Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut Vodka Review

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Smirnoff’s Sorbet Light line is one of the few [product offerings that allow imbibers that want to have a diet beverage the ability to have it both taste delectable and still be wholly walloped by the alcohol percentage. The brand has a new offering – Pineapple Coconut – that contains 30% ABV. The vodka contains 78 calories in each shot (1.5 fluid ounce serving size), meaning that one will be able to get away with calorific content in a mixed drink similar to that in a 12 ounce cola (to say nothing about the smaller carbohydrate content of the Pineapple Coconut Vodka).

The Pineapple Coconut flavor provides a hint of the tropics to the cold winter months. While one can easily pick out the two distinct elements, I feel that Smirnoff has done well in keeping the flavor profile equally balanced between the inimitable vodka taste and the fruit elements. The vodka will do perfectly in a shot format, and will provide a unique flavor profile to any one of the many mixed drinks that utilize vodka. I personally liked mixing in a shot or two of the Smirnoff Pineapple Coconut Sorbet Light into orange juice to provide new life into the screwdriver. Despite the number of inclusions that are present in a Long Island Iced Tea, the Pineapple Coconut is able to soldier through and give the timeless drink a further kick in the pants.

Individuals that wish to purchase a bottle of the Smirnoff Sorbet Light vodka (including the new Pineapple Coconut flavor) can do so at liquor stores. A 750ml bottle will likely run from $10-15; make sure to pick these vodkas up for anyone that likes partaking in spirits but wishes to stay svelte.

Rating: 8.7/10

Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut Vodka Review / 60 Proof | 30% ABV / The Smirnoff Company / http://www.smirnoff.com

Smirnoff Sorbet Light

 

One of the most major problems that is present with a number of plain spirits is that the mixes are pretty high calorie. This is compounded by the calorie content that the spirits themselves has. What Smirnoff has done with these vodkas is reduce the calorie content and present imbibers with three delectable flavors. What results is a spirit that will not hit your budget or waist, and represents a change in the thought that major spirits companies have towards their products. At only 75% of the calorie content of similarly-flavored efforts, there is no reason why a calorie-conscious individual should not search out a few bottles.

The Sorbet Light line comes in SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Raspberry Pomegranate, SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Mango Passion Fruit and SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Lemon. The flavors of each stand in bold opposition; one will not be confused when they drink Mango Passion Fruit or Light Lemon. I believe that the vodkas themselves would be a perfect substitution for plain vodka in a screwdriver or Long Island Iced Tea.

The vodkas can be purchased at any location that sells alcohol. I am confident that bars will start to purchase the Sorbet Light line for use in their own drinks shortly (if they have not yet).  If the sales of these initial efforts are strong enough, chances are good that Smirnoff will continue to add to this line. Tell us what you think about the Sorbet Line and what changes (if any) you would make. I feel that Smirnoff could easily add chocolate or cream-flavored vodkas to their line and continue the same high quality that separates the Sorbet Light line from the rest of the bottles on the shelf.

Rating: 9.0/10

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