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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hornsby’s Amber Hard Cider is a medium bodied cider, with a golden amber hue and notes of green apple on the noes. The taste has ripe fruit notes throughout with a full apple flavor. The finish is balanced and smooth with a tart dryness. ABV from 6% to 5.5%.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, - JAN 30, 2013
Quite nice and sweet. No so cripsy but fine refreshing. NIce goldean features and some foam although not interesting for it.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FestDecBeet (237) - - DEC 23, 2014
Look: pours a light golden color. Very clear. White head but not very strong head. Smell: apples. Apple juice not cider. Champaign. Taste: heavy champaign. Light Apple juice. Feel: very dry. Medium carbonation. Overall: ok cider if u like champaign. Very dry. First drank: home 12/23/14

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1990) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours Amber gold with no head. Aroma is sweet apes. Flavor follows. Fairly sweet. Finishes clean. Nice cider. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Salmoniform (1004) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Golden hue with a fizzy white head that dissipated immediately. Aroma is apples, acetic, sugar. Mouthfeel is decent with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with a tart following. Overall this is so so and comes across unnaturally sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"a touch darker and mustier than the other Hornsby’s. i originally liked it a little better, but in the end, they’re about the same...just ok. nothing bad, nothing great."

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cmacklin (307) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
331ml bottle. Pours a clear, golden orange with a very thin white head. Sweet aroma of apples with some tartness. Sweet flavour of apples and light caramel with a dry, bitter, tart, light acidic finish. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Disappointing, there are better ciders out there.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bulk_Carrier (2271) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass and a wine glass. The head lasts longer in the pint glass, but both heads are bubbly white and dissipate within less than twenty seconds tops. There wasn’t any lacing and there was a ton of carbonated bubbles rising because it was a clear yellow color that was seen. The smell had some tart and sweet apples and that’s about it. The taste was exactly the same. On the palate, this one sat pretty light and could be sessionable pounder in the summer. But the carbonation came across pretty sharp on this one. Overall, for me, not exactly one I’d have again but then it is a cider.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (8957) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Backlog. No label taken. Pours gold. Nose/taste of apple and sugar. Lighter bodied. Not very good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (5904) - Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle from old backlog notes. Pours a clear golden/light amber color with nohead. The aroma and flavor have sweet apples, apple cider, mmaybe just ahint of skins but not much else.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2546) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Just a tick from the Winn Dixie. Sold as Hard Amber Cider now, new label. Possibly the worst cider I’ve ever had, though I guess it isn’t a bad drink. Dull golden color, lifeless. Apple nose but tart and sweet flavors are a bit overhwhelming, alcohol is prominent, quite winey really - and in the end I’m left with the feeling I’ve just drunk some bum wine. But, on the bright side, this would rate highly compared to some bum wines.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nearbeer (3845) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2014
331 ml bottle (yep that’s what it says). Pours clear orange-amber with a lasting spit of bubbles on top. Nose is apple, caramel, dry grass and hints of alcohol and flowery perfume. Tastes of slightly under-ripe apple with some spicy citric tartness, and a touch of earthy caramel. Light body finishes less sweet than most US ciders. Medium carbonation is pleasant.


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