Traditional Cider

2017 – Dry

GOLD
Mike Mettler – Kingston Black SV

SILVER
Jeff Carlson – Westside Bittersweet 16
Matthew Moser Miller – Late Season Bittersharp
Mike Mettler – Porter’s Perfection SV
Ronald Sansone – KB

BRONZE
Andrew Roth – Taste the Free
Brad & Marsha Lindner – Artisan Ashmead
David Catherman & Jeff Biegert – Huey, King of Vermont
David Catherman & Jeff Biegert – Sherwood Mission
Javier Alderete & Pavel Anisimov – East To West
Jeff Carlson – Westside Bitter Sweet 15
Josef G. Habscheid – Fernwood Bitter
Josef G. Habscheid – Fernwood Viez Traditional Blend
Matthew Moser Miller – Late Season Wild Blend
Zach & Lindsay Oaster – Fat Toaster Farm Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

2017 – Sweet

BRONZE
James Verlinde – Suzie’s Cider
Josh Landy – A Bad French Accent
Louis Gauthier & Mathieu Leblanc – Douglastown Heritage
Louis Gauthier & Mathieu Leblanc – Red Valley

2016 – English Cider

GOLD
Mike Mettler – Kingston Black SV

SILVER
Brendon George – Elevation Apple

BRONZE
Jeff Carlson – Westside English

2015 – English Cider

SILVER
Hans Edwin Winzeler – Blossom End Ever
Michael Wilcox – 27B, or not 27B?

BRONZE
Hans Edwin Winzeler – Aptest Pome
Josef G. Habscheid – FW Red Blend
Mike Mettler – Jag-U-Yar

2015 – French Cider

SILVER
Jeff Coffey — Francois

BRONZE
Josef G. Habscheid — FW Cidre Brut

2014 – English Cider

GOLD
Timothy, Casey & Rafe Ward – Winter Red

SILVER
Eric Fouch – Who’s The King, Baby?
Gary Awdey – Dry English Cider
Gary Awdey – Medium English Cider

BRONZE
Jay David Stauffer – Zero
Timothy, Casey & Rafe Ward – Deep Red

2014 – French Cider

SILVER
Gary Awdey — Brise d’Automne

BRONZE
Gary Awdey — French Cider
Jim Matzek — Frenchie
Joy Doumis & Jeremy Hammond — Proper Cider – SPARK Blend ’12

2013 – English Cider

GOLD
Gary Awdey – Dry English Cider
Gary Awdey – English Cider

SILVER
Timothy Ward – Radical Russet

BRONZE
Casey Ward – New Beginnings And Happy Endings
Chris Haworth – Bittersweet Ontario
Timothy Ward – Runaway Pippin

2013 – French Cider

BRONZE
Casey Ward — Michigan’s Mystery
Gary Awdey — Brise D’Automne
Gary Awdey — French Cider
Ryan Burk — Wayne County Cider

2012 – English Cider

GOLD
Gary Awdey – Medium English Cider

SILVER
Casey Ward – Early Wild Cider
Eric Fouch – Major Paying
Gary Awdey – Dry English Cider
Rick Hastings – Corbeaux Ciderworks “02-12”

BRONZE
Eric Fouch – Trifecta
Jeff Salisbury – Jeff’s #2
Rafe Ward – English Cider Crab Mix
Rick Hastings – Corbeaux Ciderworks Kingston Black Reserve
Scott Husted – Husted’s English Cider
Timothy Ward – Humboldt
Tom Schoonover – Schoonover Farms Cider

2012 – French Cider

BRONZE
Gary Awdey — French Cider

2011 – English Cider

GOLD
Gary Awdey – Bittersweet with Golden Russet
Gary Awdey – English Cider

SILVER
Rick Young – American Bitter Sweet – Prairie Moon

BRONZE
Jeff Carlson – Yellowjacket Cider
Jim Verlinde – Sir James Finest
Scott Husted – English Cider

2011 – French Cider

GOLD
Gary Awdey — French Cider

SILVER
Gary Awdey — French Cider
Rick Young — Aspen Gold

2009 – English Cider

GOLD
Eric Fouch – Buck Fever

SILVER
Brian Chuchla – English Cider

BRONZE
Jeff Carlson – Westside English Cider
Jim Verlinde – Leon’s Best

2009 – French Cider

GOLD
Rick Young — Methode Champenoise Hard Cider

BRONZE
Alan Pearlstein — New France Cider
Scott Husted — French Cider

2008 – English Cider

SILVER
Gary Awdey – Yarlington Mill
Jeff Carlson – Westside English 2007
Terence Bradshaw – 2007 Kingston Black Reserve

BRONZE
Eric Fouch – The Bloated Goat
Jeff Carlson – Westside English 2008
Jim VerLinde – English Cider
Mark Johnson – 2007 Champagne Yeast Blend
Mark Johnson – 2007 English Cider
Scott Husted – Husted’s Olde English

2008 – French Cider

SILVER
Jeff Carlson — La Peach Ridge Cidre
Scott Husted — Husted’s French Style Cider

BRONZE
Gary Awdey — French Cider
Gary Awdey — Yarle avec Reinette

2007 – English Cider

GOLD
Jeff Carlson – Bristol Ridge Cider
Jeff Carlson – Peach Ridge English Cider

SILVER
Byron Burrier, Steve Olsen, Steve Matt – Full Moon Cider
Jim Verlinde — Unnamed
Scott Husted – Husted’s English – Winter Blend
Terence Bradshaw – 06 Dry Bittersweet

BRONZE
Kevin Leahy – Raisin Good Aplles English Cider
Terence Bradshaw – 06 Dry Bittersharp

2007 – French Cider

GOLD
Scott Husted — French’s

SILVER
Gary Awdey — Brise d’automne

BRONZE
Bruce Holland-Mortiz — Unnamed
Bruce Holland-Mortiz — Unnamed
Jeff Carlson — La Peach Ridge Cider

HONORABLE MENTION
Terence Bradshaw — 06 Bittersweet Semisweet

2006 – English Cider

GOLD
Gary Awdey – Yarlington Mill English Cider
Harrison Gibbs – 2004 Cider – English Style

BRONZE
Scott Husted – Unnamed
Steve Jarred – Unnamed

2006 – French Cider

SILVER
Gary Awdey — Brise d’automne French Cider
Jeff Carlson — La Peach Ridge Syder
Terence Bradshaw — Lost Meadow Cidre Doux

BRONZE
Eric Fouch — Apple Affirmation
Kevin Leahy — French Champagne

2005 – English Cider

GOLD
Terence Bradshaw – Unnamed

SILVER
Blair Morrison – Unnamed

BRONZE
Tigh M. Rickman – Unnamed

HONORABLE MENTION
Gary Awdey – Unnamed

2005 – French Cider

GOLD
Terence Bradshaw — Unnamed

SILVER
Gary Awdey — Unnamed

BRONZE
Keith Gervais — Unnamed


In 2017, Traditional Cider was created to include what was known as English Cider and French Cider.