The Most Popular RTD Cocktails/ Wine in every state of the USA


Travel company Upgraded Points has released its latest study mapping out the most popular canned alcoholic beverages in every state of the USA, by reviewing Google Trends search data for the last 12 months.

“In a diverse nation where convenience often meets sophistication, canned cocktails have reshaped America’s drinking habits,” Keri Stooksbury, editor-in-chief at Upgraded Points

“We wanted to highlight varying regional preferences while underscoring a broader trend towards easy-to-enjoy, sophisticated drink options – catering to both cocktail aficionados and those looking for non-alcoholic alternatives.”

The Most Popular RTD Cocktails/ Wine in every state of the USA

Study Methodology

To determine the most popular canned cocktails (and mocktails) in every USA state, the study compiled a list of 74 popular canned cocktails and wines as well as 25 canned mocktails. The team then analysed the regional interest in these beverages using Google Trends search data from May 2023 to May 2024, with high search interest serving as an indicator of popularity.

Canned Delights: America’s Top Picks for Canned Cocktails and Wines 

  • Nationwide Appeal: Launched in 2019, High Noon has quickly become the favorite canned cocktail in 7 states, including Rhode Island and Wyoming. Known for its crisp and fruity vodka soda options like peach and watermelon, it is trending in hot states such as Kansas and Oklahoma, offering a refreshing respite from the summer heat.

  • The Sophisticated Choice: The top pick in 5 states, Bev offers an elevated canned wine experience perfect for those who prefer their vino glass-free. With its crisp notes, Bev is particularly beloved in scenic states like Montana and Vermont where its simplicity and elegance echo the natural environment.

  • Celebration Ghosts: Appreciated in 5 states, including Maryland and Delaware, Cutwater Spirits is celebrated for its high-quality ingredients and delicious flavours. These premium canned cocktails are a hit at social gatherings and celebrations, embodying a local appreciation for quality and convenience in equal measure.

  • Coastal to Southern Charm: Popular in 4 states, including Louisiana and New HampshireKim Crawford stands out for its vibrant, aromatic flavours. This New Zealand wine brand brings a touch of international class to the canned wine market.

  • Organics in the Sunshine State: In Florida, the Miami Cocktail Company beat out larger national brands with a commitment to organic ingredients and vibrant flavours. Capturing the essence of a lively and diverse Floridian culture, this local favorite stands out in the bustling cocktail scene.

The Most Popular RTD Cocktails/ Wine in every state of the USA

Mocktail Magic: A Peek at Top Canned Mocktails Across America 

  • Social Dominance: Hiyo Social Tonic claims the top spot in 11 states, including Indiana and Mississippi. Known for its organic adaptogens and nootropics, Hiyo offers a health-conscious twist on refreshment.

  • Relaxation in a Can: Leading in 8 states, such as Alaska and Maine, Recess blends hemp extract with adaptogens to craft a soothing beverage ideal for unwinding.

  • A Party Favorite: Mingle Mocktails leads in 7 states, including Illinois and Texas. Originally launched in Philadelphia, Mingle’s fruity, sparkling concoctions make any social gathering a hit.

  • Emerging Stars: De Soi Apéritifs (co-founded by Katy Perry), Aura Bora, and Ghia are all gaining popularity in the mocktail market, with each bringing something unique to the table.

For a detailed look at what each state is sippin’ this summer, please visit the full study online.

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