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Friday 10th July 2020

Smirnoff launches range of fruity tinned drinks that are perfect for summer

And they're less than 80 calories per can

Vodka brand Smirnoff has delighted fans by launching a new range of fruity, fizzy drinks.

And they're perfect for the sunshine that's coming our way.

Made using its No 21 Premium Vodka, they feature 1.2 units of alcohol and come in two refreshing flavours.

And, if you're watching both your wallet and your waistline, we have good news for you.

The new Smirnoff Seltzers are on sale now (Credit: Smirnoff)

The drinks have an RRP of just £1.80 and contain just 72 calories each.

The new Smirnoff Seltzers feature vodka, sparkling water and natural fruit flavours.

Best served chilled from the fridge, or over ice in a glass, the range includes two flavours.

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You can pick from subtly sweet and mellow Raspberry & Rhubarb or the zesty citric taste of Orange & Grapefruit.

"Flavours sound lovely"

"If you like hard seltzers please try the Smirnoff ones!" said one die-hard fan on Twitter.

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"Those flavours sound lovely," said another soon-to-be fan.

Hard seltzers – or hard sparkling water – is an alcoholic drink containing carbonated water, alcohol and often fruit flavouring.

Hard seltzers have proved popular in the States (Credit: Smirnoff)

Following huge success in the States, this is predicted to be the summer that hard seltzers really take off in the UK.

If you like hard seltzers please try the Smirnoff ones!

The ready-to-drink cans are perfect for socially-distanced picnics and park gatherings.

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They're also a "lighter choice for those leading a more balanced lifestyle at just 72 calories per can", a rep said.

Set to take the UK by storm

The brand's Sarah Shimmons said: "Smirnoff has a long legacy of innovation, so we’re thrilled to bring the new range of Seltzers to the UK."

The drinks come in two fruity flavours (Credit: Smirnoff)

She added: "After seeing the trend of hard seltzers soar in the US, we’re delighted to offer consumers refreshing tasting Smirnoff Seltzers, at 72 calories per 250ml serving."

"We are excited to launch in the UK, just as the summer begins," she concluded.

The new range of drinks is available now at Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose.

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