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What is the difference between Cider Vinegar and Apple Cider Vinegar?

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Answered Apr 27, 2021

Cider Vinegar and Apple Cider Vinegar are both have been shown to have a positive effect on a person's health and can be considered the same thing. The distinction between the two goods is the material used to make them. Cider vinegar is most commonly made from apples, although it can also be made from other fruits, such as raspberries.

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G. Woods

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Answered Dec 22, 2020

When you say cider vinegar, this is something that is made out of apples. When you say cider vinegar, there are instances when this can also be made out of different fruits. It is not specifically just made from apples. People who would like to make apple cider vinegar will usually ferment apple juice and would sometimes mix it with another fruit juice.

Then, this would be matched with “Mother of Vinegar” which is a type of bacteria and also yeast. While you may sometimes substitute one for the other, you have to remember that there may be some differences when it comes to taste. The best substitute is probably white wine vinegar.

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Answered Dec 21, 2020

With the differences in their names, people may think that apple cider vinegar and cider vinegar are made from different things. However, they are both made from apples. Their name is one of the key differences between them. Their names can be used interchangeably as a way to describe the two kinds of vinegar.

They also differ in how they are made. To make apple cider vinegar, there are two fermentation processes that occur. First, apples are crushed, and the juice is extracted from the apples. From there, bacteria and yeast are added and changed into alcohol and sugar. The second fermentation process involves aerobic bacteria being added.

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F. Daniel

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Answered Dec 15, 2020

Cider vinegar and apple cider vinegar are essentially the same. That said, the former can be seen as another name for the latter. However, the subtle difference between the two is that apple cider vinegar is made from apples, whereas cider vinegar has other sources apart from apples.

This means you can make cider vinegar using other fruits such as raspberries. If you want to make apple cider vinegar, you can start by fermenting apple juice with a bacterium known as the mother of vinegar. After this step, you will also need to add yeast to the mixture. This will help convert the sugar to alcohol.

However, if you are making your cider vinegar with other fruits, the processes are pretty much the same. After it has been converted to alcohol, the process also requires the addition of a bacterium to convert the alcohol to vinegar. However, cider vinegar or apple cider vinegar has been researched to have a lot of health benefits.

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Barry Mclean

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Answered Aug 04, 2020

Apple cider vinegar makes use of crushed apples as for its foundation, bestowing the acetic vinegar a brown hue and slightly-sweeter taste. According to the USDA, a tablespoon serving of typical, off-the-shelf apple cider vinegar, diluted with water to 5 percent acidity, contains no calories, proteins, fats, carbs, sodium, or nutrients.

Vinegar itself, which can be made from numerous fermented grain and fruit bases, opens the door for vinegar sweetened with fruit juices and ciders, which may be labeled "cider vinegar." Vinegar itself is not really a good source of both calories and nutrition, but vinegar, when mixed with different kinds of fruit, or non-apple types of cider added, becomes nutritional.

However, products labeled as "cider vinegar" are basically just some types of apple cider vinegar. Although not adequately researched yet, there are claims that consuming cider vinegar can be good for weight loss and even a healthy drink for that matter

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Answered Jul 21, 2020

One of the things that should come to mind when differentiating between cider vinegar and apple cider vinegar is that both are just a variety of vinegar made from apples. Having said this, the main difference between the two is their names. Aside from this little difference, cider vinegar is just another name for apple cider vinegar. The production of apple cider vinegar requires two processes of fermentation.

The first process starts by crushing apples, followed by the extraction of the apple juice, after which bacteria and yeast are introduced so as to aid the conversion of sugar to alcohol. The second process of fermentation requires the addition of aerobic bacteria so that the alcohol can be fermented further and turned to vinegar.

The result of these two processes of fermentation gives a sour taste. Apple cider vinegar is used for a lot of things; it is used in vinaigrette, marinade, also as a nutritional supplement for different health conditions.

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