Announcing the 11th Annual Best of the Northwest Cider Awards!

by | Oct 21, 2022

A cider lover, aficionado or cider curious? Get your shopping lists ready!

We’re excited to announce the winners of the 11th Annual Best of the Northwest Cider Awards.
To view the awards in a digital edition format click here or on the cover image below.

HERITAGE – DRY

PLATINUM
Brown Snout
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Orchard Select
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

GOLD
Excelsior Imperial Red Glo
CIDERY | Schilling Cider
Auburn, WA

SILVER
Bitter Blend
CIDERY | Greenwood Cider
Seattle, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
Kermerrien | Portland Cider Co.
Clackamas, OR

Our Orchard | Runcible Cider
Mosier, OR

Vantage | Yonder Cider
Wenatchee, WA

HERITAGE – SWEET

PLATINUM
La Raison Reserve
CIDERY | Empyrical Orchard and Cidery
Snohomish, WA

DOUBLE GOLD
Orchard Reserve
CIDERY | Kristof Farms Cider
Yamhill, OR

GOLD
Bittersweet
CIDERY | Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Saanichton, BC

SILVER (TIE)
2018 Cidre Bouché
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

SILVER (TIE)
Excelsior Imperial Heirloom Apple
CIDERY | Schilling Cider
Auburn, WA

SINGLE VARIETAL

PLATINUM
Porter’s Perfection
CIDERY | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

DOUBLE GOLD
McIntosh Single Varietal
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

GOLD
Kingston Black Reserve
CIDERY | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

SILVER
First Pick: Yarlington Mill
CIDERY | Ragged & Right Cider Project
Mount Vernon, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
Harrison Reserve | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

Kingston Black | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

Redheart | Union Hill Cider Co.
Wenatchee, WA

PERRY

PLATINUM
Perry
CIDERY | Yonder Cider
Wenatchee, WA

DOUBLE GOLD
Little Martha Old World Perry
CIDERY | Double Mountain Brewery & Cidery
Hood River, OR

GOLD
Perry
CIDERY | Alma Cider
Mount Vernon, WA

SILVER
Pioneer Pear
CIDERY | Salt Creek Cider House
Dallas, OR

PÉT NAT

PLATINUM
Mountain Rose Pét Nat
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Almira
CIDERY | Dwinell Country Ales
Goldendale, WA

GOLD
Caledfwlch Welsh Style Cider
CIDERY | Seven Seeds Seidr
Forest Grove, OR

SILVER
Robin
CIDERY | Dwinell Country Ales
Goldendale, WA

ROSÉ

PLATINUM
Mountain Rose Single Varietal
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Redfield Rosé
CIDERY | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

GOLD
Rosé
CIDERY | Alma Cider
Mount Vernon, WA

SILVER
Rosé
CIDERY | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

MODERN DRY

PLATINUM
Macintosh
CIDERY | Portland Cider Co.
Clackamas, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Dry
CIDERY | Greenwood Cider
Seattle, WA

GOLD
McIntosh Dry
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

SILVER
Cold Pressed Apple
CIDERY | Locust Cider
Gig Harbor, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
True Brut | Portland Cider Co.
Clackamas, OR

Kinda Dry | Portland Cider Co.
Clackamas, OR

Light Cider | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

MODERN SWEET

PLATINUM
Imperial Hazy Honeycrisp
CIDERY | Incline Cider Company
Tacoma, WA

DOUBLE GOLD
Cosmic Crisp
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

GOLD
Local Legend
CIDERY | Schilling Cider
Auburn, WA

SILVER (TIE)
Authentic Apple
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

SILVER (TIE)
Odyssey
CIDERY | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
Imperial Apple | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

Wenatchi | Union Hill Cider Co.
Wenatchee, WA

Original | Washington Gold Cider
Chelan, WA

FRUIT

PLATINUM
Two Berry Dream
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Apple Pear
CIDERY | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

