Shipping RTD Cocktails Direct to Consumer

Ready-to-drink (RTD) canned cocktails have become increasingly popular in recent years, as they offer a convenient and easy way for consumers to enjoy a cocktail without the hassle of mixing and measuring ingredients. These pre-made cocktails are typically sold in cans or bottles, and come in a wide variety of flavors and styles.

One of the main benefits of RTD cocktails is their convenience. They can be easily transported and enjoyed on-the-go, making them perfect for picnics, beach trips, or any other outdoor activity. Additionally, they eliminate the need for a shaker, strainer, and other cocktail making tools, making them a great option for those who don’t have the time or equipment to make a cocktail from scratch.

So how do you ship RTD cocktails? Shipping boxes for RTD cocktails are dependent upon the size of cans you are shipping.  RTD canned cocktails normally come in sleek style cans, and in 8oz, 8.4oz, and 12oz. Our Slim Can Pods line will fit any of these sized cans.  These Pods perfectly fit any sized RTD cocktail cans, and they not only protect them during shipping, but are presentable, economical, as well as fully custom printable. We offer custom printed RTD cocktail shipping boxes in any size of the Slim Can Pods.

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Another benefit of RTD cocktails is that they can be enjoyed by a wide range of consumers, from those who are new to the world of cocktails to those who are more experienced. If you are a beverage company looking to get into the Ready to Drink cocktail space, the large market could be appealing. This wide range of consumers could be a great opportunity to get your beverages in the hands of a very large, diverse market.

There are wide range different types of RTD cocktails on the market. There are margaritas from companies like Cayman Jack, Thomas Ashbourne, Jose Quervo,  and Juneshine. Feel like a Mai Tai or Moscow Mule? Check out,  they canned ones! How about a Spritz? Check out Delola for those. What a Cosmo, Martini, or Mojito? Check out for any of those. You can even get an expresso martini from Loverboy.  Finally, what about a hard smoothie? Smooj is the go to for those. As you can see, there’s a ton of ready to drink canned cocktails to choose from!

Want to try a few different styles? New Realm Brewing offers 5 different styles of RTD canned cocktails!

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So which Ready to Drink canned cocktail  is the best? This guy claims to have tried them all –

RTD cocktails are also a great option for hosting a party or event, as they can be easily served to a large group of people without the need for a bartender. They can be chilled or frozen before serving, and can be enjoyed straight from the can or bottle. Once again, they are portable and easily shippable, as long are you use the right boxes to ship them. You know where to get those, right?

sleek 12oz can shipping box for 12 cans

In conclusion, ready-to-drink cocktails are a convenient and easy way to enjoy a cocktail without the hassle of mixing and measuring ingredients. They offer a wide range of flavors and styles, and can be enjoyed by both new and experienced cocktail drinkers. Before you start shipping them direct to consumer, make sure you have the right packaging to get the product to your customers in a presentable way, allowing for the best possible unboxing experience. Reach out to us for any shipping questions!

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Disclaimer - Shipping beer or alcoholic beverages of any sort may be illegal in your state. Please reference your state laws, as well as the laws of the state you are shipping to for legalities. We do not sell beer, only shipping boxes. Our shipping boxes are used under your own discretion, Whale Pod Shipper is not liable or responsible for anything shipped within them.

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