Judges described it as “a complex, well-balanced cider. The floral aroma is followed by a sweet and sour taste with a hint of pineapple and dry finish”. Our photo shows Charles Roberts of Pickled Pig accepting the award from Andrea Briers, our Regional Director and CAMRA’s cider supremo, at the Stretham Village Feast.

Cambridgeshire also triumphed in the 2010 East Anglian Bottled Cider Competition, where the results were:

Cider
1st Oliver’s Choice, from Cromwell Cider, Huntingdon
2nd Cider, from Ouse Valley Cider, Cottenham
3rd Spartan Cider, from Cam Valley Orchards, Meldreth.
Perry
1st Perry, from Cromwell cider, Huntingdon