I think this probably tastes better mixed with sparkling water, but it was very very bitter for me and tasted almost like medicine. It's also extremely pricey.
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Aplos is one of my favorite non-alcholic beverages. It's really strong and bitter tasting, which I like a lot. I like drinking and serving it stand alone as an alternative to mezcal or whisky over a sphere of ice and rosemary stem. The only con is once you open it you should drink it in the first few days. It has a horrible shelf life and noticeably goes bad after a week.
Better shelf life.
I absolutely love the branding and website, but the product is extremely overpriced and tastes like medicine.
I'd reconsider at half the price and maybe if it was cbd-infused, as opposed to "hemp-infused".
The taste profile is so unique and their branding is everything
I wish there were more flavors to choose from!
I deal with anxiety, so I could care less about its taste. As soon as I sipped it, I felt it. That’s what matters for me.
3 stars because of price. It doesn’t need to be that expensive. People will just go back to alcohol over paying that price.
This is just what I need! Felt very relaxed and tastes great with Perrier and lots of ice ..slept great!
Pricey but worth it.
Initially I was unsure, but now I love this drink in terms of flavor. I always add a mixer. My easy and tasty go-to recipe (and most sugar) is 1 to 1.5 ounces Aplos with hibiscus ginger beer. I also sometimes mix with squeeze fresh grapefruit and added mint, as well as mixing with bottled wild blueberry juice with a touch of club soda. I do feel a chill out effect from this. My husband is using it in place of drinking at home and while he's adjusting, so far he's been satisfied (and cheaper compared to wine at home).
I'd love more flavor options.
Love this alt beverage. I don’t like sweet drinks and this has a really nice deep profile. It’s a go to now, and I must say I do feel relaxed after drinking it. A great weeknight sub for a glass of wine when you finally close that computer screen
It’s expensive for how often I’d want to reach for it. Would try more flavors for options - sometimes feels kinda bland just mixing it w/ sparkling water
I was expecting more of a buzz...although I think I may have felt more relaxed, the feeling was short lived. The taste is great!
I would not buy again unless they lowered the price significantly...then I would give it another chance. But I cannot justify spending that kind of money again on something that did not really meet my expectations.
Wonderful to play around with ingredients, to toss together a handful of Aplos-based 'cocktails' when hosting an evening, or dinner party.