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Other Specialty Cider/Perry

Alpine Apple Cider

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Brendon George of Everett, WA, member of the Beer Renegades of Everett Washington (BREW), won a silver medal in Category #33: Standard Cider & Perry with a New World Cider during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. George’s New World Cider (Heritage Cider made with a cider apple blend) was chosen as the runner-up entry among 138 entries in the category.Read More

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Apple Pie Cider

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Stephen Mayo of Derry, NH, member of the Seacoast Homebrew Club, won a silver medal in Category #34: Specialty Cider & Perry with a Cider with apple pie cider spices during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Mayo’s Cider with apple pie cider spices was chosen as the runner-up entry among 162 entries in the category.Read More

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Nathan’s Ice Cider

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Nathan Williams of Somerville, MA, member of the Boston Wort Processors, won a gold medal in Category #34: Specialty Cider & Perry with an Ice Cider during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Williams’s Specialty Cider & Perry was chosen as the best among 162 entries in the category.Read More

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Dirty Water New England Cider

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This cider recipe is courtesy of Drew Beechum, fermented beverage extraordinaire, and is in his book The Everything Hard Cider Book.

Drew Beechum created this cider recipe in honor of the Boston Red Sox and the hit song "Dirty Water" by The Standells played after every home-game victory. It drinks dry, but not too dry, and incorporates brown sugar to get around that messy molasses stick while still retaining that unmistakable molasses flavor.

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Nathan’s 2016 Ice Cider

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Nathan Williams of Somerville, MA, member of the Boston Wort Processors, won a gold medal in Category: 33: Specialty Cider and Perry during the 2018 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Portland, OR. Williams' still, sweet ice cider was chosen as the best among 129 entries and helped him earn the AHA 2018 Cider Maker of the Year title. Read More

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Quick & Easy Malted Cider

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The following recipe is from the article "Quick & Easy Malted Cider" by Amahl Turczyn, featured in the March/April 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association to get a subscription to Zymurgy magazine and gain access to the digital archives.

Cider generally doesn't contain much in the way of yeast nutrients, so most hard cider recipes call for an addition. However, malted barley wort does contain yeast nutrients, and low-gravity wort "tailings" collected after you've finished sparging a high-gravity all-grain beer are easy to com by—just sparge a bit longer once your beer volume has been reached. The extra low-gravity wort provides excellent yeast nutrient for cider fermentation and lends a pleasing body, flavor, and complexity.

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“Westside Sweet Heat” Specialty Cider

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Jeff Carlson of Grand Rapids, MI won a gold medal in Category #31: Specialty Cider & Perry during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Carlson's specialty New World cider was chosen as the best among 128 entries in the category.

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Cider and Perry

Jalapeño Cider

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Donald Boyle of Colonia, NJ, member of the Woodbridge Homebrewers Ale & Lager Enthusiasts Society, won a gold medal in Category #28: Specialty Cider and Perry during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA with the help of Stephen Boyle. Boyle’s Specialty Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 96 final round entries in the category.Read More

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Spiced Cider

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John Jurgenson secured the title of 2006 National Homebrew Competition Cidermaker of the Year for his medium pétillant spiced cider he simply calls, "Spiced Cider."

This recipe along with the rest of the 2006 NHC-winning recipes are featured in the September/October 2006 issue ofZymurgy, which can be accessed by AHA members via the eZymurgy archive.

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Eve’s Demise

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Warren Billups of Bemidji, MN, member of the The Brewing Network, won a gold medal in Category #28: Specialty Cider and Perry during the 2011 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in San Diego, CA. Billups’s Specialty Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 90 final round entries in the category.Read More

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Cheater’s Cherries

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Jesse Stremcha of Saint Paul, MN, member of the Saint Paul Homebrewers Club, won a gold medal in <strong>Category #28: Specialty Cider and Perry</strong> during the 2008 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Cincinnati, OH with the help of Sarah Stremcha. Stremcha’s Specialty Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 76 final round entries in the category.Read More

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