sweet cider


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sweet cider

n.
Unfermented cider.
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sweet cider

n
1. (Brewing) Brit cider having a high sugar content
2. (Brewing) US and Canadian unfermented apple juice. Compare hard cider
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ci•der

(ˈsaɪ dər)

n.
the juice pressed from apples, used for drinking, either before fermentation (sweet cider) or after fermentation (hard cider), or for making applejack, vinegar, etc.
[1250–1300; Middle English sidre < Old French si(s)dre < Late Latin sīcera strong drink < Greek sikera < Hebrew shēkhār]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet cider - unfermented cider
cider, cyder - a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
mulled cider - sweet cider heated with spices and citrus fruit
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She got up a lunch which comprised a leg of mutton, tripe, sausages, a chicken fricassee, sweet cider, a fruit tart and some preserved prunes; then to all this the good woman added polite remarks about Madame, who appeared to be in better health, Mademoiselle, who had grown to be "superb," and Paul, who had become singularly sturdy; she spoke also of their deceased grandparents, whom the Liebards had known, for they had been in the service of the family for several generations.
IThe copper twilight skies were flecked with falling snow and there was a sweet cider smell drifting down the garden path from the open door where the girl's mother was standing.
christmas carvery leg of welsh lamb with winter spice and pears INGREDIENTS (serves 6) 1 whole carvery (part-boned) leg of Welsh lamb; 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored and quartered; 2.5ml (1/2 tsp) cinnamon; 5ml (1 tsp) brown sugar; 4 pears; 150ml (1/4 pt) sweet cider; 2.5ml (1/2 tsp) mixed spice METHOD 1.
Seidr y Mynydd Keeved Cider is a special cider, made using the traditional method of keeving, where the taste of apple is preserved in a tasty sweet cider, which is light and fairly low in alcohol (between 3 -4%).
Today, the most awarded cider in Ireland has five styles in the range and along with Dry (light and fruity with refreshing crisp acidity), favourites include Tempted Elderflower, which marries juicy red apple with fresh elderflower blossom for a delicately sweet cider. M&S 9.5% Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, New Zealand (PS11, Marks & Spencer, in store only) Displaying all the expressive tropical and citrusy aromas and flavours we love in a New Zealand sauvignon blanc - but with a lighter palate and naturally lower abv - this is a crowd-pleaser without the need for complex layers.
The sweet potato gnocchi (the reason I ordered the dish) were the perfect mix of soft gooey centre and a slight hint of crust, teaming well with the dish's girolle mushrooms and sweet cider sauce.
There was a selection of local ales which we took advantage of with my wife going for the Erddig medium sweet cider, which is made from their very own apples from the orchard we passed on the way in!
"We also do spiced and ginger ciders, both of which are great chilled with Indian and Indonesian food, and our sweet cider is perfect with roast pork."
Surprisingly, around a tenth of the sugar in our diet comes from alcohol - even dry cider is loaded with it (almost 4tsp in a pint, compared with over 6tsp in a pint of sweet cider).
The most dynamic products is indeed driven by a growing interest in more premium, dry/semi-dry cider/perry, which are seen as more sophisticated than sweet cider. Dry/semi-dry cider/perry products mainly target adult consumers who find other types of cider too sweet.
Below 0.5% it is "sweet cider." Above 7% it is "apple wine."
While there has always been fresh juice from apples (also called sweet cider), Prohibition eliminated the other beverage made from apple juice: hard cider.