Skip navigation.

apple cider

Type

Non-alcoholic additives, juices & mixers

Also known as

sweet cider

Description

Generic for the juice of apples picked early in the season with a higher acid & lower sugar content - often unpasteurized and clarified to a lesser degree than apple juice per sé. All of this enhances the potential for fermentation (ie hard apple cider) in a manner not present in the juice. Note that differences between what is "apple juice" and what is "apple cider" varies widely by brand, and sometimes there is NO difference. An excellent cocktail/mixed drink/punch additive, more prevalent in years-past than now. The meaning of cider in the United Kingdom is different, referring to a fermented apple beverage, drunk like (and with a similar proof to) beer. See also cider & apple juice.

Flavor

apple

Availability

Generally available. Known to be distributed in parts of United Kingdom, Europe and North America. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

apple juice

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 8 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureDevonia Cocktail
pictureAppletree
pictureCider Eggnog
pictureNormandy Cocktail
pictureGeneral Harrison's Eggnog
pictureApple Toddy (hot)

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
Home  •  Did we make a mistake? Leave something out? Talk to us!  •  Link to CocktailDB

Copyright © 2004 CocktailDB.com - All photography on this site is under copyright control. Licensing information