Food

Holiday Nog Taste Test

From light and smooth to rich and boozy, we’ve found the perfect vegan nog for your holiday party.

With so many creative nogs in the supermarket cooler, choosing the perfect one can be quite the quest. Fear not! VegNews has taken the guesswork out of discovering the best seasonal drinks on the market. We started with six varieties, narrowed it down to our three favorites, and voted for our top pick—all in a blind taste test. Here are the most rum-ready nogs waiting to make an appearance at your next holiday get-together.

Brand: Earth Balance Soy Nog
The experience: Full-bodied, smooth-textured nog with a hint of nutmeg
Overheard: “A nice blend of holiday spices with a balanced thickness.”—Associate Publisher Colleen Holland
Best for: Adding a splash of holiday flavor to your favorite spirits and getting cozy by the fire

Brand: Silk Nog
The experience: Mild, light nog with a refreshing finish
Overheard: “Add a splash of rum for the perfect drink.”—Assistant to the Publisher Frankie McGee
Best for: Dunking sugar cookies and saving some for Santa and his reindeer

Brand: So Delicious Nog Coconut Milk Beverage
The experience: Thick, traditional nog scented with coconut that reminds us of French toast
Overheard: “This creamy nog is reminiscent of real egg nog!”—Online Editor Anna Peraino
Best for: Pairing with sugar-plum scones during holiday brunch

And the winner? Drum roll, please ... Earth Balance Soy Nog! This brand-new contender embodies both great flavor and mouthfeel, and we could drink it by the gallon. With rum.

More Food

13 Easy Weeknight Dinners to Kick Off A Healthy 2018

In the aftermath of the gluttonous holiday season, get your diet back on track with one of these quick and healthy vegan meals.
Read More »

4 Mistakes Vegans Make About Their Health

Being vegan is beneficial for your health, animals, and the environment, but that doesn’t mean you won’t make mistakes along the way.
Read More »

Must-Know Vegan Nutrition for Winter

Keeping healthy throughout the winter cold-and-flu season is easy as (vitamins) A, B, C.
Read More »

Vegan Ginger Noodle Soup {Recipe}

You can’t beat a big bowl of hot soup on a cold day!
Read More »

Vegan Chipotle Breakfast Burrito {Recipe}

Fluffy VeganEgg, spicy chipotle mayonnaise, and fresh salsa make this a breakfast not to be missed.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »