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Sidra

Cidre (F)
Cider (GB)
Spanish name for cider (apple wine); see there

This cider (Cider, span. Sidra, German Zider) has almost once outstripped the wine in France. The seafaring nations were looking for a drink that would not be spoiled even after long navigation. For a long time the English preferred cider to the more alcoholic wine, until the high-proof Madeira and Malaga became popular, which survived every ship voyage perfectly. Specially in the Département Calvados in Normandy there are many cider producers. A total of 48 varieties of apples and some varieties of pears are used for the production, of which...

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