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Massachusetts Hard Cider Line Joins Horizon Beverage

By March 3, 2021Rhode Island, Top News

Harvard, Massachusetts-based Carlson Orchards hard ciders in Oak Hill Blend, Harvard Harvest, Honey Crisp, Shandy Stand and Shapley’s Gala.

Horizon Beverage Co. – Wayne division added Carlson Orchards Hard Ciders to its portfolio. Carlson Orchards has been producing a leading nonalcoholic farm stand cider for the last 40 years, making use of the highest-grade local apples grown with sustainable practices from their Harvard farm, and in 2018 debuted its first hard cider, Oak Hill Blend. The cider’s name pays homage to the road where the Carlson’s home orchard is located and offers a fresh apple taste, made from 100% freshly pressed apples with no added sugar, no concentrate or additives, and is gluten-free. Oak Hill Blend hard cider is an unfiltered, cloudy, tart and semisweet cider. The canned line has expanded since then with Harvard Harvest, Honey Crisp, Shandy Stand and Shapley’s Gala, each in the 4.5% to 5% ABV range.


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