Brady’s Lookout Cider receives Awards at 2016 Australian Cider Awards
Brady’s Lookout Cider from the Tamar Valley has received an equal Best in Class (Method Traditional Cider (disgorged) for its Premium Cuvee Cider at the 2016 Cider Australia Awards.
Presented at the Awards dinner on 7 October 2016 in Melbourne, the Australian Cider Awards are in their sixth year and are a recognition of the diversity and quality of ciders. With over 200 products from Australia, the USA, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain and New Zealand each of the 10 categories was hotly contested.
Speaking on the win, cidermaker Chris Brown said that it was gratifying for the Premium Cuvee Cider to be recognised as equal best in class. Also pleasing was the silver medal for the Wild Cuvee Cider that was also entered in the same class.
“As far as we are aware, we are the only cider house in Australia that devotes 100 per cent of our production to the methode traditionelle or sparkling style ciders and this makes us unique in the Australian market” said Chris Brown.
Chris said that “it was fantastic to see other Tasmanian cider’s from Willie Smith’s, Spreyton Cider and Pagan Cider also receive honours at the event”. Willie Smith’s French Blend Limited Release received the top prize.
Brady’s Lookout Cider is made from 100 per cent Tasmanian apples with the process taking up to 15 months from the initial press until finally it is ready for sale. “It is a complex process and mirrors the way that champagne is made” said Chris Brown.
Brady’s Lookout Cider is based in the prestigious sparking wine region of Rosevears in the Tamar Valley Tasmania. Chris and Caroline Brown have recently established a heritage orchard with over 80 cultivars on the property. Over time, these fruits will be used to blend new styles of their Cuvee methode traditionalle ciders.
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I purchased your cider last fortnight. Loved it so much, can I purchase two cases!