Mosier, Corvallis, Portland cideries share ‘Hard-Pressed’ top honors

Here are the results of the first ever Hard-Pressed Cider Fest awards, held April 12 at Mt. Defiance Fruit in Odell:

People’s Choice — Rack & Cloth, “Stony Pig”

Best of Show — 2 Towns Ciderhouse, “Hop Stalk”

Open Class

Gold — 2 Towns, “Bad Apple”

Silver — Portland Cider, “Pearfect Perry”

Bronze — No award

Fruit Class

Gold — Gorge White House, “Mixed Berry”

Silver — Gorge White House, “Blueberry”

Bronze — Bull Run, “Bramble Berry”

Hopped Class

Gold — Two Towns, “Hop Stalk”

Silver — Portland Cider, “Hop’rageous”

Bronze — Fox-Tail, “The HMS”


Gold — HR Ciderworks, “Hard Apple Cider”

Silver — Reverend Nat’s, “Newtown Pippin”

Bronze — Portland Cider Co., “Kinda Dry”


Gold — Portland Cider Co., “Sorta Sweet”

Silver — Hood Valley Hard Cider, “Apple Maiden”

Bronze — Fox-Tail, “Gala”

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