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Hornsby’s Crisp Hard Cider



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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hornsby’s Crisp Hard Cider has an elegant golden hue with the aroma and bouquet reminiscent of sweet apple juice. The taste has rich apple notes and a slight effervescence making a well balanced mouth feel with a little tanginess.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sarlacc83 (948) - Oregon, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle given to me for free. A: Pale gold color with a very thin white head. Bubbles drifting throughout. N: Sugary apple, orange, sweet-tarts, lots of sugars, white grape. T: Very, very sweet. M: Light body, crisp carbonation, alcohol shows up a bit. O: This is an alcopop. It’s fine, but it’s not exactly a mind-opener.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1990) - Arkansas, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Poured from a bottle at home. Pours a crystal clear yellow with no head. Aroma is sweet apples with a hint of alcohol. Fairly sweet. Nice cider. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
OldMrCrow (1951) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 7, 2014

Yellow pour, no head. Lightly sparkling. Nose of apple juice, starch, and cleaning solution. Flavor is very sweet, frozen apple juice straight out of the can not yet rehydrated. And just an off something that I don’t have the vocabulary to specify, chemically like some sort of fermentation byproduct. On the other hand, it’s not that much worse than drinking juice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
"Easy drinking, but definitely lacks the depth (or at least the brightness) in the flavor and aroma I’ve grown accustomed to, and you can taste the alcohol in there at a low abv. perhaps the score is a little low, but it didn’t stack up to the others I had that day..."

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ffaoe (251) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Strange apple aroma. Golden with no head. Taste is cidery and a little sweet.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Bulk_Carrier (2269) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hastily yellow with streams of carbonation rising a decent pace. The smell had apples in a slight sour sharp way and ending up becoming vinous. The taste was sweet and tart apple in a vinous sort of way. Bad tart apple/vinous aftertaste and super dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with no where close to having any good sessionability about it. I need water after this. Overall, wow, what a bad cider, just when I was warming up to some of these, I go and have this. I wouldn’t touch this with a ten foot pole.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MMillerReport (5) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - AUG 5, 2014 does not count
Not a bad hard cider, but definitely not the best one I've had either. The taste almost reminds me of wine even though you can taste the apples in this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (569) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle. A- Apple juice, sweet. A- Golden color, clear liquid, no head. T- White wine, apples, apple juice, sweet, dry. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, dry crisp finish. O- A decent cider. A little dry white wine on the finish that was not that great, but still refreshing and a decent cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Austin_Ripper (16) - - JUN 25, 2014
smells sweet like apples (cant smell the alcohol), has a nice yellowish gold color, crisp and sweet flavor with a bittersweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
onceblind (4577) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Clear light gold with a nose of pure sugar and lots of fake green apple flavoring with a bit of green apple tartness. The taste is oversweet with sugar and sweet green apple tones. Just tastes fake and oversweet.

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