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The Major Differences Between White Claw Classic & White Claw Surge

It’s a battle between the original and the twist on a classic.

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Spiked Seltzer Just Got Boozier

White Claw released a twist on the classic seltzer this month and it’s called White Claw Surge. The new beverage brings a higher alcohol content to the table compared to its classic hard seltzer alternative. Here’s everything you need to know about the two.

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Their Alcohol Content Is Different

The main difference between White Claw’s seltzers is the alcohol percentage. The hard seltzer has 5% ABV whereas White Claw Surge contains 8% ABV.

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Surge Offers New Flavors

The newest spiked seltzer offers two never-before-seen flavors: cranberry or blood orange in one 16oz can. Summertime is about to get a whole lot tastier.

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The Classic Hard Seltzer Has More Options

Don’t sleep on the OG. The classic has 11 fruit flavors which come in a 12-ounce can, including black cherry, White Claw’s most popular flavor. Some are even offered in 16-ounce or 19.2-ounce cans.

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They Are Both Just As Sweet

A 16-ounce can of both White Claw’s classic hard seltzer and White Claw Surge both have two grams of sugar. Plus, they’re both gluten-free! To opt for lower sugar content, snag a 12-ounce can of the classic hard seltzer, which has one gram of sugar.

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Both Are Summer Approved, But Which Seltzer Wins?

If you’re stuck between the two, take your pick based on your mood. What flavors are you craving? And more importantly — do you want to feel buzzed or extra buzzed?

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