Wood Aged Specialty Cider

2021

🏆 BEST IN CLASS GOLD
1st: Gowan’s Heirloom Cider – Pinot Rosé Cider
2nd: Bauman’s Cider – Bourbon Vanilla
3rd: The BX Press Cidery – The Barber Sleuth

🥇 GOLD
Blue Toad Hard Cider – Silverback Distillery Bourbon Peach Barrel Aged
Diskin Cider – BTC

🥈 SILVER
2 Towns Ciderhouse – The Bad Apple
Bauman’s Cider – Farmer’s Old Fashioned
Bee Well Mead & Cider – Gin Blossom
Cider Hill Cellars – Rum Barrel Aged Winter
Eden Specialty Ciders – Beeflustered
Farmhaus Cider – Oak Aged Brunch
Farmhaus Cider – Piquette
Ficklewood Ciderworks – Bramblebark
Ficklewood Ciderworks – Moodyroot
Finnriver Farm & Cidery – Black Oak
Green Bench Mead and Cider – 1124
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Elder & the Rye
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Mexican Sherry Barrel
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Sherry Barrel
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Tequila Barrel
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Whiskey Barrel Vaudevillian
Heeman’s – Barrel-Aged Pear
Journey North Cider Co – Spiced Oak
Lost Boy Cider – Blackberry Farmhouse
Number 12 Cider – Barrel 44
Papa Moon Vineyards & Winery – Smoked Cherry Bourbon
Portland Cider Company – Blueberry Bourbon Basil
Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse – Rumrunner
Snow Capped Cider – Apricot
Space Time Mead & Cider Works – Gravity
Tieton Cider Works – Bourbon Barrel Peach
Vander Mill – Barrel Aged Totally Roasted
Vander Mill – Ice Ice Perry

🥉 BRONZE
Angeles Crest Cider – RedRum
Bee Well Mead & Cider – Zoot Suit Riot
Blackgrass Ciderworks – Gin and Jvice
Botanist & Barrel – Grapes Have Feelings
Botanist & Barrel – Margaruite
Cidrerie Milton – Spartan Fût de Chêne
Dead Horse Cider Co. – Brightberry Blossom
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Jamaican Rum Barrel
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Whiskey Barrel Blend
Gypsy Circus – PuppetMaster: Whiskey Barrel Raindancer
Lindner’s Cider – Hamden Hill Honey Cider
New Salem Cider – 2020 – Barrel Aged Ice Cider
Northville Winery and Brewing Company – El Cadejo
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – St. Paddy’s Delay
Peat’s Original Cider – The Hi-Hat
Snow Capped Cider – Barrel Aged Spiced Peach
Stoic Cider – Peach Barrel
Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery – Melarosa
Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery – One Frog
Threadbare Cider – Oaked & Wild
Threadbare Cider – Phil’s Burrow
Treasury Cider at Fishkill Farms – Colony

2019

🏆 BEST IN CLASS GOLD
1st: Vander Mill – Badass Perry
2nd: Elk Horn Brewery – Pinot Perry
3rd: Northville Winery and Brewing Company – El Cadejo

🥇 GOLD
Blake’s Hard Cider Co. – El Chapo
Empyrical Orchards and Cider – Russet Apple Perry
Green Bench Mead and Cider – I am Brut
Gypsy Circus Cider Company – PuppetMaster: Whiskey Barrel Vaudevillian
McClure’s Orchard/Winery – cider mojito
Seattle Cider Company – Oaked Maple