GOLD
Pear
CIDERY | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

SILVER
Strawberade
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

JUDGES’ PICKS
Blueberry Peach Cider | Edgefield Ciderhouse
Troutdale, OR

Inquiry | Empyrical Orchard and Cidery
Snohomish, WA

Tulip Festival 2022- Blueberry Apricot | Ragged & Right Cider Project
Mount Vernon, WA

BERRY

PLATINUM
Loganberry
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Raspberry Cosmic Crisp
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

GOLD
Brambleberry
CIDERY | Bull Run Cider
Forest Grove, OR

SILVER
Berry Rosé
CIDERY | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
Huckleberry | Greenwood Cider
Seattle, WA

Wild Red Huckleberry | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

Blueberry | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

STONE FRUIT

PLATINUM
Cherry Sublime
CIDERY | 2 Towns Ciderhouse
Corvallis, OR

DOUBLE GOLD
Juicy Peach
CIDERY | Locust Cider
Gig Harbor, WA

GOLD
Golden Row Peach
CIDERY | Golden Row Cider
Mt. Hood-Parkdale, OR

SILVER
Bourbon Barrel Peach
CIDERY | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
Imperial Tart Cherry | Incline Cider Company
Tacoma, WA

Cherry | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

Chimera Cherry Apple | Steelhead Cider
Chelan, WA

SPICED

PLATINUM
Furious George Ginger
CIDERY | Steelhead Cider
Chelan, WA

DOUBLE GOLD
Cranberry
CIDERY | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

GOLD
Chaider Spiced Chai
CIDERY | Schilling Cider
Auburn, WA

SILVER
Pumpkin Spice
CIDERY | Portland Cider Co.
Clackamas, OR

JUDGES’ PICKS
Blackberry Ancho | Bend Cider Co.
Bend, OR
Pumpkin Spice | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

Three Pepper | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

BOTANICAL

PLATINUM
Strawberry Basil
CIDERY | Terramar Brewstillery
Bow, WA

DOUBLE GOLD (TIE)
Lavender Elixir
CIDERY | Edgefield Ciderhouse
Troutdale, OR

DOUBLE GOLD (TIE)
Gin Botanical
CIDERY | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

GOLD
Lavender Honey
CIDERY | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

SILVER
Pink Lemonade with Hibiscus
CIDERY | Blue Mountain Ciders
Milton-Freewater, OR

JUDGES’ PICKS
Strawberry Mojito | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

Fresh Hopped | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

Simply Lavender | Ragged & Right Cider Project
Mount Vernon, WA

SPECIALTY

PLATINUM
Strawberry Rhubarb
CIDERY | Puget Sound Cider Company
Renton, WA

DOUBLE GOLD
Strawberry Rhubarb
CIDERY | Edgefield Ciderhouse
Troutdale, OR

GOLD
Pommeau
CIDERY | Ragged & Right Cider Project
Mount Vernon, WA

SILVER
Regal Weasel Pommeau
CIDERY | Seven Seeds Seidr
Forest Grove, OR

JUDGES’ PICKS
Secret Crush | Double Mountain Brewery & Cidery
Hood River, OR

Pommeau | Wildcraft Cider Works
Eugene, OR

Sour Watermelon | Tieton Cider Works
Yakima, WA

WOOD-AGED

PLATINUM
Rumrunner
CIDERY | Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Saanichton, BC

DOUBLE GOLD
Barrel-Aged Golden Russet
CIDERY | Bauman’s Cider
Gervais, OR

GOLD
Red Wine Barrel-Aged Berry
CIDERY | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

SILVER
Barrel-Aged Calville Blanc
CIDERY | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

JUDGES’ PICKS
Bittersweet Sympathy | Ragged & Right Cider Project
Mount Vernon, WA

Barrel-Aged Basil Mint | Seattle Cider Company
Seattle, WA

Swinging Doors | Ragged & Right Cider Project
Mount Vernon, WA

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