If you observe Kosher food and drinks then you will know, it can be difficult to know which food item you can have. This is especially so for brand new products and they don’t come much newer than the new breed of alcoholic drinks sweeping the nation – the hard seltzer.
These drinks have the equivalent alcohol to a beer, glass of wine or shot of spirit but with only 100kcal per can and basically no carbs. But the question then is, which hard seltzer is Kosher? Luckily i have complied a list of all the certified hard seltzers.
What hard seltzers are Kosher?
|Hard Seltzer Brand||Flavour||Certifying Organisation|
|Arctic Summer||Spiked Ruby Red Grapefruit||OU|
|Coors Seltzer||Black Cherry||OU|
|Coors Seltzer||Orange Cream Pop||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Blueberry Lemon||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Cherry Lime||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Hard Sparkling Blueberry Lemon||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Lemon Lime||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Passion Fruit||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Peach Mango||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Pineapple||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Spiked Sparkling Lemon Lime||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Spiked Sparkling Lemon Lime||OU|
|Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water||Strawberry Kiwi||OU|
|Miami Arak||Grapefruit Hard Seltzer||Star-K|
|Miami Arak||Mango Hard Seltzer||Star-K|
|Miami Arak||Pineapple-Coconut Hard Seltzer||Star-K|
|Miami Arak||Watermelon Hard Seltzer||Star-K|
|Smirnoff Seltzer||Mango Chili||KSA|
|Smirnoff Seltzer||Pineapple Jalapeno||KSA|
|Smirnoff Seltzer||Spicy Margarita||KSA|
|Smirnoff Seltzer||Spicy Tamarind||KSA|
|Shiner Straight Shooter Lemonades||Plain, Dewberry, Prickly Pear, and Sweet|
|Shiner Straight Shooter Seltzers||Strawberry, Peach, Raspberry, and Grapefruit||KCOR|
|Shiner Tall Tails Seltzers||Texas Mule, Mexican Martini, Paloma, and Watermelon Margarita||KCOR|
|Topo Chico||Exotic Pineapple||OU|
|Topo Chico||Ranch Water||OU|
|Topo Chico||Strawberry Guava||OU|
|Topo Chico||Tangy Lemon Lime||OU|
|Topo Chico||Tropical Mango||OU|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Berry Punch||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Black Cherry||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Black Cherry Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Blood Orange||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Blueberry Acai||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Citrus Punch||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Citrus Squeeze||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Colima Lime||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Extra Hard Black Raspberry Seltzer||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Extra Hard Peach Mango Seltzer||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Fruit Punch||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Grapefruit & Pomelo||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Lemon Tea||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Lemon Yuzu||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Mango||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Mango Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Passionfruit||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Peach Tea||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Pineapple||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Pomegranate||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Raspberry Lime||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Raspberry Tea||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Strawberry Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Strawberry Tea||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Tropical Punch||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Truly Pure||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Truly Rose||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Watermelon Kiwi||Star-K|
|Truly Hard Seltzer||Wild Berry||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Black Cherry||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Black Cherry Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Blood Orange||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Blueberry Acai||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Colima Lime||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Grapefruit & Pomelo||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Lemon Yuzu||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Mango||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Mango Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Passionfruit||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Pineapple||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Pomegranate||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Raspberry Lime||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Strawberry Lemonade||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Truly Pure||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Truly Rose||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Watermelon Kiwi||Star-K|
|Truly Spiked & Sparkling||Wild Berry||Star-K|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Black Cherry Lime||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Blueberry Pomegranate||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Pineapple Mango||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Strawberry Kiwi||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Blueberry Watermelon||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Kiwi Watermelon||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Mango Watermelon||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Passionfruit Watermelon||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Peach Lemonade||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Raspberry Lemonade||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Strawberry Lemonade||OU|
|Vizzy Hard Seltzer||Vizzy Watermelon Lemonade||OU|
Is White Claw Hard Seltzer Kosher?
White Claw is not certified as Kosher. The company state however, there is no non-Kosher ingredients in a White Claw. This means it may safe to drink if your are an observing Jew and for other religions and diets you know it has no non-Kosher ingredients or manufacturing processes.
What do White Claw say about their Kosher status?
Below is a tweet reply from the company when asked about this very point.
So it would appear that it is likely White Claw would be Kosher, given the others in the same space are. It is a bit strange they haven’t gone out and got a certificate to prove it tho, especially as it would likely pay for itself in sales.
What is “Kosher”?
The term “Kosher” applies specifically to Jewish dietary laws, other religious and secular groups have a dietary regimen much akin to that of Judaism. The entire Kosher food industry is a multi-billion dollar worldwide market and it can cater to a diverse constituency.
Kosher can appeal to the Islamic world, vegetarians, Seventh Day Adventists, and others, who look for a Kosher symbol on the foods they purchase. A Kosher emblem can add value to a product.
What are the Kosher rules?
The Bible lists the basic groups of foods which are not considered kosher. These include different animals, fowl and fish. Examples would include rabbit, pork, owls, sturgeon or catfish, most insects, and any shellfish or reptile.
In addition, kosher species of meat and fowl must be slaughtered in a specific way, and meat and dairy products may not be manufactured or consumed together.
Who certifies a product as Kosher?
There are organisations who issue Koster certificates after inspecting the supply chain, manufacturing and ingredients of a food or drink to ensure they comply with Kosher law.
Some of the biggest and best known are..
What is the Kosher certification process?
“Kosher Certification is the stamp of kosher approval by a rabbinic Agency verifying they have checked the products ingredients, production facility and actual production to ensure all ingredients, derivatives, tools and machinery have no trace of non kosher substances. The Kosher Certified symbol assures consumers that both the actual product and its production adhere to all Kosher Law requirements”
via OU Kosher
What makes a hard seltzer Kosher or not?
There isn’t too much that may make a hard seltzer not Kosher but it may depend on where the drink is made, what type of sugar is used or what the alcohol is made from.