Five Tidbits of Presidential Hard Cider History

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Today is President’s Day.  So why not grab a cider and brush up on your history?  Falling between the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln, it now represents the day when you can get a really great deal on a new car.  That said, there is something that connects our generation to that of the Founding Fathers: Hard cider.  Looking back at some of our earliest Commander-in-Chiefs, it seems that hard cider was the drink of choice!  Here are five presidents and their connection to cider:

George Washington

In 1789, he was unanimously elected into the Presidency by the Electoral College.  To rally his loyal supporters before election day he bought them 144 gallons of hard cider.

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