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whats the difference between apple juice and apple cidar?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I think that apple cider ferments a little longer but I could be wrong. Just a guess!

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  • MeganM
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    1 decade ago

    Apple cider is the name for a non-alcoholic beverage produced from apples by a process of pressing, especially in the United States and parts of Canada. It is more sour and cloudy than conventional apple juice, retaining the tart flavor of the apple pulp which is lost in conventional fruit juice production.

    In the United States, well over 12,000,000 gallons of apple cider are pressed each year. Cider was traditionally fermented, but that alcoholic apple drink is now referred to in the United States as hard cider. Today in the US (and Canada to some extent), cider is a nonalcoholic beverage; a subcategory of apple juice traditionally made from early-harvest apples which have a lower sugar content and are more acidic, thus cider has a more tart, tangy taste than apple juice. It is generally (though not always) unfiltered, giving it an opaque appearance from suspended solids.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Most apple cidar has alcohol .But if you get the kind w/out alcohol the only difference is that cider has tiny pieces of apple in it.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Legally, nothing. Usually the cider is made from the earliest picked apples, and usually it is made unfiltered, but since you can no longer legally sell unpasteurized cider anywhere in the country, it's all juice now. You can call yours either, as you like, but the cider is usually sold lightly pasteurized in those milk jugs and the juice is sold ultra pasteurized and totally flavorless in those PET bottles.

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  • 1 decade ago

    apple juice is juice and cidar is the same thing but with alcohol

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  • 1 decade ago

    Apple juice is made from fresh apples, and apple cider is made from fermented apples.

    Hope this helps!

    ~Erika~

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  • 1 decade ago

    apple cider to me as more cinniman in it and is hot but apple juice is just apples and is cold

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