Five interesting facts about apple cider
It’s an alcoholic beverage
Cider, hard apple cider or hard cider is an alcoholic drink made from fermented apple juice.
3 dozen make batch
It takes about 36 pieces of fruit to make one gallon of apple cider.
A presidential potion
President John Adams, who comes in third for “longest lived U.S. president,” enjoyed a tankard of hard cider every morning with breakfast.
Beer dealt blow to sales
The popularity of cider in America fell in the early 1900s because of the arrival of many Europeans who brought beer over.
A way to get paid
In England, between the 13th and the 19th centuries, farm workers’ wages included four pints of cider per day.
Sources: justfunfacts.com, mobile-cuisine.com