2017 Mendocino Apple Show International Cider Competition

Best of Show

Pear Hard Cider by Wyder's Cider from Vermont. 4% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Show

Sierra Beauty Heirloom (2016) by Gowan’s Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Still, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

Modern Cider

Best of Class

Sierra Beauty Heirloom (2016) by Gowan’s Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Still, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

1876 Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 5.7% AVB. 

SILVER. Gravenstein Heirloom (2015) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

SILVER. BrightCider (2017) by 2 Towns Ciderhouse from Oregon. 6% AVB. 

SILVER. Macintosh Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Off-dry. 6.7% AVB. 

SILVER. Orchard Select by Deep Roots Hard Cider from Pennsylvania. 9.9% AVB. 


Heritage Cider

Best of Class

SideBurns Cider (2016) by The Cotswold Cider Company from England. Cellar Select. Medium Sweetness. 5.4% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Early Harvest by Sierra Cider. 7.2% AVB. 

SILVER. Heritage Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Petillant, Dry. 8.5% AVB. 

SILVER. Hard Cider by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch from Mendocino, CA. Sparkling, Dry. 7.75% AVB. 

BRONZE. Little Red Barn Farmhouse Style by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Petillant, Sweet. 5.25% AVB. 

BRONZE. Cosmo's Gravenstein Tree by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Petillant, Dry. 7.48% AVB. 

BRONZE. Dry Summer Blend by Sierra Cider. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. 7.4% AVB. 

Traditional Cider

Best of Class

Hard Cider by Ferro Farms Cider from the United States. 6% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Farmhouse Style by Sierra Cider. 7.5% AVB. 

SILVER. Wild Washington by Tieton Cider Works from Yakima Valley, WA. Semi-sweet. 6.9% AVB. 

SILVER. Orchard Blend Cider (2016) by Richard Reeves from Lake County, CA. Traditional English style. 10% AVB. 

SILVER. Green Apple (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5% AVB. 

SILVER. ACE Joker by ACE Premium Craft Ciders from Sonoma County, CA. 

BRONZE. Original Dry by North Canyon Cider Company from Sierra Foothills AVA, El Dorado County, CA. Estate Bottled & Produced. 6% AVB. 

BRONZE. Stone Dry (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5.5% AVB. 

Modern Perry

Best of Class

ACE Perry by ACE Premium Craft Ciders from Sonoma County, CA. 5% AVB. 

Traditional Perry

Best of Class

Hard Pear Cider by Magners Irish Cider. 5% AVB. 

BRONZE. Sparkling Perry by Tieton Cider Works from Yakima Valley, WA. Sparkling, Dry. 6.9% AVB. 

Fruit Cider

Best of Class

Prickly Pineapple Hard Cider by Wyder's Cider from Vermont. 5% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Peach by Bold Rock Hard Cider from Yadkin Valley, NC. 4.7% AVB. 

SILVER. Golden Delicious (2017) by Washington Gold Cider from Chelan, WA. Estate Grown and Produced. 5% AVB.

SILVER. Pear by Bold Rock Hard Cider from Virginia. 4.7% AVB.

SILVER. Cherry (2017) by Washington Gold Cider from Chelan, WA. Estate Grown, Estate Bottled. 5% AVB.

SILVER. Original Apple (2017) by Washington Gold Cider from Chelan, WA. Estate Grown & Bottled. 5% AVB.

SILVER. Made Marion (2017) by 2 Towns Ciderhouse from Oregon. 6% AVB.

SILVER. Blueberry Hard Cider by Deep Roots Hard Cider from Pennsylvania. 9.6% AVB.

SILVER. Apricot Cider by Tieton Cider Works from Yakima Valley, WA. Semi-sweet. 6.9% AVB.

SILVER. ACE spACE Bloody Orange Craft Cider by ACE Premium Craft Ciders from Sonoma County, CA. 6.9% AVB. 

BRONZE. 51/50 by Krazy Farm Cider Company from Washington. 6.9% AVB.

BRONZE. Himalayan Huckleberry by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Sparkling, Dry. 7.48% AVB.

BRONZE. ACE Pineapple Craft Cider by ACE Premium Craft Ciders from Sonoma County, CA. 5% AVB.

BRONZE. Raspberry Hard Cider by Wyder's Cider from Vermont. 4% AVB.

BRONZE. Passion Fruit Cider by Olga Chernetskaya from Washington. Sparkling, Dry. 6.5% AVB. 

Hopped Cider

Best of Class

IPA by Bold Rock Hard Cider from Monticello, VA. 4.7% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Hopped Apple (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5% AVB. 

BRONZE. Dry Hopped Cider by Tieton Cider Works from Yakima Valley, WA. Dry. 6.9% AVB.

BRONZE. Hopped Apple Cider by Stem Ciders from the United States. 6.7% AVB.

Spiced Cider

Best of Class

Cinnful Apple (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Ginja Ninja by 2 Towns Ciderhouse from Oregon. 6% AVB. 

BRONZE. Tonic Cider by Blake's Hard Cider from Michigan. 6.5% ABV. 

Wood Aged Cider

Best of Class

ACE Blackjack 21 by ACE Premium Craft Ciders from Sonoma County, CA. 9% AVB. 

Specialty Cider & Perry

Best of Class

Pear Hard Cider by Wyder's Cider from Vermont. 4% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Grizzly Pear Cider by Blake's Hard Cider from Michigan. 5% AVB. 

Cider & Perry Unlimited

Best of Class

Knotty Pear (2017) by Angry Orchard. 6.5% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Summer Honey (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5% AVB. 

GOLD. The Old Fashioned (2017) by Angry Orchard. 6.5% AVB. 

SILVER. Crisp Apple (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5% AVB. 

SILVER. Easy Apple (2017) by Angry Orchard. 4.2% AVB.

SILVER. Tapped Maple (2017) by Angry Orchard. 5% AVB.

SILVER. Hard Apple Cider by The Good Cider from Adelaida District AVA, San Luis Obispo County, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. 4.5% AVB. 

SILVER. The Muse (2017) by Angry Orchard. 7.7% AVB. 

BRONZE. Virginia Apple by Bold Rock Hard Cider from Virginia. 4.7% AVB.

BRONZE. Virginia Draft by Bold Rock Hard Cider from Virginia. 4.7% AVB.

BRONZE. Carolina Draft by Bold Rock Hard Cider from North Carolina. 4.7% AVB.

BRONZE. Premium Dry by Bold Rock Hard Cider from Albermarle County, VA. 6% AVB.

BRONZE. Iceman (2017) by Angry Orchard. 10% AVB.

Ice Ciders

Best of Class

West Coast Ice Cider by Bruce Wilson from California. Still, Sweet. Aged with hard maple wood. 12.8% AVB. 

Varietal Ciders

Gravenstein Ciders

Best of Class

Gravenstein Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

Golden Delicious Ciders

Best of Class

Golden Delicious (2017) by Washington Gold Cider from Chelan, WA. Estate Grown and Produced. 5% AVB.

Misc. Varietal Ciders

Best of Class

Macintosh Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Off-dry. 6.7% AVB. 

SILVER. Gravenstein Heirloom (2015) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

SILVER. Sierra Beauty Heirloom (2016) by Gowan’s Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Still, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

BRONZE. Cosmo's Gravenstein Tree by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Petillant, Dry. 7.48% AVB. 

 

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