Truly Hard Seltzer Review: Holiday Sangria Style

Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer

Rating: 88 Points

Calories: 100

Carbs: 2g

ABV: 5%

Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer is a Yuletide Treat

Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer— The most common misconception about red wine is that it should be served at room temperature. However, red wine is best served slightly chilled. Experts recommend refrigerating the bottle about an hour before you plan to open it. Taking the chilled wine experience a little farther is sangria. Sangria originated in Spain. It consists of wine, brandy or sherry, fruit juice, sugar, and soda water. Sangria is always served chilled and is often served with a slice of orange as a garnish. The original recipe utilized wine made from Tempranillo grapes of the Rioja region. However, now red wines of various origins is used. Taking it one step further and capturing the festive sangria flavors of the season is Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer.

Unforgettable Fragrance

The first test a hard seltzer has to pass is the smell test. When you open a can of hard seltzer, what fragrance emerges to greet you? Sometimes the scent is a spot-on representation of the flavor. Other times it is not. In the case of Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer, when you open a can you get the distinct and unforgettable fragrance of traditional sangria. It is a sweet and strong smell that is sure to please. This hard seltzer also stands out with its carbonation. This spiked sparkling drink is perfectly carbonated. If you like your hard seltzer in a glass, you’ll delight at the seltzer’s clear appearance that compliments the festive bubbles as they put on their best holiday performance. Find more seasonal and traditional seltzer flavors in our Truly Hard Seltzer Reviews category.

Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer is Superbly Sweet

This spiked seltzer from the Truly Holiday Party Pack is made from simple ingredients. The recipe calls for filtered water, premium alcohol, natural flavors, cane sugar, and stevia sweetener. The flavor that results is almost that of Fruit Stripe gum. It is a super sweet flavor, with nodes of wine and fresh fruit. There is even the hint of cinnamon and nutmeg in the aftertaste, giving the brew a special holiday flair. The hard seltzer has a 5% alcohol by volume, which is fairly average. And each can has 100 calories with 2 grams of total carbohydrates and 1 gram of total sugars. This hard seltzer is also gluten free.

Sangria Lovers Celebrate

Sangria is a highly sweetened wine-based beverage that mixes in fruit juice, sugar, and carbonated water for a treat that is perfect for the holidays. Truly Holiday Sangria Style Hard Seltzer captures the yuletide season’s festive spirit. This hard seltzer perfectly recreates a fragrance that is exactly like real sangria. And the flavor is somewhat akin to an alcohol infused version of Fruit Stripe gum. The flavor is very sweet, but thanks to the use of stevia in addition to cane sugar, the calorie count stays at a reasonably low 100 calories per can. Each can contains 2 grams of total carbohydrates and 1 gram of total sugars, however it is 100% gluten free. This seltzer has great carbonation and the slight hint of cinnamon and nutmeg kick the flavor experience into holiday magic mode.


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