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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Ace Apple, CCC's flagship brand, is made with 100% pure, local apple juice giving it a fresh, natural taste and setting it apart from most other brands (not using 100% juice).

queenholly's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle. Windfall apple aroma. Yellow with a ring of white bubbles. Artificially tart windfall apple flavor. Light body, lively carbonation. This is the second ace cider I’ve had, and it’s just as artificially tart (malic acid added) as the first one I had. I guess they thought it would help with the rotted apple flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SolWine (7) - London, - JAN 2, 2016 does not count
Drinkable but not ideal. Very sweet appley, nearly dry finish. A little normal boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 16 July 2012 -- It’s a cider that’s pretty good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
zickbeer_ye (441) - Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Smells like generic preserves and pee. Dead golden body. Taste like a dry apple jolly rancher ( the candy, not a gay cowboy) carbonated on the palate.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Emeister84 (2170) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Aromas of strawberry preserves, not in a good way... Pale pinkish-gold. Sweet, apple candy. Light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10249) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"a step backwards from the pear for sure. In a head to head, Ace pear whooped Spire, but the Apples were about even. Light in color and body. As usual, decent apple aroma, but nothing special. I dug the tartness of the flavor, but that’s really the only thing that stood out."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KyotoLefty (9404) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle from BOTW. Slightly sugary apple nose, some minerals. Pale gold. Some bubbles. Sweet apples, minerals, finishes somewhat dry and minerally. Low carbonation. Not so interesting, and a bit weird in the after taste, but drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttutony (851) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Pale yellow with no head and minimal carbonation. Not much of an aroma, slight apple note. Sort of sour apple flavor on the palate. Off-dry sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bulk_Carrier (3885) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a wine glass. The appearance was a light hazy golden orange color with a quarter finger of white bubbliness that left no lacing. Lots of bubbles rose to the surface. The smell started off with mainly apples, dry and crisp. The taste was bitter and sweet as the apples take on a slight tartness to it. On the palate, this one sat fairly harsh on the tongue through the carbonation. A light vinous quality ran over my tongue. Overall, just another hard cider to me. I can’t say I’d have this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (4025) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2014
This is a pretty decent and fairly dry hard cider. It is a very plain looking pale yellow color and headless. The fermentation character here is completely clean, leaving the focus entirely on apples and some floral notes in the aroma. This is nicely tart, which lends a crisp character that lends drink-ability. I might complain this is a bit on the bland side but this is really rather good for what it is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
Sweet and tart in taste, this cider is good, but misses the spice quality of some others.

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