al·​co·​pop | \ ˈal-kə-ˌpäp How to pronounce alcopop (audio) \

Definition of alcopop

: a flavored beverage containing usually 4 to 6 percent alcohol

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Recent Examples on the Web In America, however, one drink appears to have picked up where alcopops left off, albeit with a health-conscious twist. 1843, "The case against hard seltzer," 27 Sep. 2019 Far more suited to an Ibiza-style house night where cocktails cost £18, than Felix's alcopops and indie bangers., "João Félix Is the Future of Portuguese Football But He's Not the New Cristiano Ronaldo," 20 Sep. 2019 Fortune Coca-Cola Booze Coca-Cola has launched its first alcoholic product—an alcopop called Lemon-Do, which is initially only available on the Japanese island of Kyushu. Alan Murray, Fortune, "Italian Turmoil, Spanish Turmoil, North Korea: CEO Daily for May 29, 2018," 29 May 2018 With its own fizzy alcopop, Coke will try to tap into that beer-adverse group of drinkers in a relatively small market. Sarah Rense, Esquire, "Coca-Cola Is Making an Alcoholic Soda That Could Replace Beer," 7 Mar. 2018 Here in the States, alcopops like Bacardi Breezers and Smirnoff Ice just aren't that popular anymore (for good reason). Sarah Rense, Esquire, "Coca-Cola Is Making an Alcoholic Soda That Could Replace Beer," 7 Mar. 2018 The company is going to start selling an alcopop, or Chu-Hi, exclusively in the Japanese market. David Meyer, Fortune, "Why Coca-Cola Is Finally Getting Into the Booze Business," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of alcopop

1996, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alcopop

alcohol + soda pop

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“Alcopop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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