Cider, which is also called hard apple cider or simply apple cider, is a fermented alcoholic drink made from apples. Although it is not as well-known as wine or beer, cider has a long and rich history. In fact, the first mention of cider in the United States dates back to 1622. Today, cider is experiencing a resurgence in popularity and can be found at many bars and restaurants. So what exactly is cider and why should you try it? Keep reading to find out!