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  SO WHAT’S REAL CIDER ALL ABOUT THEN….   Some of you right now may be thinking "Well If it's not real, then what is it Fake?! Are we talking a Trumpian conspiracy Of Fake Cider infiltrating or society!   Okay, well The Donald has nothing to with this thankfully, but it is something all you cider fans should now about.   In a nutshell, you only need about 30% cider content in your cider to legally call it a cider! The rest can come from a list of archaic ingredients, but it is normally made up of water and sugar. This of course is a much cheeper way of making a an alcoholic drink and calling it cider, when...

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So, are there any health benefits for drink the good stuff? it's a question we'd all like to know. We all know the adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” but is it true of cider too? We also hear about all the benefits that adding Cider vinegar into your life can bring, but what about cider?  Well, as it turns out there is quite a lot of good stuff that comes with cider as well as the taste. And thanks to our mate James at Craft Nectar, here's a sexy infographic that explains all.   So to round it up Cider is :- Gluten FreeAn antioxidantFull of ProbioticsContains Vitamin CHelps relieve stomach achesOh, and one thing James didn't...

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Drink Cider, Save the Planet! by Jack Curtis and Jacques Sheehan Co-founders, Carbon Jacked

...... Well kind of… unfortunately it’s not quite that simple. That said, it’s certainly true that every time we make a choice to purchase something, whether it be an investment or a refreshing beverage, our choice can have a markedly differing impact on the environment. And there is a very strong case to be made that, when you do have a drink, picking cider over the usual alternatives of beer and wine is by far the more sustainable choice.   The case for the sustainability of cider starts and finishes with the most fundamental part of the cider-making process: the orchards. Orchards are natural carbon sinks that lock carbon into the soil and trees. Compared with the production methods of...

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