On Thursday, June 5, 16 judges from across the Pacific Northwest gathered at Seattle’s Capitol Cider for the first annual Pacific Northwest Cider Awards. The inaugural competition drew an exciting 95 ciders from 26 cideries throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, Montana and parts of Canada. Divided into 10 distinct categories, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for almost every category, as well as a “Best in Show” medal, chosen from a second tasting made up of the gold medal winner from each category. Read more
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I’m honored to be on the planning committee for the first annual Pacific Northwest Cider Awards! We’ve been working hard on both the competition and festival side of things for months. I can’t believe that it’s now just 10 days away and can hardly wait. More than 25 ciders on tap in one great place sounds like heaven to me. Tickets are now on sale and are going fast, so get yours today!
Save the date and get your tickets now for the first annual Pacific Northwest Cider Awards & Festival (PNWCA)! Just three weeks away, cider lovers can secure their spot at the three-day cider festival beginning today through Brown Paper Tickets (http://pnwca.brownpapertickets.com/). Taking place Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8 at The Woods tasting room in SoDo, tickets can be purchased for each day of the festival for $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Admission includes a 13-ounce PNWCA tulip glass and 8 tasting tokens, each good for a 5-ounce pour – or a 10-ounce pour for two tokens – of any of the 25+ Northwest ciders on tap. Presented by Seattle Cider Company, sponsored by Capitol Cider, Uber and the Washington Beer Blog, craft enthusiasts won’t want to miss out this first-of-its-kind festival celebrating PNWCA competition winners and the Pacific Northwest’s growing cider industry with three days of amazing cider, food trucks, music and more. Read more
I’m thrilled to be part of this exciting new event. I hope to see you all there and if you own a cidery, please consider submitting your ciders for judging!
Pacific Northwest Cider Awards (PNWCA) is pleased to announce its first annual cider competition and public tasting event, taking place June 5 – 8, 2014! Presented by Seattle Cider Company, sponsored by Washington Beer Blog and Capitol Cider, PNWCA is comprised of a one-day private judging, followed by a three-day festival to be held at The Woods tasting room in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. With more than 20 cideries participating and nearly 25 ciders on tap, PNWCA is intended to raise awareness for the amazing ciders being produced in the area and is an event not to be missed. Read more