hard cider

noun

Definition of hard cider

: fermented apple juice

Examples of hard cider in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taste different styles of apples, learn the ins and outs of making cider at an apple-pressing demonstration, and try mulled cider or Capitol Cider’s own hard cider paired with apple cider doughnuts. Washington Post, "15 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend," 10 Oct. 2019 Fifteen regional groups play music of The Beatles from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 2. Bring your own lawn chair to the Spring Green General Store, enjoy a little hard cider and sing along with the musicians. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Artrageous Weekend, BeatleFest, Streetcar Day and more to do around Wisconsin this week," 1 Sep. 2019 The Cider Farm Organically grown cider apples, brandy and hard cider. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "12 southern Wisconsin apple orchards you can visit, and maybe have a drink," 12 Sep. 2019 Where Does Apple Cider Come From? Making beverages from apples dates back to about 55 B.C., when the Romans conquered continental Europe and introduced the production of hard cider. Julia Ludlam, Country Living, "What's the Difference Between Apple Cider and Apple Juice?," 16 Aug. 2019 Meredith Fore likes her hard cider ice-cold, and writes for WIRED about physics as an AAAS Mass Media Fellow. Meredith Fore, WIRED, "What Makes a Good Cooler (According to Physics)?," 3 July 2019 Eagle Park has attached a distillery and winery (for hard ciders) to the plans for the property at S64-W15680 Commerce Center Parkway, according to owners Max Borgardt, Jackson Borgardt and Jake Schnicker. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "New Eagle Park brewery in Muskego will be almost 10 times the size of the east side location," 24 June 2019 There will also be a variety of events including a Jameson whiskey tasting, a hard cider tasting, Guinness pint glass etching and more. Noelle Zielinski, Cincinnati.com, "Summer festivals guide 2019," 12 June 2019 The bill also allows hard cider manufacturers to sell cider and apple wine by the glass and bottle to visitors to consume on the premises. USA TODAY, "Fairy houses, feuding cousins, a fish app: News from around our 50 states," 3 June 2019

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First Known Use of hard cider

1786, in the meaning defined above

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16 Nov 2019

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“Hard cider.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20cider. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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