Knoll cider maker celebrates winning coveted gold award
Brent Knoll cider maker is celebrating this week after winning
a gold award in the industry's leading awards competitition.
Cider's Janet's Jungle Juice has won a joint gold award by being
named Cider Of The Year for the third time since 1997.
CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, announced the winners of its
annual National Cider and Perry Championships this week.
Cider's owner, John Harris, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"This fantastic news came completely out of the blue, so
I'm really pleased - it's great recognition."
the third time we've won gold and I think we're the only cider
maker to do that in the whole UK."
year's competition featured ciders and perries from across the
UK, with each cider and perry judged on its individual taste,
aroma, flavour, after-taste and overall appeal.
top awards were selected by a specially chosen panel of experienced
judges, drinks writers and CAMRA members.
Briers, CAMRA National Cider and Perry Committee Chairman, said:
"The quality and variety of real cider and perry is increasing
year-on-year, making our job as judges increasingly difficult."
a set of truly excellent drinks available this year at the festival,
and a competition which was very tight right until the final judging
we are confident these ciders and perries can truly be known as
the best in Britain."