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Cider Awards

The growing popularity of cider is evident by the increasing number of quality cider houses showcased at Festivale.  In 2019 Festivale's Cider Awards will recognise outstanding cider producers in the following classes:

Best Cider

Best Perry

Best Non-Traditional

Judging will also take place in the above categories for keg stock as well.

Ciders entered in the awards must  be available for purchase at Festivale. 

2019 Cider Award Winners

  • Best Perry – Spreyton Pear
  • Best Cider – Spreyton Apple
  • Best Non Traditional – Pagan Blueberry

2018 Cider Award Winners

  • Best Perry – Spreyton Cider Co Pear Cider
  • Best Cider – Willie Smiths Traditional
  • Best Non Traditional – Red Brick Road Cider Rose
  • Judges Award - Red Brick Road Mad Monk

2017 Cider Award Winners

  • Best Perry – Lost Pippin, Sparkling Pear
  • Best Cider – Willie Smith
  • Best Non Traditional – Pagan Blueberry Cider

2016 Cider Award Winners

  • Best Dry Cider – Red Brick Road Cox's Orange Pippin
  • Best Perry – Red Brick Road Perry
  • Best Other Cider – Pagan Small Batch Quince Cider

Special notes; all judging is conducted using "blind" panels. Each entry is identified by a randomly-assigned registration number.

Festivale Cider Awards are governed by Cider Australia Awards Information& Style Guide 2015.


The Tasmanian Cider Trail


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