Best in Class and Producer of the Year Results

2021

Modern Cider – 68 Entries
1st: James Werner – CBD Cider
2nd: Paul Arends – No BS Cider
3rd: Jeff Carlson – Westside Westy 2019

Heritage Cider – 61 Entries
1st: James Werner – Ozark Blend
2nd: Jeff Carlson – Westside Heritage 2019
3rd: Brad Winans – R&R

Traditional, Natural, or Rosé Cider – 32 Entries
1st: Brandon Buza – Basement Special
2nd: Dylan Cahn – No Way Rosé
3rd: Jeffrey Cottrell – Hiding Salem

Perry – 13 Entries
1st: Keith Kintigh – Tilbury Wild Perry
2nd: Gloria Bell – Century Sentinel Perry
3rd: Jeff Carlson – PrimeTime Perry 2020

Specialty Cider – 156 Entries
1st: James Werner – Ice Cider
2nd: Jeff Carlson – Westside Woody
3rd: Dylan Cahn – Hopped Hippo

Amateur Cidermaker of the Year
Dylan Cahn – Maryland

2019

Modern Cider – 81 Entries
1st: Dan Hass — InCider Apple
2nd: Jeff Carlson — Westside Westy
3rd: Eric Sforza — Dry Modern Cider

Heritage Cider – 76 Entries
1st: Martin Thoburn — P-Lucky18
2nd: Jeff Carlson — Westside Heritage #2
3rd: Keith Kintigh — Heritage Blend

Traditional, Natural, or Rosé Cider – 41 Entries
1st: Martin Thoburn — KB Special
2nd: James Davis — Bohemian Rhap-cider
3rd: Richard Ihrig — Meadowlark

Perry – 15 Entries
1st: Lucas Ohio Pattie — Bub•blin’
2nd: Jordan Sager — Sir Niles Perry
3rd: Lucas Ohio Pattie — Pattie Farm Estate Perry

Specialty Cider or Perry – 154 Entries
1st: Pavel Anisimov — Super Barrel One
2nd: Keith Kintigh — Yule Tidings Cinnamon Vanilla Cider
3rd: Jeremy Olsen — Minneapolis Ice

2018

Modern Cider — 49 Entries
1st: Morgan & Cathleen Hobbs — Champy
2nd: Morgan & Cathleen Hobbs — Little Bean
3rd: Jeff Carlson — Westside Saint J’s Cider

Heritage Cider — 60 Entries
1st: Jeff Carlson — Westside Saint J’s Heritage
2nd: Keith Kintigh — Spartan Pride Heritage Cider
3rd: Keith Kintigh — Shadynook Heritage Cider

Traditional Cider — 28 Entries
1st: Pavel Anisimov — English Man in New York
2nd: Peter Milner — Apple Prospector’s Favourite
3rd: James Davis — With God on Our Cider

Perry — 20 Entries
1st: Pavel Anisimov — Wild Pear
2nd: Adam Wargacki — Perry Blend 1
3rd: Jeff Carlson — Westside Kazoo Keiffer Perry

Specialty Cider and Perry — 113 Entries
1st: Pavel Anisimov — Thin Ice
2nd: Bruce Wilson — RedRum Ice Cider
3rd: Nathan Williams — 2016 Ice Cider – Amesbury

2017

Standard Styles – 136 Entries
1st: Jeffrey McKee & Warren McConnell – CherryHill Cider
2nd: Mike Mettler – Kingston Black SV
3rd: Jeff Carlson – Westside Modern

Specialty Styles – 107 Entries
1st: David Crawford – Green & Gold
2nd: Martin Nygard – Apple Grape Blush
3rd: Andrew Roth – Find the Pineapple

2016

Standard Class
Mike Mettler – Tipsy Squirrel

Specialty Class
Michael Wilcox – Stop Asking For More Cherry!

2015

Best in Class
Morgan and Cathleen Hobbs — Little Bean

Highly Commended
Keith Kintigh — Rites of Spring Ice Cider

2014

Best in Class
Gary Awdey — Mild New England Cider

Highly Commended
Stephen Brokenshire — Best One Yet

2013

Best in Class
Andrew Laidlaw — Batch M14 – ST

Highly Commended
Jay Bradish — Lucky Creek Bourbon Barrel Apple Cider

2012

Best in Class
Daryl & Royce Lerwick — Westwood Irish

2011

Best in Class
Gary Awdey — French Cider

Highly Commended
Rick Young — Snowy River
Jeff Carlson — Westside New England

2009

Best in Class
Rick Young — Methode Champenoise Hard Cider

Highly Commended
Eric Fouch — Going Polar

2008

Best in Class
Claude Jolicoeur — Northern Cortland 2006

Highly Commended
Jeff Carlson — PrimeTime Cider 2007

2007

Best in Class
Jeff Carlson — PrimeTime Cider 2006

2006

Best in Class
Harrison Gibbs — 2004 English Cider

Highly Commended
Wes Eaton — Pear Cider

2005

Best in Class
Gary Awdey — Golden Russet Cider