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Strongbow Wins Big at 2015 World Cider Championships


Heineken USA's Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders portfolio was awarded four medals at the 2015 World Cider Championships hosted by

Strongbow Gold Apple and Strongbow Honey received a gold medal in the Common Cider and Specialty Cider categories, respectively, while the brand’s newest flavors, Strongbow Ginger and Strongbow Red Berries, took home a silver medal in the Specialty Cider and Fruit Cider categories.

“It is a great honor to be recognized with Gold Medals for the second year in a row for our Strongbow Gold Apple and Strongbow Honey flavors, as well as our Silver Medals for our newest innovations in the competition, Strongbow Ginger and Strongbow Red Berries,” said Alejandra de Obeso, brand director of Strongbow.

“Receiving these awards from one of the most prestigious competitions in the world is a testament to Strongbow’s 128-year-old expertise in producing high-quality ciders with exceptional recipes and taste," Obeso added.

The World Cider Championships is hosted in collaboration with the World Beer Championships, the nation’s oldest international beer and cider competition. Beers and ciders are rated on a 100-point quality scale. 

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