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Why Topo Chico Lime is a Must-Have On Your Bar Cart


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Topo Chico Lime is the fizzy, refreshing seltzer water that seems to make any drink more delicious. Although many cocktail recipes rely on club soda or seltzer water for that added fizz, Topo Chico brings the drink to another level with its bubbliness and subtle lime flavor.

Is Topo Chico Lime Good For You?

Topo Chico was originally brought to the U.S. by Mexican immigrants, and at first was a thing of Mexican grocery stores. However, once the rest of America caught wind of this sparkling mineral water, there was no going back. Topo Chico Twist of Lime Sparkling Mineral Water is full of minerals, and as for nutrition facts, it has a 4% daily value of calcium in a serving size of one bottle. It also contains no carbohydrates and 0 grams total fat.

This popular drinking water comes in 12 fl oz bottles and is zero calories, making it even more worth it to add a splash to a cocktail or enjoy on a warm summer's day. Bottled in Monterrey, Mexico, this carbonated water has almost no ingredients, containing mineral water, carbon dioxide, citric acid, and natural lime flavor.

Along with the classic lime flavor, the Mexican brand offers Twist of Grapefruit and Twist of Tangerine for those looking for a fresh fruit-flavored mineral water. However, Twist of Lime is the favorite when it comes to cocktails, since lime is such a refreshing flavor. To have a taste of all of the flavors, buy a variety pack.

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How Does Topo Chico Lime Taste?

This glass-bottle beverage contains no sweeteners, and tastes refreshing and fizzy. The sparkling natural mineral water's lime flavor is subtle but pronounced, bringing a citrusy tang to any drink. As for the texture, Topo Chico has a gentle fizziness, with a carbonation similar to that of Perrier Lime Flavored Carbonated Mineral Water.

Topo Chico Lime is ideal for a Christmas Eve cocktail, blending perfectly with tequila, vodka, gin or bourbon. In the summertime, it's great on its own as a refreshing beverage, or added into a cooling drink.

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