Cider And Perry Beer Recipes

Cider and perry is a category of beverages made from the fermented sugars of apples and/or pears and other ingredients. BJCP styles include standard cider and perry (common cider, English cider, French cider, common perry, traditional perry) and specialty cider and perry (New England cider, fruit cider, applewine and other specialty cider/perry).

Cider and Perry

Spiced Cider

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Homebrewers Association

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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2011 Honeycrisp Celebration

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Homebrewers Association

Roger Kee of Everett, WA, member of the Greater Everett Brewers League, won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2012 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Seattle, WA. Kee’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 115 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2012 NHC Cidermaker of the Year title.Read More

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Cider and Perry

Squirt’s Perry

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Homebrewers Association

Edward Walkowski of Dalton, PA, member of the SAAZ (Scranton Area Amateur Zymologists), won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2011 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in San Diego, CA. Walkowski’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 96 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2011 NHC Cidermaker of the Year title.Read More

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Cider and Perry

Eve’s Demise

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Homebrewers Association

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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Cider and Perry

Stephan and Mark’s Apple Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Stephen Northcutt of Vallejo, CA, member of the Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE), won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2010 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Minneapolis, MN with the help of Mark Ristow. Northcutt’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 97 final round entries in the category.Read More

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Applewine

Anjie’s Applewine

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Homebrewers Association

Anjie Watts of Alpharetta, GA, member of the Brewmasters of Alpharetta, won a gold medal in Category #28: Specialty Cider and Perry during the 2010 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Minneapolis, MN. Watts’s Specialty Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 78 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2010 NHC Cidermaker of the Year title.Read More

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Cider and Perry

Jeff’s Common Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Jeff Carlson of Grand Rapids, MI, member of the Prime Time Brewers, won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2009 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Oakland, CA. Carlson’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 69 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2009 NHC CIdermaker of the Year title.Read More

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Cider and Perry

Gary’s Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Gary Weston of Bridgewater, NJ, member of the Woodbridge Homebrewers Ale & Lager Enthusiasts Soc, won a gold medal in Category #28: Specialty Cider and Perry during the 2009 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Oakland, CA with the help of Whales club project. Weston’s Specialty Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 73 final round entries in the category.Read More

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Cider and Perry

Westside Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Jeff Carlson of Grand Rapids, MI, member of the Prime Time Brewers, won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2008 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Cincinnati, OH. Carlson’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 93 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2008 NHC Cidermaker of the Year title.Read More

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Cheater’s Cherries

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Homebrewers Association

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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Cider and Perry

Joseph’s English Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Joseph Franconi of Red Hook, NY, member of the Hudson Valley Homebrewers, won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2007 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Denver, CO. Franconi’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 47 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2007 NHC Cidermaker of the Year title.Read More

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