The Pacific Northwest Cider Awards Return To Seattle Cider Co. This Month – UPDATED

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Back in 2014, I told you about the first annual Pacific Northwest Cider Awards (PNWCA), hosted at Seattle Cider Company‘s taproom: The Woods.  It was a great success and returned for its 2nd year in June 2015.  Now, here we are in June of 2016 and the PNWCA is returning for it’s third and biggest year yet.

“Growing every year, the Pacific Northwest Cider Awards has received more than 180 cider entries in 15 categories from 44 cideries found in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. PNWCA raises awareness for the unique ciders being produced throughout the region while offering an easy way for the public to explore the world of cider.”

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Summer Cider Day Is Coming To Port Townsend In August

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I enjoy a good cider, but I don’t seem to drink enough of them.  When I go to a bar or taproom that serves both beer and cider on tap, it can be difficult to go for a cider when I see either a favorite beer or tap or one I haven’t tried before. There are far more ciders up on most tap lists that I haven’t tried yet, but I still tend to go for the beer more often than the cider.  I’m trying…

Perhaps Summer Cider Day will help.  This is the Fifth Annual Summer Cider Day and it takes place on Saturday, August 8 from 12 PM to 5 PM at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend out on the Olympic Peninsula.  They’ll have more than 60 ciders available to taste, on tap or from the bottle, from some of the best cideries in from Washington, Oregon and Montana.

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