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Your Guide To The Newest Spiked Seltzer Lemonades

Mike's Hard and Bud Light are the latest to hop on the trend.

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The Seltzer Wars Get Summery

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Both Seltzers Have Similar Flavors

Bud Light's new seltzer lemonade comes in four flavors: Original Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Black Cherry Lemonade, and Peach Lemonade. Mike's new hard lemonade seltzer also launched with four flavors: Lemon, Strawberry, Mango, and Pineapple.

Mike's Original Has Even More Flavors

As one of the OG spiked lemonades, Mike's Original Hard Lemonade has a large range of flavors, including Pomegranate Blueberry, Mango, and Pineapple Strawberry. There's no word yet on whether they plan to expand the new hard seltzer's flavors.

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They're Equally Boozy

Mike's Original, Mike's Lemonade Seltzer, and Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade all have 5% ABV. Looking for something boozier? Mike's Harder has 8% ABV. Want something with less alcohol? Bud Light Lemonade, which combines beer and lemonade, has 4.2% ABV.

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They're Equally Sweet

Both Mike's Hard Lemonade Seltzer and Bud Light's Seltzer Lemonade have about 1 gram of sugar per 12-ounce can. This is comparable sugar content to other new and established hard seltzer brands on the market.

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You've Got Even More Options

In addition to Mike's, Bud Light's new seltzer lemonade shares a shelf with other spiked lemonade drinks like Truly Lemonade and Natty Light's Naturdays, which was recently released in Pineapple Lemonade.

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Which Is The Better Hard Lemonade Seltzer?

On paper, they're nearly identical. Mike's says their "cold-pressed method" makes for better flavor. Bud Light claims adding real lemonade makes their flavor stronger. Both pair well with sunshine and no responsibilities.

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