Modern Cider

2017 – Dry

GOLD
Jeff Carlson – Westside Modern

SILVER
Joe Krajkiewcz – Grange Russets
Joerg Zeller – JZ’s Goldrush
Mike Jones – First Time For Everything.
Mike Mettler – Tipsy Squirrel
Mitchell Feldpausch – Hibernation
William Grote – Amesbury 2015

BRONZE
Alan Pearlstein – Township Table Cider
Alex Kroh – Georgia Mountain Celebration Cider
Brad & Marsha Lindner – Bigly
Brad & Marsha Lindner – Inhibition
Christopher Gottschalk – Yellow Bellflower Single Varietal
Ethan Hohnke – Appleholic Apple-Apple Cider
Ethan Hohnke – Appleholic Blend
Gerald Gavin – Ada Dry
James Davis – Pour Some Cider On Me
Joe Krajkiewcz – K Estate Cider
Morgan & Cathleen Hobbs – Cottonmouth
Rob Crawford – L’apple de Cthulu
Scott Berens & Ryan Rasch – Green Tree Cider
William Grote – Amesbury 2016
William Grote – Mighty Mac

2017 – Sweet

SILVER
Joe Krajkiewcz – Sweet K
William Grote – Wiccan Pissah

BRONZE
George O’Donnel – Northern Spy
Jeffrey Cottrell, Lillian Cottrell & Lauren Manzi – Fun in the Fall
Michael Hann – 585 Golden
Michael Hann – 716 Amber
Morgan & Cathleen Hobbs – Little Bean II: The Reckoning
Robert Brosofsky – Honey Baby

2016

GOLD
Daniel Haykin – Redfree/Dandy Red/Ginger Gold/Akane/Kinderkrisp
David Baker – Modern Girl
Michelle & Chad Rogers – The Golden Hour
Mike Mettler – Tipsy Squirrel
Weston & Lisa Shepherd – Bramble Cider

SILVER
Alan Pearlstein – Ordinary Common
Daniel Haykin – Jonathan/Ruby Jon/Gala/Golden Supreme
Daniel Haykin – Leftovers
Daniel Haykin – Macintosh/Diva/Red Delicious
Daniel Haykin – Sweet Red Delicious/Opal/Jonagold
Dustin Hostetler – Rookie’s “Exotics” Cider
Greg Weichhand – Waitforit Cider
Gregory Pulver – Hooch House Jonagold Blend Hard Cider
Jeff Carlson – Westside Ada Blend
Joe Krajkiewcz – Maple Apple 2015
Jon Hughey – Jon’s New World
Josef G Habscheid – Fernwood Discovery One
Joseph Margevicius – Grammies Sour Crabapple
Mike Mettler – King Rafzubin

BRONZE
Andrew Rademacher – Tin Man Hard Cider
Brad & Marsha Lindner – Hayfields Wild
C Thomas – First Press 2015
Daniel Haykin – Cripps Pink/Red Delicious/Pink Lady/Gala
David Baker – Farmhouse
Ean Fakan – Dearg-licious Cider
Gerald Gavin – Blended
Jack McKillip – Southern Illinois Common Cider
James Davis – Suicider is Painless
James Davis – Time Is On My Cider
Jay Kenney & Karl Kister – 1632
Jay Kenney & Karl Kister – Burly
Jay Kenney & Karl Kister – Cortez
Jeff Carlson – Westside Blend
Kyle Degener – Gold & Black Attack
Landon Williams – Minnesota Semi Sweet Cider
Martha Teal, Dusty Teal and Jared Scott – Teal Cider – High Cider
Matthew & Marie Raboin – Merton Russet
Mike Mettler – TYLO
Morgan & Cathleen Hobbs – Bean Machine
Nathan Shackelford – Picker Penny 3b
Robert Brosofsky – Honeycrisp & Honey
Ronald Sansone – Redfield/Dolgo Blend
Scot Schaar – A Walk In The Park
William Grote – Wild & Prickly

2015

GOLD
Mike Mettler – Rubakane
Morgan and Cathleen Hobbs – Little Bean
William Bozell & Matt Whittaker – Howl at the Moon

SILVER
Alan Pearlstein – Aged Common Table Cider
Chris Schaefer, Greg Mann, J. Andrew Schaefer III – John Doe
Morgan and Cathleen Hobbs – Gold Coast
William Bozell & Matt Whittaker – Freedom
William Bozell & Matt Whittaker – old school

