First Annual Cider Shake – Tieton Cider Cocktail Competition

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Logo via Cider Shake

Logo via Cider Shake

While Instagram and Pinterest start to peter out on their Pumpkin Spice-infused creations, Tieton Cider Works is gearing up for an infusion of their own. Cider Shake is the inaugural hard cider cocktail competition beginning November 1 and running through December 31.

Anyone over the age of 21 can enter the hand-crafted contest (some restrictions apply, see Cider Shake’s website for the fine print.) The main rule is that you must use 1 of the 13 available Tieton ciders in your own original cocktail recipe and the hard cider must make up at least 20% of the recipe’s contents. Contestants must record a video of them making their original cider cocktail recipe and upload the video plus photos and written recipe on to Cider Shake’s website. Winners will determined on YouTube and announced on January 29, 2016. You can enter up to four different recipes. Grand Prize winner will receiver $2,000, Second Place Runner Up will receive $1000, and 20 other winners will receive $100 and all be featured in the Cider Spiraling publication.

The following are the accepted Tieton cider Works ciders to use: Wild Washington, Apricot, Cherry, Dry Hopped, Blossom, Tieton Dry, Spice Route, Pumpkin, Cranberry Sparkling Perry, Cidermaker’s Reserve, Frost, or Wind.


Certified Cicerone®, Editor for New School Beer - Washington, she has been in the local beer industry for two years. Currently slinging beers at Stoup Brewing and is founder of the Seattle chapter of Girls Pint Out, member of Pink Boots Society, and contributor to Volume by Alcohol and Brewed For Thought.

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