Truly Hard Seltzer Review: Original Lemonade

Truly Original Hard Seltzer

Rating: 84 Points

Calories: 100

Carbs: 3g

ABV: 5%

Truly Original Lemonade Hard Seltzer Captures Flavors of Childhood

Think about going on vacation to visit your grandparents when you were a kid. It’s summer. One of the great things you love about going to Grandma’s house is her big glass pitcher of freshly squeezed lemonade that she has sitting on the counter. She tells you that it’s not quite ready yet, so you just stand over it, letting your senses delight in the zesty lemon aroma. Grandma measures out just the right amount of pure cane sugar, and she pours the white granules into the lemon juice and pulp. The result is a mixture of tangy sweet that will stand out in your memories for the rest of your life. Guess what? Fast forward to your adulthood and you can recapture that summertime feeling with an added alcohol kick. That’s Truly Original Lemonade Hard Seltzer. As far as lemonade seltzers go, this one is simply nostalgic.

Familiar Lemon Fragrance

There are no surprises when you crack open a can of Truly Original Lemonade Hard Seltzer. Upon opening, a tart yet sweet lemon fragrance greets you. This drink really smells like actual lemons. The consistency of this seltzer is on the cloudy side, replicating the look of your grandmother’s fresh squeezed lemonade. An excellent level of carbonation complements the cloudy lemonade appearance. Too much carbonation can ruin a hard seltzer. Similarly, too little carbonation can flatten the otherwise vibrant taste. Truly gets the carbonation level perfect with this offering. All in all, the bouquet and presentation are both enticing.

Old Fashioned Lemonade Flavor

Despite its alcohol content, Truly Original Lemonade Hard Seltzer tastes like good old-fashioned lemonade. Sometimes hard seltzer manufactures go a bit too sweet with lemonade flavors. That is not the case with this Truly selection which offers a very authentic lemonade taste.  The only negative worth mentioning for this offering is that it has a somewhat artificial sweetener aftertaste. Although it is an alcoholic beverage, this Truly hard seltzer is not plagued by an overly boozy flavor. The alcohol taste is very low key and blends well with the natural lemon juice used to flavor the beverage.

Just Like Grandma Used to Make

Grandma would approve. Truly Original Lemonade Hard Seltzer is made from cane sugar, stevia, and lemon juice concentrate. This drink captures both the look and taste of fresh squeezed lemonade, nostalgic of childhood yet made for adult indulgence. The drink is light on calories, carbohydrates, and sugars – giving you maximum flavor with minimum beach-body sabotage. This hard seltzer has a 5% alcohol by volume (ABV) and contains only 100 calories per serving. The drink has 3 grams of total carbs, and 1 gram of total sugars. It is also gluten-free. It is a goal of most seltzer manufacturers to recreate an authentic beloved flavor; in the case of this lemonade hard seltzer, Truly gets it spot-on.

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