GENERAL STYLE. Cider. An alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples. l'Ambre du Quebec, apple Mistelle and Aromatized apple Mistelle are not ciders. Note: Cider cocktail is considered light cider for the purposes of marketing as long as it is an alcoholic beverage obtained from cider to which must be added aromatic substances, to which may be added sugar and whose actual alcoholic strength is not less than 1.5% and not more than 7% alcohol by volume.