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Common name for apple wine in Hesse (Germany); see there.

Even the Hebrews and Phoenicians drank sour, rather vinegar-like cider from pressed apples, which they called shekar (also mentioned in the Bible), the Greeks called their sikera. The Romans did not only spread single apple varieties but also the cider in Europe. Especially the French cider from Normandy can look back on a long...

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