Putley Cider and Perry Trials 2010

Where: Putley Village Hall, Herefordshire, HR8 2QN (Map)
When: Saturday May 1st
Who: Craft cider and perry makers.

The event took place with 90 entrants submitting 190 entries. This was the largest number of entrants/entries for the Blossomtime Trials. Again, the largest class was 40 entries to the Draught Dry Cider

Congratulations to all those who won - especially to Phill Palmer, Simon Day, Tom Oliver...

Also, thanks to John Parry for showing the forethought of bringing a camera to record the results! Hand-written notes are not the way to record Putley results, especially if you have entered yourself! Unfortunately, the link on the Big Apple website shows the 2009 winners, so here are the results transcribed:

Bottle Conditioned/Fermented Perry

  • 1st  Olivers Cider & Perry
  • 2nd Gabe Cook
  • Joint 3rd Barkers Real Cider & Perry
    Joint 3rd Once Upon a Tree

Bottle Conditioned/Fermented Cider

  • 1st Newton's Cider & Perry
  • 2nd  Olivers Cider & Perry
  • 3rd John Edwards

Draught Dry Cider

  • 1st Stuart Cooper
  • 2nd  James Marsden
  • 3rd The Amazing Cider Company

Draught Medium Cider

  • 1st James Marsden - Gregg's Pit
  • 2nd Ross-On-Wye Cider & Perry
  • 3rd The Amazing Cider Company

Draught Sweet Cider

  • 1st Palmers Upland Cider
  • 2nd Geoff Newman
  • 3rd Blaengawney Cider

Novice Cider

  • 1st Raglan Cider Mill
  • 2nd Pucklechurch Cider Company (O. Deakin)
  • 3rd Kate Morgan

Draught Dry Perry

  • 1st Matthew & Paul Holder
  • 2nd John Edwards
  • 3rd Ralph's Cider & Perry

Draught Medium/Sweet Perry

  • 1st James Marsden - Gregg's Pit
  • 2nd Little Cider Press Co
  • Joint 3rd Geoff Newman
    Joint 3rd Ralph's Cider & Perry

Novice Perry

  • 1st Richard Walker
  • 2nd Fred Meredith
  • 3rd Repudglic