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2022 Canned Challenge Winners Announced!Congratulations to all winners!

Canned Cocktails & Seltzers

"2022 Best Of Show" Winner
Cutwater Spirits RTD Cocktail
Tropical Tiki Rum Mai Tai

Canned Wine

"2022 Canned Wine Brand Of The Year" Archer Roose

The Canned Challenge is the world's first professionally judged competition to define excellence in canned alcoholic drinks. The Canned Challenge Tasting Contest will be conducted double-blind by a prestigious panel of mixologists, bartenders, beverage professionals, sommeliers, buyers, and trade members. The Canned Challenge Packaging and Design Contest will be juried by a committee of art directors, designers, and retailers, focusing on critical elements that help a brand stand out from its competitors.

In this day and age, Canned Adult Beverages offer a convenient way to enjoy beverages at home, at the beach, on the boat, on the golf course or camping.

The 2022 Canned Challenge is now accepting beverages in these categories:
•Hard Seltzer
•Spiked Spritzers
•Premixed / Ready To Drink Cocktails
• Non-Alcoholic Mixers
•CBD Infused
•Hard Cider
•Hard Kombucha
•Packaging Design

The Canned Challenge is committed to defining excellence in Canned Adult Beverages.

All spirits are tasted double-blind by a prestigious panel of beverage professionals, sommeliers, and trade members. The Canned Challenge uses The Data Still for online entries.

Enter online before October 14, 2022.

• All Winners will receive a die-cast award medal
• Royalty-free artwork
• Judges notes provided upon request
• Actual Scores Provided
• Follow up editorial showcasing winners in Wine Country International Magazine
• Marketing Assets for purchase include bottle stickers, plaques, and laser engraved barrel heads

2021 Canned Challenge Winners Announcement!


Spindrift Beverage Co, Inc, Spindrift Spiked- Half & Half BOS 1st Place

Sagamore Spirit Sagamore Spirit Honey Paloma BOS 2nd Place

Wise Men Distillery Wise Men Distillery Black Cherry Hard Seltzer BOS 3rd Place

2021 Canned Challenge Packaging and Design Contest!

Winners Announced!