hard cider

noun

Definition of hard cider 

: fermented apple juice

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Beer on tap, bottles and cans and hard cider range from $4.50-$10. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Emil's Tavern on Center in Grayslake," 9 July 2018 After a four-year learning curve, Brosofsky delivered his first orders of hard cider to local restaurants and markets one year ago. Ellen Albanese, BostonGlobe.com, "Where better to enjoy a local craft cider than the Cape?," 6 June 2018 Stay away from hard ciders, as a serving is 15-20g of carbs. Kimberly Mugler, Philly.com, "Dos and donts of drinking alcohol on paleo, keto diets," 26 May 2018 The new location avoids construction but like last year, serves Miller Lite and four craft beers on tap along with wine coolers, hard cider and soda. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Guide to Milwaukee beer gardens — 2018 edition," 4 May 2018 The public event will take place on Wednesday, July 26 from 7-10 p.m. with plenty of hard cider and sorbet to go around. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams teams up with Right Bee Cider for new flavor, party," 20 July 2017 Apple season isn’t just about juice and pies, either — the county is home to more than a dozen craft hard cider makers, too. David Ferry, San Francisco Chronicle, "10 must-do’s in Sonoma County," 19 Apr. 2018 In early America, water often was not safe to drink, so adults and children relied on hard cider, beer and wine, which kept longer. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "'Spirited' Prohibition Exhibit At Lyman Allyn Looks At Social Causes, Effects," 11 Apr. 2018 Stop by the tasting room for samples of hard cider and wines, some made with apples grown in the orchard outside. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Maiden Rock Bluff offers some of the best views along the Great River Road," 8 Mar. 2018

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1786, in the meaning defined above

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