Thanks to all who participated in the Town Hall Cider Competition.

There were 31 entries judged and 33 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show – Cider

PlaceBrewer(s)Entry NameStyleClub
1stKevin MeintsmaHerefords PrideC1A: New World CiderPrimary Fermenters
2ndBryon RachuCaramel AppleC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry
3rdJeremy OlsenIce CiderC2D: Ice CiderSt. Paul Homebrewers Club
4thJosh MahoneyNew England CiderC2A: New England CiderMinnesota Homebrewers Association

Winning Entries

Table 1: Table 1 - New World Cider (13 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stKevin MeintsmaHerefords PrideC1A: New World Cider
2ndCharles BremerCat Scratch CiderC1A: New World Cider
3rdJosh LandyBatch 90C1A: New World Cider

Table 2: Table 2 - England/New England (6 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stJosh MahoneyNew England CiderC2A: New England Cider
2ndTom UrbanskiMaine Mystery Orchard CiderC2A: New England Cider
3rdJustin UelandC2C1B: English Cider

Table 3: Table 3 - Fruit, Applewine, Ice Cider (6 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stJeremy OlsenIce CiderC2D: Ice Cider
2ndKevin MeintsmaSassy TartC2B: Cider with Other Fruit
3rdChris SmithIce Is NiceC2D: Ice Cider

Table 4: Table 4 - Specialty Ciders (6 entries)

PlaceBrewer(s)NameStyle
1stBryon RachuCaramel AppleC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry
2ndJosh LandyBit O HoneyC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry
3rdKevin MeintsmaWoodinford ReserveC2F: Specialty Cider/Perry