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World Cider Day

Raise a glass and join us in toasting World Cider Day! Discover new ciders and celebrate the perfect pint with friends.
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Raise a glass and join us in celebrating World Cider Day on June 3! This holiday was created to show appreciation for the delicious beverage that has been enjoyed by people around the world for centuries. It's believed that cider has been around since before recorded history, with evidence of ancient cultures enjoying it as far back as 6000 BC. Nowadays, cider is made from apples, pears, berries, and more - so there's something for everyone to enjoy! So grab your favorite cider and raise a toast to this special day!

History of World Cider Day

World Cider Day Dates

World Cider Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>6000 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cider's Ancient Origins</div><div class='timeline-text'>Evidence suggests that ancient cultures were enjoying cider-like beverages as far back as 6000 BC, made from various fruits.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>55 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Romans and Cider</div><div class='timeline-text'>When the Romans invaded England in 55 BC, they found the locals enjoying a delicious beverage made from apples, which became known as cider.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1200s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cider Monastic Traditions</div><div class='timeline-text'>Monks in English and French monasteries changed the cider game by developing new apple varieties and improving press and fermentation techniques.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1600s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cider in the New World</div><div class='timeline-text'>English settlers introduced cider to America in the 17th century. It was a common beverage during colonial times.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1904</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Industrialization and Cider</div><div class='timeline-text'>The industrialization of food and drink processes in the early 20th century greatly boosted cider production efficiency and lowered costs.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of World Cider Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first World Cider Day was celebrated on June 3, 2014, establishing an annual tradition to honor and promote this popular beverage.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate World Cider Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try different ciders</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Go to your local bar or liquor store and try different types of ciders. You may be surprised at the different flavors and varieties available.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go to a cider tasting</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out your local brewery or cider house and see if they are offering a cider tasting event. This is a great way to sample different ciders and learn more about them.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own cider</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you are feeling adventurous, why not try making your own cider? There are plenty of recipes online so you can make your own unique blend.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a cidery</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you are lucky enough to live near a cidery, take the opportunity to visit and learn more about the cider making process. It's always interesting to learn how products you enjoy are made.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a cider party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for an afternoon of cider tasting and games. Have everyone bring a different type of cider and have a taste test. The person with the best taste wins!</p></div></div>

Why We Love World Cider Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cider has a unique flavor</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Cider is refreshing and light, with a distinct flavor that's not too sweet. It's tart and slightly bubbly, and perfect for those hot summer days when you want something cool to quench your thirst. Plus it pairs great with flavorful snacks like chips and salsa or spicy wings!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cider is sustainable</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Much of the cider produced today comes from apples grown locally, making it an environmentally responsible choice. When you support local businesses and farmers, you're helping to create a more sustainable future. Plus, drinking cider helps reduce food waste since many of the apples used are imperfect or won't make the cut for grocery stores.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cider is fun & social</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>One of the best things about cider is how easy it can be to enjoy socially. Whether it's shared with friends on a patio in the summertime or around a campfire in the fall, cider's light flavors, refreshing taste and even lower alcohol content make it perfect for gatherings of all sizes.</p></div></div>

5 Unexpected Facts for World Cider Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Ciders can have varying levels of sweetness</h3><p class='facts-content'>Depending on the type of apple used and the fermentation process, ciders can be dry (not sweet), semi-sweet, or sweet. So even if you're not a fan of sugary drinks, there's a cider out there for you!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There's such a thing as Ice Cider</h3><p class='facts-content'>Ice cider originated in Quebec, Canada, and is made by naturally freezing the apples or apple juice before fermentation. This concentrates the sugars and results in a much stronger and sweeter drink.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cider Production Supports Bee Populations</h3><p class='facts-content'>Cider apple orchards provide habitat for bees, supporting the important work they do pollinating plants. Your glass of cider helps to maintain vibrant ecosystems.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There are Single-Varietal Ciders</h3><p class='facts-content'>Just like wine, some specialty ciders are made from a single type of apple. These single-varietal ciders allow you to taste the unique flavors each apple variety brings.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cider Has Lower Alcohol Content</h3><p class='facts-content'>Cider typically has a lower alcohol content (around 4-6%) than other brewed drinks like beer or wine. So, you can enjoy the taste without overdoing the effects!</p></div></div>

World Cider Day FAQs

When is World Cider Day?

World Cider Day is celebrated on June 3 every year. In 2024, World Cider Day will occur on a Monday.

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