These Are the Best Low-Calorie Alcoholic Drinks In a Can — Including Wine, Cocktails, and Seltzers

low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can: staged photo of Bon Viv Spiked Seltzer
Photo: Bon Viv Spiked Seltzer

You deserve an upgrade from malt lemonade — and luckily, there are a ton of canned alcoholic drinks on the market now, so you can find your favorite sip. Here are some delicious picks for low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can, from cocktails to wine and seltzers.

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José Cuervo Sparkling Margaritas

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José Cuervo

Even if you're a fan of straight-up José, these ready-to-drink Sparkling Margaritas will seriously hit the spot. Available in Rosé Margarita, Strawberry, and Paloma, you can grab a four-pack to tote to the beach for a tropical treat, no messy mixing needed.

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Truly Spiked & Sparkling Water

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Looking for a really light way to get your buzz on? Truly Spiked & Sparkling offers spiked sparkling water that contains only five percent alcohol by volume (ABV), 100 calories, and 2 grams of carbs per serving. You can grab this low-calorie alcoholic drink in over 30 flavors — including Lime, Passion Fruit, Wild Berry, and Grapefruit.

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West + Wilder Canned Wines

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West + Wilder

If you need something you can confidently serve to wine snobs, consider West + Wilder, which labels itself as "a great bottle of wine that happens to come in a can." The company's selection includes a crisp white blend and a sparkling rosé with strawberries soaked in rose water, yellow plums, and watermelon rind.

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Ramona Ruby Wine Spritz

RAMONA canned cocktails
RAMONA

Ramona — a wine cooler made with sparkling organic Sicilian wine and natural flavors — was created as an alter-ego to ~fancy~ wine and restaurant culture, and as a high-quality alternative for "beer moments." Stock up on a four-pack online, and never get stuck with a warm Bud Light again.

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Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer

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Smirnoff

Lighten up your happy hour pick to the absolute highest level with a spiked sparkling seltzer made with natural fruit flavors and zero artificial sweeteners. These bubbly Smirnoff bevs are great low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can at just 90 calories. (You need to try the drool-worthy Raspberry Rosé flavor.)

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Nomadica Canned Wines

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Think of Nomadica as the art student of the canned wine crowd; the brand believes the "can is the canvas," and decorates their varietals of craft wine with limited-edition designs from artists from around the world. (You just can't resist the urge to 'gram the cans.) Placing an order online is a bit pricey, but you can sip knowing that your cash is supporting a woman-led company.

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Barefoot Spritzers

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Barefoot

If you're more into a bubbly wine option, try Barefoot Spritzers. These low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can come in flavors such as Crisp White and Summer Red, and they're great to sip solo, poured over ice, or as a mixer for a sparkling cocktail. P.S. If you don't need the convenience of a can (or just want a whole bunch of spritzer to yourself), they're also available in full-size bottles.

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Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer

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Crabbie's

Maybe you want to add an extra spike your Moscow Mule or want a bottled option instead of a regular canned brew. Either way, Crabbie's Ginger Beer is the spicy, alcoholic answer when you're craving a refreshing ginger drink without the fuss. Try their classic Ginger, Strawberry and Lime, or Raspberry varieties.

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BON V!V Spiked Seltzer

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Bon Viv Spiked Seltzer

BON V!V Spiked Seltzer is made from purified water, champagne yeast, and natural fruit flavors — with 6 percent ABV and only 90 calories per can. Take your pick of their ultra-fruity, gluten-free flavors: Pear Elderflower, Raspberry Dragonfruit, Cranberry, Mango, Clementine Hibiscus, Coconut Pineapple, Grapefruit, and Black Cherry. Can't decide? No worries: You can get these cans in a variety 12-pack.

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Mighty Swell Spritzer

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In a mission to "never settle for average and artificial," Austin-based Mighty Swell has ditched artificial flavors, high-fructose corn syrup, and sodium benzoate to create their canned spritzers that clock in at just 100 calories and 3 grams of sugar. Try a sip of their Cherry Lime, Grapefruit, Peach, or Watermelon Mint flavors, and you won't miss the additives one bit.

