Inflight beverages

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Alcoholic beverages

All day

Flights scheduled over 300 miles

Within the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean

Ability to purchase with miles may not be available onboard all aircraft

Alcoholic beverage selections vary by flight and cabin. Alcoholic beverages are complimentary in premium cabins on all flights and in United Premium Plus (flights to Hawaii and on premium transcontinental flights). In international premium cabins, a flight attendant will inform you of the available wine selections from our international premium cabin wine list.

Wine and beer are also complimentary in United Economy® on:

  • Trans-Atlantic flights
  • Flights between the U.S. and Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
  • Trans-Pacific flights between the U.S. and Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Tahiti and Taiwan

Only alcoholic beverages served by a flight attendant may be consumed on board.

Canned beer options-Michelob Ultra Stella Artois, Mango Cart Wheat Ale, White Claw Watermelon, Kona Big Wave

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Michelob ULTRA® $8 or 950 miles

Stella Artois® $8 or 950 miles

Mango Cart Wheat Ale $8 or 950 miles

White Claw® Hard Seltzer – Blackberry $8 or 950 milesa G and a F in a purple circle denotes a gluten free menu option

Kona Big Wave Golden Ale1 $8 or 950 miles

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Red or white (187ml)2 $9 or 1070 miles

Sparkling $9 or 1070 miles


Wheatley Craft-Distilled Vodka $9 or 1070 miles

Bacardi® Silver Rum $9 or 1070 miles

Jack Daniel's® Whiskey $9 or 1070 miles

Premium spirits and liqueurs

Bombay Sapphire® Dry Gin $10 or 1180 miles

Bailey’s Irish Cream $10 or 1180 miles

Buffalo Trace® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey $10 or 1180 miles

Glenfarclas® Single Malt Scotch Whiskey $10 or 1180 miles

Non-alcoholic beverages

Complimentary on all flights


Coca-Cola®, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar®, Diet Coke®, Sprite®

Seagram's®: Ginger Ale, Seltzer Water, Tonic Water, AHA Orange Grapefruit Sparkling Water


Minute Maid®: Apple Juice, Cranberry Apple Juice Cocktail, Orange Juice

Mott's®: Tomato Juice

Mr & Mrs T® Bloody Mary Mix


Illy Dark Roast coffee (regular and decaffeinated)

Hot tea

DASANI® Bottled Water

Specialty regional teas are available on select international routes, and availability varies according to cabin and destination.

wine glass icon in dark blue circleFree on flights between the continental United States and Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Israel, New Zealand, South America and Tahiti.

Menu selections may vary by flight. We apologize if your preferred choice is not available. Alcohol may be served only to customers 21 and older.

1 Only available on United flights between the continental U.S. and Hawaii.

2If you’re traveling in United Economy, house red and white wines are only available on international flights. For those traveling in a premium cabin, Prosecco is only offered on domestic flights and Champagne is only offered on international flights.