By Louise Denny

Published on July 11, 2017

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Low brow meets brilliant: These canned wines and beers are delicious, cheeky and portable. We’ll drink to that. Let’s raise our cans and toast summer.

Ramona Fizz Pink Grapefruit Wine Cooler, $5 per can

High-taste, low-price. The Ramona wine cooler was developed by sommelier and entrepreneur Jordan Salcito of Momofuku group fame. It pairs well with everything from salads to tacos, so…our whole diet.

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Una Lou Rosé, $40 for a 4-pack

From Andrew Mariani of Scribe Winery, this salmon-tinted rosé has a perfumed pear flavor and light grapefruit notes.

 
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Bauhaus Brew Labs, available in Minnesota

A family brewery inspired by the joy of the Bauhaus art movement. The can designs are creative and the beers even more so. 

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Sofia, Brut Rosé Minis, $20 for a 4-pack

Named after Sofia Coppola, this sparkling rosé (complete with individual straw) is bursting with notes of summer melon, pears, and honeysuckle. We’ll be drinking it while watching Coppola’s new film The Beguiled.

 
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Austin Beerworks, available in Austin

Just about everything that comes out of Austin, Texas is cool. This beer is no exception.

 
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Ruza 2016 Rosé, $14 for a 3-pack

Produced in California, this light-bodied, rosewater-scented rosé is both refreshing and fragrant. And the crisp pink color loves a good camera phone.

 
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Four Corners Brewing Company Block Party, available in Texas

Rock out with this retro looking can. The entry-level dark beer inside will also give you street cred for your “block party”—or any party.

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Babe Rosé with Bubbles, $15.99 for a 4-pack

Balanced by zesty notes of orange peel with hints of fresh peaches and honeysuckle, this bubbly rosé is distinctively refreshing. Serve it at a girl’s weekend for great group photo ops.

 
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Montauk Brewing Company Summer Ale, $12.99 for a 6-pack

An old standby beer for those who spend their summers on the East End (or want to).

 
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UNDERWOOD Rosé Bubbles, $28 for a 4-pack

Parched? This sparkling rosé is crafted to quench your thirst, with fruity notes of wild strawberry and tart cherry.

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Lila Pinot Grigio, 11.99 for a 4-pack

Frizzante enthusiasts, meet your new vice. These pop-art cans come in three varieties: New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, French rosé and Italian Pinot Grigio.

 
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Creature of Comforts Epicurious Beer, available in Georgia

Developed with the epicurean in mind, this is the perfect beer to accompany dinner from master grillers.

 
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Brown’s Brewing Vienna Lager, available in New York

A zig-zag can to match your Missoni bikini.

 
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Porch Pounder 2016 Rosé Shorty, $24 for a 4-pack

The name says it all. Light and crisp with notes of ripe watermelon and strawberry, this is a great choice for sundowners and picnics alike.

 
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Trader Joe’s Simpler Wines, $3.99 for a 4-pack

Cheap and cheerful with some caché. Exclusively offered in New York City’s Union Square store, these $1 cans are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. With only 10 cases delivered daily, keep them on your short list.