ACE Hard Ciders, CA, US

picture of ACE Hard Ciders Joker (Dry) Hard Cider submitted by PricklyCider
picture of ACE Hard Ciders Joker (Dry) Hard Cider submitted by PricklyCider

Joker (Dry) Hard Cider

ABV: 6.9%
12 oz serving: 160 cal, 3g sugar

Dry, and somewhat tart.

Taste Properties


reviewer RobotXLB
RobotXLB (271) said:
Fair hay color with a faint sweet scent, light effervescence that lingers briefly leaving a tart sensation.
Reviewed on 24 Mar 2021
reviewer miki
miki (443) said:
I wish I had something pithy to say about this cider. It's fine. It's cider. I had it in a can and it tastes like canned cider. It neither offends me or excites me. Would I by it again? Not likely.
Reviewed on 25 Nov 2020
reviewer NateGill
NateGill (25) said:
The nutritional facts listed here are incorrect according to the Ace Joker Bottle as of 05/17/2019 Serving size: 12 FL oz (355ml) Calories: 190 Total fat: 0 grams Sodium: 10 mg Total carbohydrates: 3g Sugars: 3g
Reviewed on 17 May 2019

reviewer limeri
limeri (276) said:
One of my favorites. Their pear cider is a very nice change of pace too.
Reviewed on 07 Apr 2018
reviewer dunadan
dunadan (256) said:
Had a bottle of this great cider in Mendo on.a road trip up the CA coast. Since this is made in Sebastopol, I guess it counts as local. Overall, we really liked this cider. We generally prefer sweeter cider, but are finding that many “dry” ciders fit our flavor profiles very well. This easy drinker with a clean taste and not too fruit-forward. Would drink again.
Reviewed on 21 Jul 2022

reviewer jblom
jblom (302) said:
I’m usually not a big fan of dry cider but I like this dry cider
Reviewed on 02 Jun 2021
reviewer Cideristas
Cideristas (5963) said:
Ace’s most award-winning cider. Relatively dry and champagne-like. Light straw color and very lightly carbonated.
Reviewed on 12 May 2020
reviewer KariB
KariB (11007) said:
Clear pale colored pour with minimal carbonation. Light apple aroma. Taste is tart with a bit of honey flavor to sweeten it out. Can also taste some citrus, ginger and apple flavors.
Reviewed on 18 Dec 2018
reviewer Jual
Jual (538) said:
nice cider, not too sweet
Reviewed on 04 Jan 2020
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reviewer ryanwmahan
ryanwmahan (81) said:
I remember my first time and it was damn surprising. I love it. It's a top-5 cider for me.
Reviewed on 04 Sep 2019
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reviewer PricklyCider
PricklyCider (4883) said:
Accorded to be European and champagne in style as a strong dry cider. It’s has some apple aroma on the nose and is a very pale straw color with a good amount of carbonation. You get a nice dry finish with some acidic pop from the carbonation. I was expecting a more amber hue and tannins when I read dry and European but that is how my brain works. Overall, it has a nice balance to it. Not too acidic with a nice bubbly finish and aroma. I’d recommend it if you like sparkling white wines. The label just wouldn’t make me think of that!
Reviewed on 06 Jun 2019

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reviewer Laurelp
Laurelp (23) said:
It’s ok for an off the shelf semi-dry cider. I would not call it a real dry. It has a slight funk to it that leaves a bit of an aftertaste. It’s the only dry in this bar, so it will do.
Reviewed on 14 Mar 2019
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reviewer Ashley_Lombardo
Ashley_Lombardo (238) said:
lovely mouthwatering acidity on the end. dry, crispy and refreshing.
Reviewed on 09 Oct 2017

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reviewer AbbyRaisz
AbbyRaisz (10) said:
Delicious. Dry and not too sweet. My go to.
Reviewed on 14 Jul 2017
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reviewer herharmony23
herharmony23 (2594) said:
Shared a bottle of this with a couple of friends tonight. It's quite light, and pleasant tasting at first, but then there was an almost metallic aftertaste, right before the swallow. Makes no sense as it's in a glass bottle, but the flavour was as if it was in a can for years. Not my favorite. :-(
Reviewed on 07 Apr 2017
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reviewer Myopic_Celiac
Myopic_Celiac (57) said:
Ace Joker is one of my favourites. At only 3 grams of sugar, it's quite dry and tart. I enjoy this as an everyday kind of cider and it's easily accessible via Total Wine & More on my way home from work. This far, everyone I know who has tried it has loved it.
Reviewed on 04 Oct 2016
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reviewer cidersays
cidersays (5160) said:
Tasty! Reminds me a lot of champagne, although not very sparkling. Nice high acidity, tartness, and astringency with a touch of funk or more so mustiness. I picked up some heavy citrus notes. All in all a great dry commercial cider (which is rare).
Reviewed on 09 Oct 2015
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reviewer tjmem
tjmem (192) said:
Not as dry as I expected, more of a semi-dry.
Reviewed on 15 Jan 2022

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