Zuzu is a sparkling cocktail made with 100% agave* spirit and fresh citrus juice. And it’s just 90 calories per 250ml (8.4 ounces), 5g sugar, and 5% A.B.V.† (10 proof). That’s about half the A.B.V. of a glass of white wine. So in addition to being delicious, Zuzu is refreshing and elegant.
The sparkling drinks, in Passion Fruit and Calamansi Lime, have:
It’s great at the end of the day, to open a bottle, put on some music and relax.
We’re big fans and highly recommend Zuzu—as an upcoming Mother’s Day treat or gift, or for any day when you’d like some sophisticated, sparkling refreshment.
While some ingredients are imported, Zuzu is 100% U.S.-made. First, 100% pure agave spirit is distilled using the agave juice (or aguamiel) extracted from the organic agave plants of a family farm outside of Jalisco, Mexico.
The product is produced in Missouri. Calamansi juice, passion fruit purée, sparkling water and a dash of organic agave syrup are mixed with the agave juice, and bottled.
The bottles are then “tunnel pasteurized,” a hot water bath that protects the nuances of flavor and effervescence, but renders the drink shelf stable for more than a year.
Discover more at DrinkZuzu.com.
Here’s how to order it online.
Citrus x Citrofortunella mitis, known as the calamansi or calamondin lime in the U.S., is also known as the Chinese, or China, orange; the Panama orange; golden lime; and the scarlet lime.
The orange versions, with orange rind and flesh, are sometimes mistakenly called calamondin oranges.
The juice is very acidic juice, leading to wide culinary use.
*Different varieties of agave are used to make mezcal and tequila.
†According to the National Institute Of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the typical pour of wine (an average of both red and white) is 5 ounces of wine, which is typically about 12% alcohol [source].