Summer 2022 is finally here, and that means it’s time to grab your besties, your sun block, and make your way pool side! But no pool day is complete without a refreshing beverage in hand. To help make that beverage even more refreshing, we have a list of this summer’s most delicious, exciting, and must have brands, all from female founders on a mission to disrupt the male dominated alcohol industry. So don’t wait. Sunshine, tan lines, and good times await!!
If you haven’t heard of these yet, prepare to be mind blown! These are so fun, and they honestly taste so good! They are like jello shots, but all grown up and fancy. Vegan, 15% alcohol, and wine based – sign me up! Oh and did we mention, they come in a push up cup!!! 100% obsessed!
Founded by Dee Bryant
Order Yours: boozybites.com
From canned wine, to boozy sparkling water, Social Sparkling is a pool side drink you can feel good about. USDA certified organic, only 88 calories, and fermented from brown rice rather than sugar, this is the perfect pool side plus one.
Founded by Leah Caplanis
Order Yours: socialsparklingwine.com
Prefer a delicious cold beer pool side? Started by one of our favorite female founders, Barbara Groom, Lost Coast Brewery is a summer must have. Leading the charge for females in the industry, Barbara launched Lost Coast Brewery nearly 30 years ago, and today, with their award winning brews and unique seasonal flavors, Lost Coast has become one of our all time must haves!
Founded by Barbara Groom
Order Yours: www.lostcoast.com
Perfectly poured cocktails, and I don’t have to mix it? Umm yes please! Austin Cocktails are the perfect combination of convenient and delicious. They are made with natural ingredients, premium spirits, and sweetened with only a touch of organic agave, making them the perfect, delicious solution to your pool side cocktail cravings!
Founded by Kelly Gasink & Jill Burns
Order Yours: austincocktails.com
Black Girl Magic turns low key moments into a celebration, so level up your pool days with these award – winning wines! These full bodied wines are bold, luscious, and refreshingly complex. Honestly, we cannot think of anything better than this crisp, bold, beauty, to cheers all summer long!
Founded by Robin McBride & Andréa McBride
Order Yours: mcbridesisters.com/Black-Girl-Magic