BRONZE
Christopher Gottschalk – Red Apple Blend
Dan Daugherty – 5050 Roxy Court
David Catherman & Jeff Biegert – 1414
Don McIvor – Winter Banana
Jack McKillip – Southern Illinois Common Cider
Jeff Carlson – West Coast Heirloom
Jeff Carlson – Westside Heirloom
John Applegarth – new world cider
Karen Thurow – Target Blend
Matthew & Marie Raboin – Brass Tacks
Stan Sisson & Brian Kenner – Akane
Todd Springer – Number Fourteen
Todd Springer – Number Thirteen
William Bozell & Matt Whittaker – Retired
Zach & Lindsay Oaster – Fat Toaster Farm Hard Cider

2014 – New World Cider

GOLD
Richard Schoeler – White

SILVER
Alan Pearlstein – Commerce Township Table Cider
Andrew Schaefer – Rome Crab
Andrew Schaefer – Spy Turley
Colin Post – Deer Lake – SM
Jeff Coffey – Front Yard Cider
Mark Crowder – Dolgo Crabapple Cider
Mark Crowder – Jonagold Cider
Matt Toomey – Tin Horn Banquet
Mike Mettler – Conspiracy
Mike Mettler – North Cascade Sparkle
Timothy, Casey & Rafe Ward – Enigma
Timothy, Casey & Rafe Ward – Humboldt Charade
William Bozell, Matt Whittaker & Dave Zelise – Old Faithful

BRONZE
Andrew Schaefer – Crab
C. Thomas – Gilbert + Hale
Colin Post – Deer Lake – Lalvin
Colin Post – Deer Lake – WL/Wy Mix
David Catherman & Jeff Biegert – Red Hawk
Gary Awdey – Valparaiso Redstreak
Hans Edwin Winzeler – Mancho Crab Goldrush
Jay Bradish – Carolina Common
Jeff Salisbury – Spittin’ Rox
Jeff Salisbury – Sweet Lil’ Thing
Jim Matzek – North South
Joy Doumis & Jeremy Hammond – Proper Cider – The Tank ’13
Karen Thurow – BA
Mark Crowder – Golden Perfection
Mike Freeman – Better Late
Mike Mettler – Lakeside Blend
Mike Mettler – New Old Stock
Morgan & Cathleen Hobbs – White City
Nathan Williams – Straight Cider
Richard Schoeler – Red
Stephen Hance – Number 12
William Bozell, Matt Whittaker & Dave Zelise – “Just Apple”
William Bozell, Matt Whittaker & Dave Zelise – Last Apple
William Bozell, Matt Whittaker & Dave Zelise – Stoaked Bloaks

2013 – New World Cider

GOLD
Alejandro Del Peral – Catskill Thunder
Rafe Ward – The Last Survivors

SILVER
Andrew Laidlaw – Batch C4
Casey Ward – Simply Resilient
Jack McKillip – Southern Illinois Cider
Mark Crowder – 2011 Delicious McPippen
Mark Crowder – 2011 Nat’s Crabby Blend
Richard Schoeler – Session Cider – 2012
Roger Kee – 2012 Honeycrisp Celebration
Timothy Ward – Vagabond
William Bozell – Hannibal
William Bozell – It’s Called “Don”

BRONZE
Alan Pearlstein – Michigan Table Cider
Brian George – Cidre Georges
Casey Ward – Father Winter’s Betrayal
Casey Ward – The Forgotten One
James Lindemann – J L 01
Jeremy Hammond – Proper Cider- Crisp Blend
Jeremy Hammond – Proper Cider- Summer Blend
Jim Matzek – Cranky Yankee
Jim Matzek – Georgia Blend
Linette Barry – Maxwell 2012
Mark Crowder – 2012 Gravenstein SV
Matthew Curtis – Floyd’s Cider
Randy Lamers – Common Cider
Scott Husted – Husteds Hard Jonathon
Timothy Ward – Rare Harvest
Timothy Ward – Sunburn
William Bozell – AC/DC
William Bozell – Apple Delight

2012 – Common Cider

GOLD
Daryl Lerwick/Royce Lerwick – Westwood Irish
Jeff Coffey – Jefe CafĂ©

SILVER
Brian Esterly – Semi-dry Cider
Chris Haworth – West Cider
Chris Haworth – Wild Ontario
Eric Fouch – Out by the Chicken Coop
Gary Awdey – Common Cider
Jack McKillip – Southern Illinois Common Cider II
Jeff Carlson – Westside Common
Jeff Coffey – Sterling
John Applegarth – Common Cider
Mark Crowder – Nat’s Crabby Blend
Rick Hastings – Corbeaux Ciderworks Wickson Crab
Thomas Messink – Messink Common 2011
Timothy Ward – Diebel Surprise
Timothy Ward – Wemmershock

