When the dog days of summer roll in, there’s nothing more refreshing than an ice-cold can, glass or bottle of seltzer, sparkling water or club soda. OK, maybe frozen margaritas, but while you can’t drink margs all day long without it being a legit problem, you can guzzle fizzy waters to your heart’s content. But they’re not all are created equal. We’ve had some that are so bubbly, they make us sneeze and sputter; others are made with flavorings so artificial-tasting, you may as well just bite into a candle and chase it with club soda.
We’ve sought out the best of the best of summer bubblies. These are our go-to brands, each offering something a little different to the discerning drinker. Whether you’re on the search for something fancy and flavored or a down-to-earth sparkling mineral water, there’s something here for you. Fill a tall glass with ice and get ready to relax with one of the summer’s best seltzers, sparkling waters and club sodas.