In a WORLD full of "Hard Seltzers" we wanted to be REFRESHINGLY DIFFERENT. That is why CoCo uses REAL Vodka and REAL Rum. Malt liquor was NEVER going to be an option. That might be good enough for the "other guys" and "other gals" but we couldn't imagine using Malt. Every CoCo Vodka and CoCo Rum is made with REAL coconut water, and naturally combines a splash of sparkling water. Nature made the ingredients, we just put them together. We are The Original Hard Coconut Water, and proud of it!