SCOTTISH-based brand Thistly Cross has been named among the best in the UK at a top awards ceremony.

The East Lothian cidermaker demonstrated its craftsmanship as it picked up an impressive five awards at the 2023 World Cider Awards. 

The Whisky Cask cider earned the business the presitigious title of UK's Best Flavoured Cider. 

The popular Elderflower and Scottish Fruits ciders were awarded silver followed by Strawberry with bronze in the same category. 

Meanwhile, Thistly Cross's Original Cider was awarded silver in the UK's Best Sparkling Cider category. 

Founder Peter Stuart said: "We're so proud of our range of Scottish ciders, and it's fantastic to see Whisky Cask singled out in the World Cider Awards.

"Whisky Cask shows the world what can be done with cider in Scotland, and it is one of our favourites to produce."