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Bandit Wines

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Adventure-ready​ Bandit Wines are the ideal to-go option for a true wino; you don't have the spill factor of an open can or bottle (you can re-seal these eco-smart, recyclable boxes) and there are no additives or mixers getting in the way of you and your wine. Try their Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Rosé, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Blend, or award-winning Chardonnay, all made from premium California grapes. (If anyone asks questions, just list off wine's health benefits.)

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BABE Wine

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From the creators of the infamous "White Girl Rosé" come ready-to-pop cans of BABE Wine with Bubbles. Along with classic Rosé, the on-the-go drinks are available in Pinot Grigio and a Red Blend. (Here's how to find low-carb, low-sugar wine.)

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Slow & Low: Rock & Rye

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Slow & Low

Looking for a beverage with more punch than malt liquor or wine? Why not go for whiskey — Slow & Low 84-proof whiskey cocktail, to be exact. These mini cans are the perfect size to make sure you aren't over-served, and pack all the flavor of the signature Slow & Low spirit, including raw honey, orange peel, Angostura-style cocktail bitters, and a pinch of rock candy. (Yeah, dark liquor might give you a worse hangover, but with a spirit this strong, you'll only need one.)

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AVA Grace Canned Pinot Grigio & Rosé

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These ultra-chic cans of California Rosé and Pinot Grigio make portable wine classy AF. The same art deco prints that wrap AVA Grace Vineyards' full bottles also cover the cans — snag both at your local liquor store, and your picnic/beach day/pool party is almost too photo-worthy.

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White Claw Hard Seltzer

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Holly Johnson @missholldoll

A 12-ounce can of White Claw hard seltzer is the OG of low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can. Most flavors are only 100 calories and have just two grams of sugar — which is great when it comes to mixed drinks. The flavors contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, or preservatives, and are sweetened with real fruit juice and cane sugar. Use the locator on their website to see where you can stock up.

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Cascadian Outfitters Canned Wines

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Cascadian Open

Drinking a can of wine in your kitchen after a tough day is great and all, but Cascadian Outfitters' canned wines are inspired by outdoor adventures — so they're served best with a nature view. The company offers a multitude of flavors, all made from fruit from the Columbia Valley in Washington. Cracking open a can will feel super appropriate on your next fishing trip, hike, or sail.

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Franzia Little Franz Wine

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They don't technically come in a can, but Franz's cute mini wine boxes are every bit as portable and budget-friendly as canned wines. You can try one of five varieties — a Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, a Pinto Grigio/Colombard, a Moscato, and a Rosé — and each mini box contains the equivalent of three glasses.

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High Noon Sun Sips

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High Noon Sun Sips

While other hard seltzers use alcohol brewed from sugar, High Noon Sun Sips gives you a buzz with straight-up vodka. Each 100-calorie can contains vodka, sparkling water, and juice such as Pineapple, Grapefruit, Lime, Peach, Watermelon, and Black Cherry. Plus, the canned alcoholic drink is gluten-free and has no sugar added. (See: Your Guide to Drinking Alcohol On the Keto Diet)

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Cutwater Spirits

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Cutwater Spirits

Whether you're craving a Mai Tai, Margarita, or Bloody Mary, Cutwater Spirits has the drink for you. The spirits company offers dozens of different canned alcoholic drinks, which have anywhere from 5 to 14 percent ABV, making them ideal for both light and easy pre-gaming and nights in with the girls.

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Tip Top Proper Cocktails

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Thanks to Tip Top Proper Cocktails, bars aren't the only place you can score a strong Manhattan. The canned alcoholic drink brand offers Negronis, Manhattans, and Old Fashioneds in adorable 100 ml cans. Unlike hard seltzers that you can down in 10 seconds flat, these drinks are definitely sippers, packing up to 37 percent ABV.

