>+What is the difference between apple cider and apple juice? I see them
>+used almost interchangeably for making apple cider. Strange that you use
>+apple cider to make apple cider, though. Seems like there is no
>Cider is basically unprocessed apple juice, made from fresh-pressed
>apples. The apple juice you buy in the grocery has been filtered and
In New England, Cider is made by pressing apples into juice.
The tastiest cider is made by blending different varieties of apples.
In the grocery store most cider has potassium sorbate added as a
preservative. avoid this for fermentation projects.
You can get unpreserved cider at the natural foods store or from a cider mill.
Cider can be pressed year round if the apples are stored in an oxygen free
Cider usually comes packed in a plastic 1/2 gal or 1 gallon jug.
Apple juice has been filtered and pasteurized, it comes packed in glass
jugs or steel cans (so they can be heated)
For fermentation projects get delicious, pure, unpreserved, unfiltered,
fresh, apple cider. This product is alive and vital.
It seems dictionary definitions are of little use here.
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