Truly Hard Seltzer Review: Cran Orange Sparkler

Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer

Rating: 82 Points

Calories: 100

Carbs: 2g

ABV: 5%

Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer Has a Fun & Festive Finish

Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer— The cranberry comes from evergreen mat-like shrubs native to Eastern North America. When it comes to beverages, cranberry is one of the greatest elements mixologists can use. If you go to the grocery store the juice isle is crammed with cranberry concoctions. There is cran-grape, cran-raspberry, cran-mango, cran-apple, cran-pineapple, cran-pomegranate…the list goes on and on. Cranberries are, in fact, often classified as a health food. Cranberry juice actually has many health benefits. And the tartness of the cranberry is what makes it a great mixer. Cranberry connoisseurs may find delight this holiday season in a Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer.

Orange Blossom Aroma

When you open a can of Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer you will immediately take in the fragrance of the beverage as an indication of whether it will be good or not. In the case of this holiday hard seltzer, you are greeted by the familiar scent of orange blossoms. Indeed, the scent is very inviting. If you like oranges, you’ll be tempted by the sweet and tangy fragrance. Some people like to pour their hard seltzer over ice in a clear glass. Should you do so, you’ll be impressed by the crystal clear complexion. You’ll also marvel at the way the bubbles dance and deliver a satisfying fizz. Find more fizzy favorites from Truly in our Truly Hard Seltzer reviews page.

Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer Has a Faint Flavor

Made from filtered water, premium alcohol, natural flavors, cane sugar, and stevia sweetener, this flavor from the Truly Holiday Party Pack has a somewhat muted flavor. You can taste the orange at first, then this hard seltzer has a satisfying and sweet cranberry finish. There is no tartness from either the orange or the cranberry – a definite plus. However, as nice as the flavor is – there just isn’t enough of it. Orange and cranberry are two such pungent flavors, it seems anticlimactic for this hard seltzer to have such a quiet flavor. Each can holds 100 calories, with 2 grams of total carbohydrates and 1 gram of total sugars. It is also gluten free and the use of stevia allows this spiked holiday seltzer to be sweet without a lot of calories.

Worth Trying

Cranberry is a great flavor to use in mixes. In the case of Truly Cran Orange Sparkler Hard Seltzer, the mixologists have created a very unique flavor. At first, you’ll enjoy the clean taste of orange, albeit a somewhat diluted orange flavor. Next the cranberry flavor will emerge, although not tart like some cranberry drinks. Again, the flavor is subtle. Combined, the modest flavors make for a moderately enjoyable holiday drinking experience. This hard seltzer is very middle of the road in terms of calorie count, sporting 100 calories per can with an average amount carbohydrates and sugar. With a nice fragrance and a decent flavor, this hard seltzer is definitely worth a try if you’re looking for some different drinks for yourself or your guests during this holiday party season.


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