BRONZE
Andy Baumann – Andy’s Cider
Andy Sietsema – Common Cider #1
Andy Sietsema – Common Cider #2
Ben Watson – Castle Rock Blend
Casey Ward – Late Season Cider
Claude Jolicoeur – Cidre Bouche Brut 2010 Premiere Saison
Daryl Lerwick/Royce Lerwick – Westwood English
Daryl Lerwick/Royce Lerwick – Westwood Natural
Jack McKillip – Southern Illinois Common Cider
Jeff Salisbury – Jeff’s #1
Jim Matzek – Unnamed
John C Sullivan – Unnamed
Keith Kintigh & Jason Stephens – Blichmann’s Cherry
Keith Kintigh & Jason Stephens – Cornholio Common Cider
Mark W Johnson – 2010 Gravenstein Apple Cider
Rodney Kibzey – Commoner Cider
Tim Obrien – Common Cider
Timothy Ward – Holstein
Tom Schoonover – Schoonover Farms Cider

2011 – Common Cider

GOLD
Alan Pearlstein – Michigan Table Cider – 2010
Jeff Carlson – Northewest Cider
Jeff Carlson – Westside Cider
Rick Young – Snowy River

SILVER
Claude Jolicoeur – Cidre Bouche Brut 2009 Premiere Saison
Greg Fowler – Cider
Jeff Carlson – Peachridge Cider
Pete Sanford – Common Cider
Rodney Kibzey – Commoner Cider
Sean Thompson – Sweet Cloud

BRONZE
Eric Fouch – No Chance
Greg Johnson – Dry Cider
James Lindeman – 2 2
James Lindeman – 2 4
James Lindeman – 2 5
Jim Matzek —
Joe Uhl – Vert Royale
Randy Lamars – Common Cider
Randy Lamars – Common Cider
Richard Schoeler – Common Cider
Sean Thompson – Southern Cider
Tom Messink —

2009 – Common Cider

GOLD
Rick Young – Rocky Mountain Hard Cider
Scott Husted – Common Cider

SILVER
Eric Fouch – Kent County Preserve
James Lindeman – Hard Cider
Jeff Carlson – Primetime Cider ’08’

BRONZE
Eric Smead – 1st Blend Cider
James Lindeman – Hard Cider
Jeff Carlson – Primetime Cider ’09’
Jeff Carlson – Westside Cider
Jim Prucha – C2
Jim Verlinde – Lenney’s Greatest
John Applegarth – Common Cider
Lori Lamars – Common Cider
Randy Lamars – Common Cider

2008 – Common Cider

GOLD
Claude Jolicoeur – Northern Courtland 2006
Dave Messink – Uncle Dave’s Cider 2008
Jeff Carlson – Primetime Cider 2007

SILVER
Gary Awdey – Dry Golden Russet with Yarlinton Mill
Jeff Carlson – Westside Cider 2008
Joe Margevicius – Grammies Sour Crabapple Cider

BRONZE
Bob & Kim Barrett – Grainger Common
Brian Chuchla —
Dave Messink – Uncle Dave’s Cider 2007
Gary Awdey – Medium Golden Russet
Jim VerLinde – Common Cider
Kira Barnes – 2007 Table Cider
Mike Messink —
Ray Leenhouts —
Scott Husted – Husted’s Hillbilly Hard Cider
Troy Hammond – Mad Apple
Wes Eaton – Cold Syder

2007 – Common Cider

GOLD
Jeff Carlson – PrimeTime Cider 2006
John Applegarth – Common Cider

SILVER
Ben Watson —
Jeff Carlson – Westside Cider
Joel Brower – Paula’s Gold Cider

BRONZE
Brian Chuchla —
Claude Jolicoeur – Cidre bouche brut 2006
Craig Oliver – HomeStead Cyder
John Jurgensen – Cider
Josette Steele —
Weston Eaton – 2006 Tannis

HONORABLE MENTION
Steve Jarred – “C”

2006 – Common Cider

GOLD
Avery Gibbs – CO5 Cider
Gary Awdey – Stone Hill Cider
Phil Wilcox – 2005 Frogapple Cider
Wes Eaton – 2005 Fall Cider

SILVER
Jeff Carlson – Westside Cider
Steve Jarred —
Steve Jarred —

BRONZE
Anthony Carlson – Common Cider
Chris St. Mary – Night at the Roxbury Cider
Michael McCatchry – Blended Cider
Mike Winnie – Feed The Goat Syder
Robert Krieger —
Tom Wellman —
Wes Eaton – 2006 Tannis

2005 – Common Cider

GOLD
Gary Awdey —

SILVER
Eric Fouch – Apple Spit

BRONZE
J. Amadeaus Scott – 9th Wave Apple Cider

HONORABLE MENTION
Jeff Carlson – Peach Ridge Cider


From 2005-2012, Modern Ciders would have been entered in Common Cider.

In 2013, Common Cider was renamed to New World Cider.

In 2015, New World Cider was split into Modern Cider and Heritage Cider.

In 2017, Modern Cider was split into Dry and Sweet classes.