime and anywhere, and you’ll love its fruity flavor. 

This is a tasty, refreshing, and smooth drink with a hint of alcohol [2]. 

2. NOCA Boozy Lemonade

NOCA Boozy Lemonade

Average Price: around $21.99 /12-pack (MSRP)

Alcohol Content: 5% ABV 

Why We Like It: Another tasty variant from NOC is its Boozy Lemonade. If you’re not into peach, then you might want this classic lemonade. 

It has the right balance of tartness and sweetness that will bring you back from the traditional, refreshing, smooth lemonade you used to be drinking. 

The lemon twists and its little booze will let you savor the fruity note while still getting some alcohol.

1. Triple Spice Margarita Party Can

close up shot of Triple Spice Margarita Party Can

Average Price: around $29.99 /1.75L (MSRP)

Alcohol Content: 12.5% ABV 

Why We Like It: This Party Can’s Triple Spice Margarita allows you to savor the combination of reposado and Blanco tequila.

But besides tequila, it mixes orange juice and fresh lime juice with a subtle triple spice blend (chili pepper, cinnamon, and ginger) that will leave you wanting more. 

This ready-to-drink margarita is our favorite non-carbonated drink, and we highly recommend it to everyone. 


What are non-carbonated alcoholic drinks?

Non-carbonated alcoholic drinks don’t produce any bubbles. Some non-carbonated drinks include coffee, tea, energy drinks, and juice.

These beverages aren’t made with carbon dioxide, and they have a variety of flavors.

How to tell if alcoholic drinks in a can are non-carbonated?

You can tell an alcoholic drink is non-carbonated if it lacks the fizz. No bubbles coming from the carbon dioxide or gas when fizzing the drink. 

Final Thoughts

Whether you want a non-carbonated alcoholic drink in a can to relax at home or a tasty yet boozy beverage you can bring anywhere, you won’t regret trying any of the refreshments above. 

Apart from your favorite strong spirits (like whiskeys), you may try finding your way into flavored drinks (just) for a quick change. 



Lydia Martin

Lydia Martin hails from Redmond, Washington, where you’ll find some of the best cocktail bars and distilleries that offer a great mix of local drinks. She used to work as a bar manager in Paris and is a self-taught mixologist whose passion for crafting unique cocktails led her to create Liquor Laboratory. Lydia can whip up a mean Margarita in seconds! Contact at [email protected] or learn more about us here.

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