hard cider


: fermented apple juice

Examples of hard cider in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since Virginia is known for its hard cider, visiting a local cidery, like Bold Rock Cidery & Taproom or Castle Hill Cider, is a must. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 5 Sep. 2023 Beer, hard cider, nonalcoholic beverages and tasty food will also be available. Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sept. 15-16 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Grapevine. Norma Cavazos, Dallas News, 31 Aug. 2023 Around nine, an actor named Carter Jenkins walked in and asked Decker for a hard cider, plus darts for the dartboard. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 30 Aug. 2023 Mercier Orchards, about a 90-minute drive from Atlanta, was one of the first farms in the state to grow, press, ferment, and bottle its own hard cider and wine. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 28 Aug. 2023 The Sip features many of Julian’s growers and producers of wine, craft beer, craft cocktails, and hard cider. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 July 2023 Other Medford-Ashland area participants were: Dos Mariposas Vineyards & Lavender Farm, a family-friendly farm with lavender, wine, hard cider and beautiful views at 3976 Bellinger Lane, Medford, 541-224-7881, dosmariposasvineyards.com. Jeastman, oregonlive, 18 July 2023 Angry Jolly Juice Ingredients 1.5 cups Angry Orchard hard cider 2 cups water 1 cup cranberry juice .5 cup brandy or spiced rum .5 cup light brown sugar 3 tea bags of chai tea Instructions Add water to a pot and bring to a boil. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 12 July 2023 And some of the most standard favorites—including wine, beer, hard ciders, and hard seltzers—all meet the low-proof criteria, being well under 20% ABV. Christina Manian, Rdn, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hard cider was in 1786

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“Hard cider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20cider. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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