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Hoxie Spritzer

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An Instagram-worthy can isn't the only thing Hoxie Spritzer has going for it. The dry wine spritzers are crafted from sustainably grown grapes and come in Grapefruit Elderflower and Lemon Ginger Rosé. With their fresh flavors, the low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can pair perfectly with a charcuterie board.

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Novo Fogo Sparkling Caipirinha Cocktails

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When you're tired of drinking bubbles and wine, turn to Novo Fogo's Sparkling Caipirinha Cocktails, one of the most popular cocktails in Brazil. Each can contains Cachaça, a Brazilian rum-like liquor that's distilled from fermented sugarcane juice, fruit juice, and sugar. Sip on the drink in Lime, Passion Fruit, and Mango flavors.

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Cocktail Squad Canned Cocktails

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Cocktail Squad

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Cocktail Squad offers classic cocktails in cans, including the Gin and Tonic, Vodka Soda, Margarita, Bourbon Smash, and more. Plus, these 12-ounce cans are a little larger than some of their mixed-drink competitors.

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Joia Spirit Craft Cocktails

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Joia Spirit is giving beloved drinks such as the Gimlet and Cosmopolitan a 21st-century twist by adding carbonation. Each bubbly 12-ounce can contains 120 to 250 calories and is gluten-free. Sip your go-to drink straight out of the can or pour it in a glass and garnish it with fresh fruit.

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Two Chicks Cocktails

low-calorie alcoholic drinks in a can: Two Chicks four-pack canned cocktails
Two Chicks

Need a drink for your next girls' night in? Try Two Chicks, a sparkling canned cocktail brand. The brand sells flavors including Vodka Fizz, Apple Gimlet, New Fashioned, and more. Plus, you won't mind lounging with this can in hand, thanks to its gorgeous floral design.

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Golden Rule Spirits

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When it comes to canned alcoholic drinks, Golden Rule Spirits doesn't mess around. It sells just two cocktails: a Margarita and an Old Fashioned. Each can of Margarita contains 100-percent agave Blanco tequila, fresh lime juice, and triple sec, aka ingredients that combine to create one of the best margaritas to have ever hit your tastebuds. And the Old Fashioned is not too shabby, either: The drink is a mix of straight bourbon, aromatic bitters, natural orange, and cane sugar.

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Fling Craft Cocktails

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Fling

If there were a craft brewery of canned cocktails, it would be Fling. Made by Boulevard Brewing Co. in Kansas City, Missouri, these canned alcoholic drinks have eye-catching designs and even better flavor. Choose from the Gin and Tonic, Blood Orange Vodka Soda, Mai Tai, Vodka Lemonade, and more.

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Maha Organic Hard Seltzer

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Organic fanatics, this canned alcoholic drink is for you. Each of Maha Organic's hard seltzers contains real fruit juice, water, malted barley, sea salt, and cascara powder — and all of it is certified organic by the USDA. Plus, the Tangerine Yuzu, Raspberry, and Black Cherry flavors come with a kick of nutrients, thanks to the addition of calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc, copper, and manganese.

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Usual Spritz

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Usual

Thanks to Usual, you can have a wine spritzer any time, anywhere. The company's Guava Spritz, which contains Brut, a splash of 100-percent natural guava juice, and nothing else, so you don't need to worry about consuming tons of added sugar. If those simple ingredients don't convince you to grab a can, the surprisingly low 7.25 percent ABV surely will.

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Ketel One Botanical Vodka Spritz

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Ketel One

Once the clock strikes 5 p.m., swap your can of sparkling water with this canned cocktail from Ketel One. Available in Peach & Orange Blossom, Cucumber & Mint, and Grapefruit & Rose flavors, this vodka spritz has zero carbs, no added sugar, and no artificial flavors or sweeteners. Plus, it has just 73 calories per serving and a 3.6 percent ABV. Translation: You won't wake up with a massive sugar- and alcohol-induced headache the next day. (But if your wine Wednesdays go a little too far, try these hangover cures that actually work.)

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