Friday 12th October 2012 at The Sebel, Surry Hills.

 

Results were announced at the Presentation Dinner.

Winner of “Best in Show” – Henney’s Apple – Sweet Cider

Presentation of “Best in Show” Award for 2012.

Wayne Breguet of Best Bottlers presents the trophy to Andrew Lea who accepted the Award on behalf of Henney’s Cider.

(Photo courtesy of David Lipman, Beer and Brewers)

 

 

 

 

Winner of “Best Australian Cider” – Pipsqueak Best Cider

Winner of “Best Australian Perry” – St Ronan’s Methode Traditionelle Pear Cider

Class 1 – Dry Cider (specific gravity up to 1005)
Best in Class: Ciderhaus, Weidmann and Groh – Bohnapfel Halb-Trocken 2010
Producer Name of Cider Award
Ciderhaus Weidmann and Groh – Bohnapfel Halb-Trocken 2010 GOLD
Ciderhaus Apfelwein Kontor ‘Wein aus Apfeln” 2010 SILVER
Cider Garden Cider Garden Dry Cider SILVER
Omadale Brook Estate Tilse’s Apple Wine BRONZE
Ciderhaus Hessen – A La Carte Schoppen BRONZE
     
Class 2 –Medium Cider (specific gravity between 1005 and 1012)
Best in Class: Little Creatures, Pipsqueak Best Cider
Producer Name of Cider Award
Little Creatures Pipsqueak Best Cider SILVER
Red Sails Red Sails Cider Gold SILVER
Phoenix Beers Henney’s Dry Cider BRONZE
Omadale Brook Estate Hunter River Cider BRONZE
Australian Brewery AB Fresh Press Cider BRONZE
King Valley Cider Co King Valley Cider Company – Traditionally Tart BRONZE
Hillbilly Cider Hillbilly Apple Cider BRONZE
Oakvale Wines Oakvale Apple Cider BRONZE
Kangaroo Island Cider Kangaroo Island Cider- Colony Cove BRONZE

   
Class 3 – Sweet Cider (specific gravity 1012 and above)
Best in Class: Phoenix Beers, Henney’s Apple – Sweet Cider
Producer Name of Cider Award
Phoenix Beers Henney’s Apple – Sweet Cider GOLD
Franklin Cider Company Frank’s Summer Apple Cider BRONZE
     
Class 4 – Bottle Conditioned / Methode Champenoise Cider
Best in Class: Cerbaco Distribution, Cidre Brut Artisanal de Normandie La Pommeraie
Producer Name of Cider Award
Cerbaco Distribution Cidre Brut Artisanal de Normandie La Pommeraie SILVER
Hazeldean – Baw Baw Baw Baw Sparkling Cider SILVER
Cerbaco Distribution Cidre Doux Artisanal de Normandie La Pommeraie BRONZE
Henry of Harcourt Black Fox Cider BRONZE
St Ronan’s Cider Methode Traditionelle Apple Cider BRONZE
Kellybrook Kellys Jazz Methode BRONZE
Small Acres Cyder Small Acres Sparkling 2010 BRONZE
Napoleon Punt Methode Traditionnelle Apple Cider BRONZE
Napoleon Punt Methode Traditionnelle Early Disgorged Dry Apple Cider BRONZE
     
Class 5 – Dry Perry (specific gravity up to 1005)
Best in Class: Lobo, Lobo Dry Perry
Producer Name of Cider Award
Lobo Lobo Dry Perry BRONZE
     
Class 6 – Medium Perry (specific gravity between 1005 and 1012)
Best in Class: The Hills Cider Company, Hills Cider – Pear Traditional
Producer Name of Cider Award
The Hills Cider Company Hills Cider – Pear Traditional SILVER
Little Creatures Pipsqueak Pear Cider BRONZE
Small Acres Cyder Small Acres Poire BRONZE
     
Class 7 – Sweet Perry – specific gravity 1012 and above
Best in Class: Franklin Cider Company, Franks’ Summer Pear Cider
Producer Name of Cider Award
Franklin Cider Company Franks’ Summer Pear Cider BRONZE
     
Class 8 – Bottle Conditioned / Methode Champenoise Perry
Best in Class: St Ronan’s Cider, Methode Traditionelle Pear Cider
Producer Name of Cider Award
St Ronan’s Cider Methode Traditionelle Pear Cider GOLD
Napoleon Punt Methode Traditionnelle Pear Cider SILVER
     
Class 9 – Dry Cider made using water and/or sugar in production
Best in Class: Westons / World Brands, Old Rosie Scrumpy Carbonated
Producer Name of Cider Award
Westons / World Brands Old Rosie Scrumpy (carbonated) BRONZE
     
Class 10 – Medium Cider made using water and/or sugar in production
Best in Class: Westons / World Brands, Old Rosie Scrumpy Still
Producer Name of Cider Award
Westons / World Brands Old Rosie Scrumpy (still) BRONZE
Redwood – Old Mout Old Mout Cider – Scrumpy BRONZE
Westons / World Brands Wyld Wood Apple – Organic BRONZE
     
Class 14 – Sweet Perry made using water and/or sugar in production
Best in Class: Core Cider – Highvale, Core Sparkling Pear
Producer Name of Cider Award
Core Cider – Highvale Core Sparkling Pear BRONZE