Judges & Staff

2020 Judges

MATTHEW AUGUSTINE
Stem Ciders

DAVID BIUN
Lost Boy Cider

TEGAN BIUN
Lost Boy Cider

RONALD BIXBY
Little Apple Cidery

SETH BOEVE
Virtue Cider

AJA BROTHERS
2 Towns Ciderhouse

THOM CANNELL
BJCP Certified Judge

SANDY COCKERHAM
BJCP Grand Master Judge

TRACI CRUZ
Big Belly Ciderworks

DUNCAN DAVIES
GLINTCAP Silver Medalist

TROY DENEEN
Blake’s Hard Cider

SCOTT DENNIS
BJCP National Judge

JEANNIE DUBOIS
Certified Pommelier

CRAIG FLEMING
Wine Judges of Canada

CHRISTOPHER GOTTSCHALK
MSU Horticulture

MAURA HARDMAN
Seattle Cider Company

MATT HOLLEY
Virtue Cider

JOHN HOYOS
Cider Like Wine

JAKE KEEFER
BJCP Certified Judge

TIM KITCHEN
SunnyCider

JAMES LINDEMANN
Cider House of Wisconsin

JOEL LOUGHEAD
Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery

JULIA MADDEN
BJCP Certified Judge

JOSEPH MARGEVICIUS
GLINTCAP Gold Medalist

CHARLES MCGONEGAL
AeppelTreow Winery & Distillery

BILL NEWMAN
Little Apple Cidery

KAREN NORD-SCHAAR
BJCP Certified Judge

KRISTYN NOREN
Hard Cider News

BRIGHID O’KEANE
Cider Institute of North America

MATTHEW OSTRANDER
HardCiderReviews.com

MICHELLE PAGANO
Descendant Cider Company

RICARDO PETERSON
Clear River Beverage

DEREK PLOTKOWSKI
University of Guelph

WAYNE REEVES
BJCP Certified Judge

LYNN RIPLEY

NICK RUESTMAN

RONALD SANSONE
Spoke + Spy Ciderworks

SCOT SCHAAR
BJCP Certified Judge

DANIEL SHACKELFORD

HAYLEY SHINE
Little Apple Cidery

MARK SIMPSON
BJCP National Judge

KETHER SMITH
Botanist & Barrel

TODD SPRINGER
GLINTCAP Silver Medalist

MONTE SUMMERS
2 Fools Cider

BARB THOLIN
Edible Grande Traverse

JOEL THOMPSON
Chalk, Slate, Gravel

EDAN VALKNER
Virtue Cider

CHRISTINE WALTER
Bauman’s Cider

KARI WILLIAMS
Snow Capped Cider

TY WILLIAMS
Snow Capped Cider

TIM WRIGHT
Wise Bird Cider Co.

TRISTAN WRIGHT
Lost Boy Cider


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