2022 Results

2022 Australian Cider Awards

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Judging panel: Sebastian Crowther MS (REAL Wines) (Chair), Yann Gilles (Malus & Vitis Consulting, France) (guest judge), Nyall Condon (Flying Brick Cider Co) (Panel Chair), Lucy Maddox (Forest Dweller Wines) (Panel Chair), Vanessa Altmann (Mighty Craft), Dr Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay (NSW Department of Primary Industries), Dale Cooper (Wine Domaine), Jason Hirsch (Dan Murphy’s) (Associate) and Emma Penny (cicerone student) (Associate).

Trophies

  •  Best in Show: William Smith & Sons with Heritage Blend Apple Cider (TAS)

  • Best New World Cider: The Hills Cider Company with Apple Cider (SA) 

  • Best Traditional Cider: William Smith & Sons with Heritage Blend Apple Cider (TAS) 

  • Best Perry: Core Cider with Perilous 2020 (WA) 

  • Best Specialty Cider or Perry: Roleystone Brewing Co with Rosé Cheeks (WA) 

  • Best Intensified / Distilled Cider or Perry: Carmel Cider Company with Apple Brandy (WA) 

  • Most Successful Small Producer: LOBO Juice and Cider (SA) 

  • Most Successful Larger Producer: William Smith & Sons (TAS) 

  • Champion of the Industry Award: Dr Clive Crossley and Lynne Uptin OAM, Tasmania

Best in Class

Class Best in Class
Class 1 – New World Cider Dry Lucidity Sturmer Pippin Apple Cider
William Smith & Sons, Tasmania, Australia
Class 2 – New World Cider Medium Apple Cider
The Hills Cider Company, South Australia, Australia
Class 3 – New World Cider Medium Sweet Perth Cider
Funk Cider, Western Australia, Australia
Class 4 – New World Cider Sweet Royal Apple Cider
Mock Red Hill, Victoria, Australia
Class 5 – New World Cider Mt (Disgorged) Bradys Lookout Cider 2018 Heritage Blend Mt Cuvee 12
Bradys Lookout Cider, Tasmania, Australia
Class 6 – Traditional Cider Dry LOBO Lenswulf
LOBO Juice And Cider, South Australia, Australia
Class 7 – Traditional Cider Medium Heritage Blend Apple Cider
William Smith & Sons, Tasmania, Australia
Class 8 – Traditional Cider Medium Sweet Plenty Cornucopia 2021
Plenty Cider , Tasmania, Australia
Class 9 – Traditional Cider Sweet Not Awarded
Class 10 – Traditional Cider Mt (Disgorged) MC Cider
Flying Brick Cider Co , Victoria, Australia
Class 11 – Speciality Styles Apple And Pear Blends LOBO Apple And Pear
LOBO Juice And Cider, South Australia, Australia
Class 21 – New World Perry Dry Upside Down Miss Jane
3 Sons Cider, Australian Capital Territory
Class 22 – New World Perry Medium Pear Cider
The Hills Cider Company, South Australia, Australia 
Class 23 – New World Perry Medium Sweet Squashed Pear Cider
The Barossa Valley Cider Company, South Australia, Australia
Class 24 – New World Perry Sweet Spreyton Pear Cider
Spreyton Cider Co, Tasmania, Australia
Class 25 – New World Perry Mt (Disgorged) St Ronan’s Methode Traditional Pear Cider
Edgar Pines, Victoria, Australia
Class 26 – Traditional Perry Dry Old Twelfth Perry
Old Twelfth, Tasmania, Australia
Class 27 – Traditional Perry Medium Not Awarded
Class 28 – Traditional Perry Medium Sweet Not Awarded
Class 29 – Traditional Perry Sweet Not Awarded
Class 30 – Traditional Perry Mt (Disgorged) Core Cider Perilous 2020
Core Cider, Western Australia, Australia
Class 31 – Speciality Styles Experimental Cider Or Perry Bilpin Non Alc Apple Ginger
Bilpin Cider Co, New South Wales, Australia
Class 33 – Speciality Styles Cider Or Perry With Fruit Rosè Cheeks
Roleystone Brewing Co, Western Australia
Class 34 – Speciality Styles Lighter Strength Cider Or Perry Darkes Perry
Glenbernie Orchard T/As Darkes Cider, NSW, Australia
Class 35 – Specialty Styles Cider Or Perry With Herbs\Spices Galaxy Hopped Apple Cider
Mismatch Brewing Co, South Australia, Australia

Class 41 – Intensified And Distilled Styles Ice Cider Or Perry

Not Awarded
Class 42 – Intensified And Distilled Styles Pommeau Harcourt Pommeau
Harcourt Perry & Cider Makers, Victoria, Australia
Class 43 – Intensified And Distilled Styles Eau De Vie Eau De Vie
Carmel Cider Company, Western Australia
Class 44 – Intensified And Distilled Styles Aged Spirit Apple Brandy
Carmel Cider Company, Western Australia

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