Dr. X: Indeed. The known cider in our world is alcoholic, yet the cider in Equestria seems to be constructed by simply squashing the apples into simply fresh apple juice. There does not seem to be any extra ingredients involved in the process of creating it.
well, some vectors are made when a picture is taken and you change the hair, colors, etc. to look like the character wanted, meaning I could take a picture of Rainbow Dash in a certain position, and make it become Twilight by changing colors, hair, adding a horn, and new wings and done.