🥈 SILVER
2 Towns Ciderhouse – Bad Apple
2 Towns Ciderhouse – Boysenbarrel
Angeles Crest Cider – French Lieutenant’s Whore
Big Fish Cider Co – Monterey Maple
Blake’s Hard Cider Co. – Wild Blueberry
Botanist & Barrel – Tart Blueberry Cider Aged in Gin Barrel
Cider Hill Cellars – Rum Barrel Aged Winter
Cidrerie Milton – Spartan fût de chêne
Diskin Cider – BTC
Eris Brewery and Cider House – Pele’s Pineapple
Finnriver Farm and Cidery – Black Oak
Finnriver Farm and Cidery – Understory
Green Bench Mead and Cider – I am Brut w/ Raspberry
Green Bench Mead and Cider – Wood-aged Abricot
Gypsy Circus Cider Company – New England Pantomime
Jefferson County Ciderworks – Oaked Sour Cherry
Keuka Craft Ciders – Summer Shandy Cider
Liquid Alchemy Ciderworks – Cherry-ots-of-Fire
Potter’s Craft Cider – Cider Nouveau
Ridge Cider Co. – Black Cherry
Seattle Cider Company – Red-Wine Barrel Aged Berry
Spring Hill Cider Works – Bourbon Barrel Maple
Stoic Cider – 1st Anniversary
Swift Cider – Cherry, Vanilla, Oak
Urban Tree Hard Cider – Black Velvet
Vander Mill – Ice Ice Perry

🥉 BRONZE
Angry Orchard – Maple Wooden Sleeper
Bryant’s Cider – Ol’ Lady
Citizen Cider – Tree Tapper
Diner Brew Co. – Zeus’ Juice
Embark Craft Ciderworks – Tart Cherry Barrel Aged
Ethic Ciders – Montage
Finnriver Farm and Cidery – Winter Ruby
Gypsy Circus Cider Company – PuppetMaster: Banana Foster Rumination
James Creek Cider House – Stargazer Cider – Solar Flare
KW Craft Cider – Spiced Oak
Meriwether Cider Co. – Into the Woods
Overgrown Orchard – Tilt
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – Cidre de la Porte
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – Oaky Dody
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – Smoky Dody
Salt Spring Wild Cider – Maple Bourbon Apricot
Seattle Cider Company – Cider Summit Reserve
Seattle Cider Company – Wild Ferment Bourbon Cyser
Sourwood Cider – Herbaceous
South City Ciderworks – Oaked Pomegranate
Threadbare Cider – Phil’s Burrow
Tieton Cider Works – Bourbon Peach Cider
Virtue Cider – Cherry Mitten
Virtue Cider – Maple Mitten

2018

🏆 BEST IN CLASS GOLD
1st: Eden Specialty Ciders – The Falstaff
2nd: Seattle Cider Company – Red Wine Barrel Aged Berry
3rd: Big Fish Cider Co – Monterey Maple

🥇 GOLD
Angeles Crest Cider – Blue Agave Cider

🥈 SILVER
101 Cider House – Bonfire Betty
2 Towns Ciderhouse – Kentucky Barrel Nice & Naughty
2 Towns Ciderhouse – Traditions 2015 Vintage La Mure
Angry Orchard – Maple Wooden Sleeper
Cidrerie Milton – Honeycrisp Sour
Citizen Cider – Cash On The Barrelhead
Hawk Knob – Ambrosia
Hawk Knob – Cherry Infused
Hawk Knob – Elderberry Infused
Schaefer Cider Company – Luck
Texas Corners Brewing Company – Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Hard Cider
The BottleHouse Brewery & Meadery – Ohio Gold Reserve
Threadbare Cider – Oaked and Wild
Top of the Rock Ciders – Rockin Rye Barrel Apple/Perry/Berry
Vander Mill – Green Mill
Virtue Cider – Blackbird
Western Cider – Whiskey Peach

🥉 BRONZE
2 Towns Ciderhouse – The Bad Apple
Ash & Elm Cider Co. – Piña Colada Kingston Storm
BlackBird Cider Works – New England Style Cider
Colorado Cider Company – Pato Feo
Forgotten Ciders – Modern Muse
Liquid Alchemy Ciderworks – Deeply-Rooted
NOMAD Cider – NOMAD Bourbon Barrel
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – An Doras
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – Cidre de la Porte
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – Oaky Dody
Patriots’ Heritage Cider – Patriots’ Cider
Renaissance Orchards – Black Plum Apéritif
Seattle Cider Company – Oaked Maple
Starcut Ciders – Bucket
Vermont Cider Company – Wyder’s Reposado
Virtue Cider – Schaerbeek Solera
West Avenue Cider – C10


In 2018, Wood Aged Specialty Cider was split from Wood Aged Cider into a new category.