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Postby TheBeerNut » Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:44 pm

Daniel from Stonewell is organising a cider competition this year, for both commercial and amateur cidermakers.

The registration deadline is this Saturday, 6th September; ciders need to be delivered to him by 18th September and the winners will be announced at the Irish Craft Cider Festival in Cahir on 21st September.

The amateur competition is divided into kit and juice classes and the fee to enter is €10 per cider.

Full details and the entry form are in this PDF. Classes 5 and 6 are the homebrew ones.
Fermenting: Cider
Running: Pale ale, IPA, Dry cider
Stock: Mead, Kit Barolo, Imperial stout, IPA, Quadrupel
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Postby Jenky » Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:23 pm

For those interested, the three judges at the competition are wine critics Tomas Clancy from the Sunday Business Post and Leslie Williams Irish Examiner and also Alex Hill from Vigo LTD (UK commercial cider machinery and equipment supplier)and cider judge at the major UK cider competitions.

Daniel also mentioned that he will be on the Stonewell Cider stand at the RDS Craft Beer & Cider Festival this weekend and application forms can be dropped into him there.

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Postby Will_D » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:10 pm

Bump!

Deadline is extended a bit!

Talking with the main man at the RDS: if you can e-mail an entry form ( as stated by say Monday ) that will be grand. The money can be snail-mailed.

If no-one else enters its gonna be Will v. Cider head again!

So come on guys lets put in the last effort!
Drinking:........HBC AG Kit American APA
Pri Fermenting:..AG Paulaner
Sec Fermenting:..LaTrappe Dubbel, AG Pilsner, Aventius AG Clone
Kegged: .........Cider
To Brew:.........HoorsLite, Hefe Dunkel, Dark Pilsner
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Postby Wallacebiy » Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:23 pm

I have two bottles of cider left

Technically they are flavoured ( having had an addition of raisin and rhubarb before fermentation )

And I promised them to someone .


mmmmmmmmmm
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Postby Will_D » Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:09 am

Bump!

Deadline is extended a bit!

Talking with the main man at the RDS if you can e-mail an entry form ( as stated by say Monday ) that will be grand. The money can be snail-mailed.

If no-one else enters its gonna be Will v. Cider head again!

So come on guys lets put in the last effort!

BTW "Turbo" ciders would be enetered under the kit class.
Drinking:........HBC AG Kit American APA
Pri Fermenting:..AG Paulaner
Sec Fermenting:..LaTrappe Dubbel, AG Pilsner, Aventius AG Clone
Kegged: .........Cider
To Brew:.........HoorsLite, Hefe Dunkel, Dark Pilsner
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