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Five interesting facts about apple cider

September 27, 2018

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

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