One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An alcoholic drink made from the fermented juice of pears; perry.‘the pear cider had gone to my head’
- ‘New Year's Eve was nice - we spent the evening playing board games, listening to music, eating hors d'oeuvres and drinking hard pear cider at my parents' house.’
- ‘We end up at a bar and grill with the slowest service ever; lunch is a pint of pear cider and half an order of popcorn shrimp.’
- ‘The cheese gets its name from a variety of pear from which perry (pear cider) is made, and in which the cheese is washed.’
- ‘A gin & tonic on an empty stomach impairs the judgement just enough to prompt one to order a pear cider with said substitute dinner instead of a non-alcoholic beverage.’
- ‘She pops to the bar to procure us all delicious pear cider.’
- ‘I drank pear cider, which I didn't know existed but is yummy, and we sat out on the balcony/terrace area and talked for a while before heading home.’
- ‘We sat chatting about all sorts of surreal stuff and then Bri poured us both a glass of pear cider with ice.’
- ‘You can even get pear cider, which is delicious.’
- ‘Between 1,400 and 1,500 people enjoyed beer, cider and perries (a type of pear cider) at the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) event at Surrey County Staff Club in Penrhyn Road.’
- ‘We eat a three-course lunch with a glass of chilled Kopparberg pear cider at the little place called Oregano and pay just over £2 a head.’
- ‘The pear cider is thicker, smoother, and sweeter without being cloying.’
- ‘Even after 4 pints of pear cider, I told myself I'd sleep and be fine in the morning.’
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