Top 8 Hard Ciders to Drink

a cold glass of hard cider

Hard cider is a popular alcoholic beverage made from fermented apple juice. It has a long history of production, especially in Europe where different varieties are enjoyed. Hard ciders tend to have a lower alcohol content than beer, ranging usually between 5-8% alcohol by volume. This makes ciders very approachable and refreshing for many drinkers.

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Many people find hard ciders to be a nice alternative to beer. The subtle apple flavors make ciders taste quite crisp and light. Outdoor enthusiasts often choose hard ciders as a beverage to enjoy on a hot day. Whether relaxing at home or socializing with friends, hard ciders offer a casually delicious alcoholic option for various occasions. Their availability in many flavors allows something to suit many different taste preferences.

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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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