Bristol Cider Awards

Bristol Pubs Get Together for Cider Awards

The purpose of the Bristol Cider Awards is to get people talking about and trying different ciders and perries and supporting the amazing range of quality cidermakers out there. So please take the opportunity to try something new this spring, why not check out the nominations below from each participating pub and try and sample something new from each category before you vote (perhaps not all on the same night though!)

Polling Stations/Participating Bristol Cider Pubs

The Apple (Welsh Back)
The Orchard (Cumberland Basin)
The Duke of York (St Werburghs)
The Pipe & Slippers (Stokes Croft)
Bristol Cider House (St Pauls)
The Spotted Cow (Bedminster)
The Windmill (Windmill Hill)
The Cross Hands (Fishponds)
The Brass Pig (Clifton)
The Royal Oak (Horfield)
The Lazy Dog (Ashley Down)
Bristol Cider Shop (Christmas Steps)

Nominations

THE APPLE

Best of Best – Rich’s Medium
Best Sparkling Cider – Perry’s Somerset Redstreak
Best Sparkling Perry – Weston’s Sparkling Perry
Best Still Cider – Rich’s Medium
Best Still Perry – Hecks Perry
Best Old Favourite – Natch
Best Organic – Ashridge Organic
Best Small Producer – Orchard Pig
Best Strong Cider – Old Bristolian
Best Specialist – Hecks Dunkertons
Best Flavoured Cider – Ashridge Devon Blush
Best Cider Maker – Hecks

THE ORCHARD

Best Of The Best HECKS ‘Kingston Black’
Best Sparkling Cider ‘Natch’
Best Still Cider ‘Parson’s Choice’
Best Still Perry ‘Severncider’
Best Old Favourite ‘Natch’
Best Small Producer Ticknum Tipple’
Best Strong Cider WISCOMBE ‘Suicider’ 8.4
Best Specialist Cider BURROW HILL ‘sparkling’
Best Flavoured Cider/Perry SHEPPY’S ‘Honey’
Best Cider Maker WILKINS

BRISTOL CIDER SHOP

Best Of The Best – Wilkins Dry

Best Sparkling Cider – Perry’s Redstreak
Best Sparkling Perry – Newton’s In Bottle Fermented Perry
Best Still Cider – Headless Man (Broome Farm)
Best Still Perry – Severn Sider
Best Organic – Weston’s Organic
Best Small Producer – Ross on Wye Cider & Perry
Best Strong Cider – Black Dragon
Best Specialist Cider – Oliver’s Bottle Conditioned Cider
Best Flavoured Cider/Perry – Gwatkin Pyder
Best Cider Maker – Tom Oliver

DUKE OF YORK

Best Of The Best – Beesting
Best Sparkling Cider – Thatchers Gold
Best Sparkling Perry – Beesting
Best Still Cider – Old Rosie
Best Organic – Westons Organic
Best Small Producer – Lilleys Cider Barn (Beesting Apples and Pears)
Best Strong Cider – Beesting
Best Cider Maker – Thatchers

CROSS HANDS

Best Of The Best – Addlestons Cloudy
Best Sparkling Cider – Thatchers Katy
Best Sparkling Perry – Thatchers Pear
Best Still Cider – Riche’s Medium
Best Still Perry – Hecks Perry
Best Old Favourite – Natch
Best Organic – Westons
Best Small Producer – Bristol CiderWorks
Best Strong Cider – Old bristolian
Best Specialist Cider – Biddendens
Best Cider Maker – Thatchers

BRASS PIG

Best Of The Best: Ashton Press
Best Sparkling Cider: Aspalls
Best Still Cider: Westons Old Rosie
Best Old Favourite: Olde English
Best Organic: Westons Organic
Best Small Producer : The Orchard Pig
Best Strong Cider (7%+) : Thatchers Katy 7.4%
Best Specialist Cider Thatchers Katy
Best Flavoured Cider/Perry: Strawberry Brothers
Best Cider Maker: Aspalls

SPOTTED COW

Best Of The Best – Thatchers Gold
Best Sparkling Cider – Thatchers Gold
Best Still Cider – Addlestones
Best Old Favourite – Thatchers Gold
Best Organic – Westons Organic
Best Strong Cider – Thatchers Katy
Best Cider Maker – Thatchers

BRISTOL CIDER HOUSE

Best of the best; Broadoak Kingston Black
Best sparkling cider:Thatchers Gold
Best sparkling perry:Thatchers Pear
Best still cider:Bennetts champion-Medium
Best still perry:Broadoak Premium Perry
Best old favourite;Stowford Press
Best organic:Westons organic
Best Small producer:Hecks
Best strong cider:Broadoak Kingston Black
Best specialist cider:Katy Rose
Best flavoured cider:Koppaberg Elderflower/lime
Best Cider maker:Thatchers.

LAZY DOG/PIPE & SLIPPERS/WINDMILL

Best Of The Best – Millwhites Rioja
Best Sparkling Cider – Thatchers gold
Best Sparkling Perry – Westons Organic
Best Still Cider – Orchard Pig Medium
Best Old Favourite – Thatchers Gold
Best Organic- Westons bottled
Best Small Producer – Millwhites
Best Strong Cider – Thatchers Katy
Best Specialist Cider – Millwhites rum cask
Best Flavoured Cider/Perry – Blackberry blush Millwhites
Best Cider Maker – Thatchers

THE ROYAL OAK

Best Of The Best: Addlestones
Best Sparkling Cider: Stowford Press
Best Still Cider : Thatchers Heritage / Old Rosie
Best Organic : Westons Organic
Best Small Producer : Hecks
Best Strong Cider: Old Rosie
Best Cider Maker : Thatchers

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